In Braga, 40% of residents are under 30 years old, and the city has attracted and retained residents at a time when Portugal’s population overall was declining. For this “Mayor of the Moment” interview, Braga Mayor Ricardo Rio shares his strategies to support youth in the city.
The arrival of migrants in OECD regions is not new. In 2019 alone, 5.3 million new permanent migrants settled in OECD countries, many moving from one OECD country to another. These included foreign doctors, nurses and scientists.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe. It is also sending shockwaves through the global economy. The tourism sector, which directly accounts for nearly 7% of jobs in the OECD is likely to be among the hardest hit – again. How can policy makers address this new crisis?