Labour Migration and its Effects on the Demography and Labour Market of Serbia
The International Organization for Migration in Serbia is currently implementing the “Mainstreaming Migration into National Development Strategies” project. This project aims to enable countries to integrate migration into their national development planning documents and processes and to continually monitor and adjust their approaches to migration and development in consultation with all relevant stakeholders. Specifically, in Serbia, the project supports governments to mainstream migration into national development plans and sector policies, including thorough situation assessments, the formulation of policy objectives and integrated migration and development strategies, and by strengthening mechanisms for coordination within the government and with other stakeholders on migration-related issues.
The Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy (MoLEVSP) is planning a revision of the National Employment Strategy 2011-2020 this year (2015). With the aim at supporting the Ministry increase focus on labour mobility and more effectively manage internal labour mobility, the IOM has commissioned this research on Labour Migration and its Effects on the Demography and Labour Market of Serbia within the above mentioned project.