Most refugees live in developing countries of asylum, struggling to prove themselves in economies which are unable to absorb and make full use of their labour market potential.
As a result, their skills often remain unused and become obsolete over time. Key challenges for Europe include sharing the global responsibility for refugees fairly with major countries of asylum and meeting existing and future skill gaps and labour market needs.
- Creating a conceptual framework for the design of skills-based complementary pathways as a concrete proposal for lawful and safe pathways to protection of adult refugees, based on matching their skills with labour market needs
- Testing the conceptual frame- work in a number of European countries, and, possibly, devel- oping a country-speci c skills- based complementary pathway
- Piloting the pathwayChosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Refugee skills and labour market needs | Cedefop