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News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 108

Date: November 16 - 29, 2015  

Kazakhstan

 

About 15% of migrant workers arriving in Kazakhstan suffer from infectious diseases - A.Tsoy

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2840879.

 

Offer to establish a council for migrants in Astana

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2842976.

 

Economic growth in Kazakhstan attracted migrants from Central Asia

In Russian: http://vlast.kz/novosti/14367-akimat-astany-procitiroval-mnenie-glavy-etnokulturnogo-obedinenia-o-tom-cto-migranty-iz-srednej-azii-obespecili-ekonomiceskij-rost-kazahstana.html.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Fight against illegal migration in the framework of the CSTO to discuss in Bishkek

In Russian: here.

 

NISI proposed scenarios for the migration situation with the accession to EAEC

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/99076.

 

Kyrgyzstan became a donor of labor in the early 2000s

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz migrants are poorly informed about the rules of stay in Russia - Andrey Yakimov

In Russian: here.

 

Study: The outflow of able-bodied population from Kyrgyzstan continues

In Russian: here.

 

Flow of hired workers from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan fell sharply after the accession of KR to the EAEC

In Russian: here.

 

An action "Call to migrant" takes place in Osh

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/regions/full/98956.

 

External migration - threat to national security

In Russian: http://ktrk.kg/ru/novosti/vneshnyaya-migraciya-ugroza-nacbezopasnosti.

 

Internal migrants of Kyrgyzstan cannot get guaranteed access to social services - expert

In Russian: here.

 

The right to education - a fundamental right of migrants in the EU - expert

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/society/72510_pravo_na_obrazovanie_-_eto_fundamentalnoe_pravo_migrantov_v_es__ekspert/.

 

Expert: semi-legal status of migrant workers - main reason for their expulsion from Russia

In Russian: here.

 

100 days of KR in the EAEC: more Kyrgyz to leave for Russia

In Russian: http://www.akchabar.kg/news/100-dnej-kr-v-eaes-bolshe-kyrgyzstancev-uezzhaet-v-rossiyu/.

 

More than 60% of foreign migrants in Kyrgyzstan are citizens of China

In Russian: http://kyrtag.kg/society/bolee-60-inostrannykh-migrantov-v-kyrgyzstane-sostavlyayut-grazhdane-kitaya-.

 

Mostly young people of 18-29 years leave from Kyrgyzstan for labor migration

In Russian: here.

 

More than 700 thousand citizens of Kyrgyzstan abroad

In Russian: here

 

One-third would like to stay

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2015/11/26/migr.html.

 

On average, a labor migrant sends to Kyrgyzstan $ 170 per month

In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/migration/20151126/1020424449.html.

 

3000 foreigners violated the migration legislation of Kyrgyzstan since the beginning of 2015

In Russian: here.

 

Highest rates of migration in Batken, Jalal-Abad, Osh region

In Russian: here.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

The entry of Tajik citizens to Russia may temporarily limit

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/vezd-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-v-rossiyu-mogut-vremenno-ogranichit.

 

Tajikistan: Toddler’s Death Exposes Vulnerability of Migrants in Russia

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/76171.

 

Minister of Labor of Tajikistan offered to facilitate the conditions of migrants stay

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2015/11/28/ministr-truda-tadzhikistana-predlozhila-oblegchit-usloviya-prebyvaniya-migrantov.

 

IMF: Reduced growth in Russia affects Tajikistan through remittances, trade and investment

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mvf-snizhenie-rosta-v-rossii-povliyaet-na-tadzhikistan-cherez-denezhnye-perevody-torgovlyu-i-in.

 

Doubt the accuracy of Russian statistics on migrants in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-somnevayutsya-v-tochnosti-rossiiskoi-statistiki-po-migrantam.

 

Ubaidulloev: Currency in Tajikistan comes not only through remittances

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2015/11/25/ubaydulloev-valyuta-v-tadzhikistan-postupaet-ne-tolko-za-schet-denezhnykh-perevodov.

 

1500 citizens of Tajikistan opened entry to Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/1500-grazhdanam-tadzhikistana-otkryli-vezd-v-rossiyu.

 

Tajiks in Moscow are asked to beware of scams

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskikh-grazhdan-v-moskve-prosyat-osteregatsya-moshennikov.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

Deputies approved the employment program

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/news/view/3502.

 

 

Russia

 

Problems in the Russian economy affect the earnings of visitors

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/13540479.

 

Migration crisis: Russia and Norway agreed on cooperation

In Russian: http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2689414.

 

State Duma offered to temporarily restrict entry to Russia for citizens of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2015-11-16--v-gosdume-predlozhili-vremenno-ogranichit-vezd-v-rossiju-grazhdanam-tadzhikistana-turkmenistana-i-uzbekistana-20562.

 

Deputy Head of Russian FMS: situation with illegal migration from Kyrgyzstan improved

In Russian: http://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2015-11-19--zamglavy-fms-rossii-situacija-s-nezakonnoj-migraciej-iz-kirgizii-uluchshilas-20626.

 

"Kommersant": Russians get 15% more than migrants

In Russian: http://www.gazeta.ru/business/news/2015/11/20/n_7910429.shtml?utm_source=google&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=all.

 

Russian FSS banned the airport "Pulkovo" to recruit people from Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/18733-fsb-rf-zapretila-aeroportu-pulkovo-prinimat-na-rabotu-vyhodtsev-iz-srednej-azii.html.

 

State Duma to hold the ratification of the agreement between RF and KR on the order of stay

In Russian: here.

 

Migration reduces turnover

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2861071.

 

MSD passed a bill to increase patent cost for migrants

In Russian: http://ria.ru/moscow/20151125/1328037240.html.

 

CIS countries unify migration legislation

In Russian: http://www.vestikavkaza.ru/news/Strany-SNG-unifitsiruyut-migratsionnoe-zakonodatelstvo.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

 

Agreement on the introduction of an electronic map of the migrant in the CIS to discuss in Armenia

In Russian: here

 

 

International News

 

 

UN Secretary-General presented a plan to respond to the crisis with migrants

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2841507.

 

Net migration to UK hits record 336,000, statistics show

In English: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34931725.

 

 

Analytics

 

Pulkovo and FSS refused to talk about the prohibition of employment

In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/asia/20151120/1020260848.html.

 

Central Asia: migration as a development resource

In Russian: http://russiancouncil.ru/inner/?id_4=6864#top-content.

 

Between migrants and terrorists

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/politics/24022075/.

 

How deceived seamstress escaped from slavery. Story of Kyrgyz woman in Russia

In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/migration/20151125/1020389828.html.

 

Migrants tend to trust their own informal relations - expert

In Russian: here

 

Second wave of "black list" waiting for migrants

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/27383557.html.

 

Not useful in the place of birth

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/gde-rodilsya-i-tam-ne-prigodilsya.

 

Labor migration: pros and cons

In Russian: http://www.express.am/article/40_1131/view/trudovaja-migracija-plyusy-i-minusy.html.

 

Tajikistan: dependence only on the export of manpower - Sh.Zarifzoda

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1448477400.

 

Hopelessness of labor migrants paves the way for strengthening criminal situation in Tajikistan - A.Dustov

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1448381040.

 

 

Publications

 

"Migration in Russia: economic aspects"

In Russian: http://russiancouncil.ru/inner/?id_4=6588#top-content.

 

Open Webinar "Remittances: Central Asia and the global experience"

In Russian: http://russiancouncil.ru/inner/?id_4=6845#top-content.

 

Labor migration and labor-intensive industries in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan: opportunities for human development in Central Asia

In Russian: here

 

Advocacy Centre Presentation: Identification and registration of internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/3194-23-noyabrya-2015-prezentatsiya-ets-vyyavlenie-i-registratsiya-vm-po-mestu-prebyvaniya.

 

New issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 23, December 2015

In Russian: here.

 

New issue of  “Compatriots” № 11, November 2015

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Initiatives 2016

In English: http://publications.iom.int/books/migration-initiatives-2016?language=en.

 

IOM Key Statistics 2011–2014

In English: http://publications.iom.int/books/iom-key-statistics-2011-2014?language=en.

 

 

Announcements

 

Forum "Protecting the rights of migrant workers and their families in the changing environment"

На русском: http://camplatform.org/information-resources/press/press-release/item/506-forum-zashchita-prav-trudyashchikhsya-migrantov-i-chlenov-ikh-semej-v-izmenyayushchejsya-srede.

 

BPC Meeting: Migration situation in Kyrgyzstan and EU

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/3206-26-noyabrya-2015-zasedanie-bos-migratsionnaya-situatsiya-v-kyrgyzstane-i-es.

 

 


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