American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 16

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 16

 

Date: June 1-7, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan meets ILO standards on social support of women and children - Abdykalikova

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/255899.

 

Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the RK reviewed the results of the first phase of the Reform of Social Services (2009-2011)

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/255954.

 

Kazakh Government adopts program of "Affordable Housing 2020"

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469622.

 

Issues of Youth Employment to be discussed at a meeting of the Council for Youth Policy under the President of the RK

In Russian: http://www.kt.kz/?lang=rus&uin=1133168488&chapter=1153555609.

 

Vice-Minister of Internal Affairs K. Tynybekov: Refugees in Kazakhstan to work

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469968.

 

Poor education and skills are the main obstacles to youth employment

In Russian: http://www.kt.kz/?lang=rus&uin=1133168071&chapter=1153555611.

 

S. Nokin: 63 million squares of new housing to be given to people. “Affordable Housing -2020"

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469741.

 

This year, more than 500 NKSU graduates to become participants of the program "In the village - with a diploma"

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469235.

 

15 families received apartments in Temirtau within Employment-2020 Program

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469285.

 

A real holiday was held for Kazakh children in New York

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469274.

 

Citizens of Kazakhstan to go to Egypt on new rules which are delayed in taking effect

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=364001.

 

Resident of Southern Kazakhstan was sentenced for 5.5 years for human trafficking

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2469382.

 

Four Citizens of Kazakhstan were deported from U.S.

In Russian: http://www.diapazon.kz/kazakhstan/kaz-incidents/45234-iz-ssha-deportirovali-4-grazhdan-rk.html. 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Visa-free regime to 44 countries around the world to be introduced before the end of 2020

In Russian: http://tazabek.kg/news:315601/ or here.

 

Foreign Ministry clarifies the residence of Kyrgyz citizens in Turkey by the result of introducing visa-free regime

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985701/ or here.

 

The Kyrgyz parliament to consider legislation on intangible cultural heritage and the amendments to the Labor Code

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985791/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan offers to allow termination of employment for unsatisfactory results of probationary period

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/34639.

 

Prime Minister Babanov and Kyrgyz citizens living in Turkey discuss problems of employment and issuance of work visas

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:987521/ or here.

 

Group of deputies are in Russia to get acquainted with the living conditions of Kyrgyz migrant workers

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:987281/ or here.

 

Reduced quota for labor migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/07/191133_depytatam_rasskazali_o_ sokrashenii_kvoty_dlia_trydovyh_migrantov_v_rossii.html.

 

A. Atambaev discussed Pamir Kirghiz issues and plans with the Minister of Public Security of China

In Russian: http://kg.akipress.org/news:531231.

 

In Kyrgyzstan, 592 thousand children engaged in jobs unacceptable for their age and development

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985601/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan to celebrate the World Day Against Child Labor

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985591/ or here.

 

Bakyt Egemberdiev: Many of the missing children in Kyrgyzstan to be found in Kazakhstan, where they are kept in bondage

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/130525-bakyt-yegemberdiev-mnogix-bez-vesti-propavshix.html.

 

Number of people with disabilities who cannot find jobs increasing year by year

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/130601-v-kyrgyzstane-ezhegodno-rastet-chislo-invalidov.html.

 

Real wages in Kyrgyzstan increased by 33% in February

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/economy/2012/06/04/190605_v_fevrale_realnaia_ zarabotnaia_plata_v_kyrgyzstane_vyrosla_na_33.html.

 

Kyrgyz citizens in Korea, told the Prime Minister O. Babanov about marriage problems in this country

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985981/ or here.

 

Students of professional lyceums conduct information campaign to protect the rights of migrants

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/regions/2012/06/04/190692_ychashiesia_profliceev_ provodiat_informacionnyu_kampaniu_po_zashite_prav_migrantov.html.

 

Attention to the outflow of Kyrgyz college graduates abroad

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/05/190741_v_kyrgyzstane_ozabotilis_ ottokom_vypysknikov_vyzov_za_rybej.html.

 

Declining number of natural labor exchanges in the south of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20120604/10909.html.

 

KVN-game "Stop Human Trafficking" among the students of vocational schools in Kara-Suu

In Russian: http://fergana.akipress.org/news:193251/.

 

Young people of the Osh region work part-time in production of construction sand during the school holidays

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20120604/10913.html.

 

Work and Travel to Turkey

In Russian: http://www.kib.kg/news/view/id/5953.

 

Nearly 14,000 people to migrate from Kyrgyzstan to Russia

In Russian: http://kant.kg/2012-06-06/kyrgyzstana-rossiyu-sobirayutsya/.

 

In Moscow, the Kyrgyz embassy and Kyrgyz Diaspora organized celebration for Child Protection Day

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:986031/ or here.

 

A concert of "Kyrgyz Stars" in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/38795/491.py.

 

The film "Empty House" is "The best full-length feature film” according to "Stars of Shaken"

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:987171/ or here.

 

Auditions for roles in the film "Salaam, New York" in New York

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/01/190444_v_nu_yorke_v_iune_ provedyt_kastingi_na_roli_v_filme_salam_new_york.html. 

 

Tajikistan

 

Minimum pensions and salaries no longer are equal in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-vpred-minimalnye-razmery-trudovykh-pensii-i-zarabotnykh-plat-ne-budut-identichn.

 

The Tajik government helps migrants in Russia getting payment for work

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/05/pravitel_stvo_tadzhikistana_pomogaet_ migrantam_dobivat_sya_v_rossii_vyplaty_zarplat.

 

Head of the Migration Service of Tajikistan met with the leadership of Federal State Unitary Enterprise "PVA" Russian Federal Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/nachalnik-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-tadzhikistana-vstretilsya-s-rukovodstvom-fgup-pvs-fms-rossii.

 

Meeting of the Migration Service management of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus with teachers and students of the Agrarian University

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrecha-rukovodstva-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-respubliki-tadzhikistan-i-posla-respubliki-belarus-s.

 

The flow of labor migrants from Tajikistan to Russia has increased

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/05/potok_trudovykh_migrantov_iz_ tadzhikistana_v_rossiyu_uvelichivaetsya.

 

"Hot time" for Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/goryachaya-pora-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

"Tajik labor migrants" express distrust in staff of the Migration Service of the RT

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/05/tadzhikskie_trudovye_migranty_ vyrazhayut_nedoverie_k_sotrudnikam_migracionnoy_sluzhby_rt.

 

Tajikistan’s Embassy in Berlin held open day

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/05/posol_stvo_tadzhikistana_v_berline_ provelo_den_otkrytykh_dverey.

 

‘Nelegal-2012’ operation carried out in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-provedena-operatsiya-nelegal-2012.

 

Representation has helped our citizens

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/predstavitelstvo-okazalo-pomoshch-nashemu-grazhdaninu.

 

In one of Moscow’s schools a competition was held, "I perceive you, Tajikistan!"

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-odnoi-iz-moskovskikh-shkol-proshel-konkurs-ya-tebya-poznayu-tadzhikistan.

 

The legalization and employment of Tajik citizens discussed in Novosibirsk

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-novosibirske-obsudili-voprosy-legalizatsii-i-trudoustroistva-tadzhikskikh-grazhdan.

 

28 Foreigners Expelled from Tajikistan by Result of "Nelegal" Operation

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/01/iz_tadzhikistana_za_mesyac_byli_ deportirovany_28_inostrancev.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Young Entrepreneurs’ School kicks off in Tashkent

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:985711/ or here.

 

Most labor migrants from Uzbekistan in Bashkortostan

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338982666/.

 

Foreigners can obtain residence permit in Tashkent

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:986211/ or here.

 

Temporary registration in Tashkent replaced by registration in the place of residence

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:986161 or here.

 

In support of the family business

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19518/.

 

Competition, a factor of development

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/19512/.

 

Russia

 

Shoigu wants to know the number of migrant children in kindergartens

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338983056/.

 

Sobyanin: Labor migration exacerbates the traffic problems in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2012/06/05/988922.html.

 

50% of Russians do not mind if their children study with children of migrants

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338550180/.

 

Lydia Grafova: Migration policy of Russia serves the interests of corruption (audio report)

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1328.

 

Problems of migrant workers and their employers in 2012 (audio report)

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1323.

 

Russians still not ready to accept migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38815/376.py.

 

Two departments of Stavropol joined to fight migration crime

In Russian: http://www.stavropolye.tv/society/view/46443.

 

Commemorative service held in Moscow to mark the 50th anniversary of the tragic events

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=631&Itemid=63.

 

More than 228 thousand migrants arrived in Moscow to work in 2012

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/05/v_2012_godu_v_moskvu_na_ rabotu_pribyli_bolee_228_tys_migrantov.

 

City Hall: more migrant workers than tourists arriving in Moscow among foreigners

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38828/878.py.

 

The cost of training workers in Russian language on the basis of the University of Nizhny Novgorod is 5 rubles

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338551378/.

 

Two-fold increase of migrants with work permits in Bashkortostan

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338550705/.

 

11 of the 130 detained migrants go home

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338550055/.

 

Illegal taxi drivers colonize Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38816/870.py.

 

Foreign students act against migration service officials

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338982507/.

 

Friendly football match on the eve of celebrating the 20th anniversary of the FMS of Russia in Novosibirsk

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-preddverii-prazdnovaniya-20-letiya-fms-rossii-v-novosibirske-sostoyalsya-tovarishcheskii-futb.

 

Persian-speaking diaspora to celebrate anniversary of M. Kanoata in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/06/v_moskve_persoyazychnye_diaspory_ otmetyat_yubiley_m_kanoata. 

 

Multilateral

 

CIS countries count among leaders in the number of victims of forced labor - ILO report

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:986531/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan agreed to simplify cross-border movement of people and goods

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:987191/ or here.

 

Procedures discussed to help CIS citizens abroad

In English: http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2468927.

 

Pavel Dyatlenko: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia to conduct sociological research related to migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/130252-pavel-dyatlenko-v-kyrgyzstane-kazaxstane-i-rossii.html.

 

International News

 

In a world of forced labor victims reached 21 million people - ILO study

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1338608599.

 

International Organization for Migration fears exploitation of children in the Ukraine during UEFA EURO 2012

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1338608954.

 

The authorities of Beijing have initiated a raid on illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1338551245/.

 

Portugal not complying with EU norms concerning illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1338550883/.

 

Unemployment grows in the European Union 

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2468807.

 

Brazil - the most promising country for labor migration

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1338797822/.

 

Analytics

 

Impact of migrants on migration and the epidemiological situation were discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/main/1338796453/

 

Migrant women from Kyrgyzstan to become the object of extreme jealousy of their compatriots in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/analytics/full/34350.  

 

No custom orders that infringe on the dignity of man in a democratic society

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/ne-imeyut-mesta-byt-v-demokraticheskom-obshhestve-tamozhennye-poryadki-posyagayushhie-na-dostoinstvo-cheloveka.html.

 

In Kyrgyzstan, the breadwinners are women migrant workers

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1338797071/.

 

Transcript of a round table to discuss the adaptation strategies of migrant workers and their families in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/38811/414.py.

 

Increased flow of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/uvelichenie-pritoka-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Night in prison or "Oh poor Tajiks Say a Word"

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/04/noch_v_obez_yannike_ili_o_ bednom_tadzhike_zamolvite_slovo.

 

What sociologists and migrants themselves say about life of migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/02/chto_govoryat_o_zhizni_migrantov_ v_rossii_sociologi_i_sami_migranty.

 

Here is the answer to the question: "Who among us trades Tajiks?"

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vot-i-otvet-na-vopros-kto-iz-nas-torguet-tadzhikami.html.

 

Relying on migrants –

Why it is advantageous for employers to invite Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/06/05/reg-szfo/migranty.html.

 

Expert: Migrants overseas - What is the Kyrgyz media ignoring?

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1538220.html.

 

... migration and the economy in Russia

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0511/gazeta010.php.

 

E. Chernetsov: What Russians do not dream about... becoming Russian citizens, illegal immigrants could lose their job

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1338802680.

 

V. Vladimirskaya: Know-how of Tajiks. Divorce – three SMS with the word "talaq"

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1338755760.

 

E. Dyakonov: System cruelty. Islam Karimov - next (from the book "Zona.uz")

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1338753780.

 

I. Galushko: Institute of garden girls. What are the causes of child labor in cotton?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1338890340.

 

Ya. Norbutaev: Year of robust cell in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1338879120.

 

Publications

 

"Your right. Migration »№ 11, June 2012

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_ocherednoj_nomer_gazety_vashe_ pravo_migracija_11_ijun_2012_goda/2012-06-08-104.

 

Effective Protection of Domestic Workers: A guide to designing labor laws

In English: http://www.ilo.org/travail/areasofwork/domestic-workers/WCMS_173365/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/publications/books/forthcoming-publications/WCMS_173363/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Provisional List of Delegations - International Labour Conference 101th Session, Geneva

In English: http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/WCMS_181134/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume II, Number 2, April–May 2012)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=35_36&products_id=793&zenid=e9c411a8e80f3c095bef 9226c964c2d8.

 

Announcements

 

FMS peers, answer!

In Russian: http://ufms.omsk.ru/www/ufms.nsf/0/4F94DD8222F99E31C6257A13001E84A0?OpenDocument.

 

The Migration Police is listening!

In Russian: http://www.diapazon.kz/aktobe/aktobe-city/45305-migracionnaya-policiya-slushaet.html.

 

Senior Labour Officials' Meeting (SLOM) Forum on Increased Mobility of Skilled Labour

In English: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/events/eventAS/cache/offonce?entryId=31844.

 

Workshop to Develop an "Anti-Labour Trafficking Manual"

In English: http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/events/eventAS/cache/offonce?entryId=31843.

 


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