American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 20

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 20

 

Date: June 29 – July 5, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan’s president criticizes Ministry of Labor and governors’ work in implementation of Employment - 2020 Program

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2476903.

 

Society of universal labor should be created in Kazakhstan - N. Nazarbayev

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2476975.

 

Foreigners residing in Kazakhstan fear that their children do not receive IIN

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=365747.

 

“Nur Otan” holds public hearings on Employment – 2020 Program implementation in Kachirsky of Pavlodar oblast

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2476753.

 

Over five thousand jobs to be created in Almaty – City Mayor A. Esimov

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2476511.

 

Student construction and youth team rally starts work semester in Pavlodar

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2476265.

 

In June subsistence minimum rose to 17,188 tenge in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=365750.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry considers it appropriate to determine immigration quota at 1337 persons for 2012

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/132615-mid-kyrgyzstana-schitaet-celesoobraznym-opredelit.html.

 

Moscow cuts off free treatment quota for Kyrgyz citizens

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/29/193228_moskva_prekratila_besplatno_ lechit_kyrgyzstancev_po_kvote.html.

 

O. Babanov discussed issues on pension contributions with representatives of the Kyrgyz Diaspora in Astana

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1011531/ or here.

 

Omurbek Babanov: “Kyrgyzstan is interested in implementing a program similar to the “Employment Map” in East Kazakhstan oblast”

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36264.

 

KR Social Fund registers 63,000 migrants working abroad

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36443.

 

Omurbek Tekebayev: “Dual citizenship agreement with Russia would be a powerful impetus to integration”

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/politics/18647.

 

Representatives of the Kyrgyz Diaspora in Astana complain to Prime Minister O.Babanov about the absence of direct air/rail routes to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38943/206.py.

 

Kyrgyz Club proposes to establish a Day of Kyrgyzstan abroad

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/18577.

 

There are many successful Kyrgyzstanis in the U.S.– President of the International Association of Kyrgyzstanis “Kyrgyz Club”

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1010681/ or here.

 

Lydia Imanalieva: “Many of our compatriots occupy senior positions in international organizations”

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/politics/full/36129.

 

Kyrgyzstan Culture Days to be held in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36108.

 

Eighteen Kyrgyz people smuggled to Chechnya are returned to their homeland

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/02/193339_vosemnadcat_vyvezennyh_ obmanom_v_ chechnu_kyrgyzstancev_vernylis_na_rodiny.html.

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs helps a Kyrgyz citizen return to his homeland

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/02/193353_mid_pomojet_vozvratitsia_ kyrgyzstancy_ na_rodiny.html.

 

Tajikistan

 

Workshop at the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection with the Chief of Migration Service of the Republic of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/rabochee-soveshchanie-v-ministerstve-truda-i-sotsialnoi-zashchity-naseleniya-s-uchastiem-nachal.

 

Tajikistan’s Migration Service holds job fair

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-provela-yarmarku-vakansii.

 

Visa regime may oblige the receiving country to provide a migrant with good working conditions, quality of life and timely payment of wages

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vizovyj-rezhim-obyazhet-prinimayushhuyu-storonu-obespechivat-migrantu-usloviya-truda-kachestvo-zhizni-i-svoevremennuyu-vyplatu-zarabotnoj-platy.html.

 

Ruling party in Tajikistan NDPT continues campaign in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pravyashchaya-v-tadzhikistane-ndpt-prodolzhaet-agitatsionnuyu-kampaniyu-v-rossii.

 

Moscow doctors, descendants from Tajikistan, decide to unite to help migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/moskovskie-vrachi-vykhodtsy-iz-tadzhikistana-reshili-obedinitsya-dlya-okazaniya-pomoshchi-migra.

 

Two “youth” projects launched in the north of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/03/na_severe_tadzhikistana_startovali_ dva_molodezhnykh_proekta.

 

Day of National Unity and Harmony marked in the south of Russia

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/na-yuge-rossii-otmetili-den-natsionalnogo-edinstva-i-soglasiya.

 

Migrants returned their salaries

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/05/migrantam_vernuli_zarabotnuyu_platu.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Meeting with staff of the Uzbek Embassy in Russia

In Russian: http://vmurmanske.ru/news2.php?article=1193321.

 

Increase in HIV/AIDS expected among migrant workers - Uzbek experts

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1014751/ or here.

 

Employers’ rights are under law protection

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/press/society/14948.

 

Number of young professionals increases

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19816/.

 

Certificates issued for young entrepreneurs

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19851/.

 

Doing business with a diploma

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19836/.

 

Russia

 

Russia’s Labor Ministry suggests including labor migrants in retirement system

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mintruda-rossii-predlagaet-vklyuchit-trudovykh-migrantov-v-pensionnuyu-sistemu.

 

FMS plans to increase charge for violation of registration rules

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2012/06/29/998073.html.

 

FMS suggests increasing ban on entry to up to 10 years for foreigners in the RF who violated immigration laws

In Russian: http://oko-planet.su/politik/newsday/124992-fms-predlagaet-uvelichit-do-10-let-srok-zapreta-na-vezd-v-rf-inostrancev-narushivshih-migracionnyy-zakon.html.

 

Administrative responsibility of employers and foreign employees for violation of immigration laws in the RF territory

In Russian: http://www.lawmix.ru/content.php?id=3059.

 

Migrants and those unhappy with migrants complain to the Ombudsman

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/06/29/Migranty-i-nedovolnye-migrantami-pozhalovalis-ombudsmenu-287978.

 

Concessions to Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://re-smi.ru/3405-Gastarbayteram_poschli_navstrechu.html.

 

Migrants working in housing utility services and trade to take Russian language test

In Russian: http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=840886&cid=7.

 

Russia has the highest number of illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.rus-obr.ru/days/18751.

 

Post offices receive immigration documents

In Russian: http://www.propiska.us/registraciya/sng/276-priyom-migracionnyx-uvedomlenij-na-pochte.html.

 

Transbaikal waits for miners, doctors and teachers

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/30632.

 

Salary of migrants in St. Petersburg to range from 15 to 25 thousand rubles next year

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/07/05/Zarplata-migrantov-v-Peterburge-v-buduschem-godu-sostavit-ot-15-do-25-tys-rublei-289210.

 

Multilateral

 

Main human rights activists of Kyrgyzstan and Russia agree on cooperation

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/29/193201_glavnye_pravozashitniki_ kyrgyzstana_i_rossii_dogovorilis_o_sotrydnichestve.html.

 

Remittances to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have slowed

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=12331.

 

The influx of people from Central Asia to Tatarstan increases

In Russian: http://www.temakazan.ru/news/society/item/4555/.

 

International News

 

OECD counts migrants

In Russian: http://www.gosrf.ru/news/4922/.

 

Analytics

 

Only 13% have the right to work out of more than 9.5 million foreigners living in Russia

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/iz-bolee-chem-95-millionov-inostrancev-uzhe-zhivushhix-v-rossii-pravo-na-rabotu-imeyut-vsego-13.html.

 

T. Kuan: Democracy in square. Kazakhstan launches “Affordable Housing – 2020” Program

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1340953140.

 

America is not a mother

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/132589-amerika-ndash-ne-mama.html.

 

Taxi driving is dangerous for migrants

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/rabotat-taksistom-dlya-migranta-opasno-dlya-zhizni.html.

 

Millions of migrant workers do not pay taxes. And then get upset ...

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/30586.

 

How to protect honor, pride, patriotism and love?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4964&Itemid=33.

 

New book by Larisa Parshina to help migrants learn Russian language

In Russian: http://www.stapravda.ru/20120630/novyy_uchebnik_larisy_parshinoy_pomozhet_ migrantam_vyuchit_russk_61741.html.

 

Let us build camps for migrants

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/06/29/profsouz.html.

 

Publications

 

New issue of “Your right. Migration” № 13, July 2012 published

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_ocherednoj_nomer_gazety_vashe_pravo_ migracija_nbsp_13_ijul_2012_god/2012-06-29-107.

 

Global Migration Issues, Vol. 1 - Global Perspectives on Migration and Development (GFMD Puerto Vallarta and Beyond)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=36&products_id=802&zenid=f798137fc68cf554fdade017ad91dac8.

 

IOM's International Migration Law Unit

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=34&products_id=804&zenid=dfc08476498aa240699ad3c5dd22e309.

 

News on labor migration, May 2012

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/05_2012/.

 

Announcements

 

Invitation to the 1st Forum of Compatriots “Mekendeshter”

In Russian: http://www.forum.roza.kg/.

 

II International Forum of Rural Youth “Development of agribusiness and rural areas in compliance with WTO requirements” announces call for applications

In Russian: http://www.jashtar.kg/index.php/news/291-ii-mezhdunarodnyj-forum-selskoj-molodezhi-razvitie-agrobiznesa-i-selskikh-territorii-s-uchetom-trebovanij-vto-ob-yavlyaet-nabor-uchastnikov.

 

Call for applications: Employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases, ITC-ILO, Italy

In English: http://www.ilo.org/safework/events/courses/WCMS_167025/lang--en/index.htm.

 


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