American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 21

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 21

 

Date: July 6 - July 12, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakh government sets 2012 quota for foreign labor in  priority projects

In Russian: http://www.kt.kz/?lang=rus&uin=1133168926&chapter=115355730.

 

Social modernization of Kazakhstan: Twenty steps towards a Universal Labor Society

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2478336\.

 

New social jobs to be created in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.kt.kz/?lang=rus&uin=1133168007&chapter=1153557260.

 

Positive balance of migration remains constant in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=366412.

 

Atyrau oblast: on implementation of “Employment-2020” Program

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2478974.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan to hold session of CIS’ migration service heads  in the fall

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36616.

 

Migration Service of Russia in Kyrgyzstan to get diplomatic status

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/09/194051_migracionnoy_slyjbe_ rossii_v_kyrgyzstane_dadyt_dipstatys.html.

 

MFA of KR: 250-270 thousand illegal Kyrgyz migrants stay in Russia (photos)

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/09/194047_mid_kr_v_rossii_vsego_250_ 270_tys_nelegalnyh_kyrgyzstanskih_migrantov_foto.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan implements pilot project on preparation of specialists for employment in Russia

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1016901/ or here.

 

Askar Beshimov: Kyrgyzstan and Russia have agreement on organized employment for Kyrgyz citizens in Russia

In Russian: http://24.kg/cis/132831-askar-beshimov-u-kyrgyzstana-s-rossiej-est.html.

 

Branch of Russia’s Federal Migration Service to open in the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://24.kg/cis/132775-v-yuzhnoj-stolice-kyrgyzstana-planiruetsya-otkryt.html.

 

31 work permits for highly qualified specialists from Kyrgyzstan issued in Russia in the last two years

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1017651/ or here.

 

Most of Kyrgyz people in Russia live in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk oblasts, according to 2012 data

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1017291/ or here.

 

Number of Kyrgyz people who received work permits decreases by 12% for 6 months in 2012

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36601.

 

Higher level of Russian language knowledge required for labor migrants willing to work in service industries in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36598.

 

General Consulate of the KR in Almaty holds humanitarian aid action among migrants to help Blind and Deaf Society in Kara-Suu

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/36743.

 

Askar Beshimov: 20 to 28 thousand Kyrgyz labor migrants illegally work in Kazakhstan’s markets

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/news-stall/133022-askar-beshimov-na-rynkax-kazaxstana-nelegalno.html.

 

Job fair to be held in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/10/194141_v_bishkeke_sostoitsia_ iarmarka_vakansiy.html.

 

Tajikistan

 

Review of the progress of the implementation of the "National Strategy for migration of Tajik citizens abroad for the period of 2011-2015"

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/rassmotrenie-khoda-realizatsii-%C2%ABnatsionalnoi-strategii-trudovoi-migratsii-grazhdan-rt-za-rubezh.

 

Tajik Migration Service intends to expand cooperation with Arab countries

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-namerena-razvivat-sotrudnichestvo-so-stranami-arabskogo-mi.

 

Tajik MPs meet with leaders of Tajik Societies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/13038-tadzhikskie-deputaty-vstretilis-s-rukovoditelyami-obschestva-tadzhikistancev-belgii-niderlandov-i-lyuksemburga.html.

 

Issues of migrant remittances discussed in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/06/v_dushanbe_obsudili_voprosy_ denezhnykh_perevodov_migrantov.

 

FMS Department of Vologda oblast meets with Tajik diaspora on assistance in integration of Tajik citizens into Russian society

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-ufms-rossii-po-vologodskoi-oblasti-organizovana-vstr.

 

Unemployment, migration and education - general image of Tajik youth life

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/11/bezrabotica_migraciya_i_ucheba_%E2%80%93_obshaya_kartina_zhizni_tadzhikskoy_molodezhi.

 

IRP leader meets with Tajik labor migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/lider-pivt-v-moskve-provel-vstrechu-s-tadzhikskimi-trudovymi-migrantami.

 

G. Mix: "Tajikistan needs jobs"

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/06/g_miks_tadzhikistanu_nuzhny_rabochie_ mesta.

 

More than 18 thousand Tajiks join ruling party NDPT in the last six months

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/06/ryady_pravyashey_v_strane_ndpt_za_ polgoda_popolnili_svyshe_18_tys_tadzhikistancev.

 

Head of Labor and Social Protection Ministry in Tajikistan visits Zerafshan Valley

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-mintruda-i-sotszashchity-tadzhikistana-posetil-zerafshanskuyu-dolinu.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbeks face high risks as migrant workers

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=12397 or here.

 

Authorities to ensure employment of the population

In Russian: http://www.jahonnews.uz/rus/rubriki/obshestvo/obespechivaetsya_zanyatost_ naseleniya.mgr.

 

Raising salaries, pensions, stipends and social allowances

In Russian: http://www.jahonnews.uz/rus/rubriki/politika/o_povishenii_razmerov_ zarabotnoy_ plati_pensiy_stipendiy_i_soialnix_posobiy21.mgr.

 

Uzbek builders to return from Primorye

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/30799\.

 

Russia

 

New information system allows controlling migrants and reducing duration of passport issuance

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/07/12/dosje.html.

 

Security Council discusses issues of labor migration and fight against drugs

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/07/10/sovbez.html.

 

V. Putin promises return of simplified procedure of granting Russian citizenship to ex-citizens of USSR

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1017691/ or here.

 

V. Kolokolcev: Immigration policy should not only give the green light to migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2012/07/11/1009830.html.

 

Migrants may help improve demography

In Russian: http://novolitika.info/news/95067.

 

St. Petersburg to tighten control over migrants’ residing places  – City Department of Interior

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/11/v_sankt_peterburge_uzhestochat_ kontrol_za_mestmi_prozhivaniya_migrantov_gu_mvd.

 

National Diasporas in Primorye conduct activities on prevention of violations of migration and labor laws

In Russian: http://www.primorye24.ru/news/pressa/19023-nacionalnye-diaspory-primorya-vedut-rabotu-po-preduprezhdeniyu-narusheniy-migracionnogo-i-trudovogo-zakonodatelstva.html.

 

The province ranks first in the number of migrants in the VFD

In Russian: http://63.ru/text/factsline/541816.html.

 

Multilateral

 

Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are the most popular among emigrating Russians

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=12360 or here.

 

Who will conduct Russian language test for Gastarbeiter?

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/30760.

 

 

International News

 

UN expert believes that detention of migrants is not a solution

In Russian: http://www.ohchr.org/RU/NewsEvents/Stories/Pages/Imprisoningmigrantsis nottheanswersaysUNexpert.aspx.

 

Illegal stay in France is not a crime anymore

In Russian: http://www.ukrinform.ua/rus/news/nezakonnoe_prebivanie_inostrantsa_vo_ frantsii_ uge_ne_yavlyaetsya_prestupleniem_1433610.

 

Ukraine to strengthen the social and legal protection of migrant workers

In Russian: http://chaspik.pp.ua/ukraina/72004ukraina-usilit-socialnuyu-i-pravovuyu-zashchitu-trudovyh-migrantov.

 

Analytics

 

Mahmut Mamatmuminov: “After a working day a migrant does not have the energy or time to attend a Russian language class”

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/07/09/Makhmut-Mamatmuminov-Posle-raboty-migrantam-ne-do-urokov-russkogo-yazyka-290005.

 

Kazakhstan’s politicized labour disputes

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/kazakstans-politicised-labour-disputes.

 

Alisher Madanbekov: "Let us be a national ambassador between Kyrgyzstan and Russia"

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5026&Itemid=36.

 

Won’t "International" work?

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/piter/2012/07/06/1007704.html.

 

Advertising in simple language

In Russian: http://www.dp.ru/a/2012/07/06/Na_ponjatnom_jazike/.

 

S. Sobolev: Migration paradoxes of Russia. New policy in the old way

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1341859380.

 

Responsible and hard work

In Russian: http://www.top68.ru/officially/otvetstvennaya-i-slozhnaya-rabota-11884.

 

P. Svyatenkov: Simplifying Russian citizenship obtainment procedure would lead to mass migration of Central Asians into Russia. Who needs it?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1342001640.

 

A. Beshimov: We all will protect labor migrants’ rights

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_russia_migrants_beshimov_/ 24641656.html.

 

V. Golovachev: Who lives a better life in CIS?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1341918540.

 

"Patriots" hunted down in Russia, forced to ask for forgiveness

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_russia_patriot/24640222.html.

 

Friendship of people without illegals

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/07/12/Druzhba-narodov-bez-nelegalov-290693.

 

Bolot Shamshiev: Now I am a Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_bolot_shamshiev_cinema/24640194.html.

 

Publications

 

"Migration XXI Century" Independent News and Analysis Journal, № 3 (12), May - June 2012

In Russian: http://mirpal.org/files/files/migraciaXXI-3(12)-blok%20(3).pdf.

 

Migration Policy Practice, Volume II, Number 3, June-July 2012

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=50&products_id=813.

 

Interactive Map on Migration

In English: http://www.imap-migration.org/.

 

HIV and Bangladeshi Women Migrant Workers - An assessment of vulnerabilities and gaps in services

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=812&zenid=e8b70746be18961e05243fc2fc a58f26.

 

Announcements

 

UNICEF-DPS – Call for Internship Applications – Migration and Social Policy

In English: http://www.opportunitiesforyouth.org/2012/07/09/unicef-dps-call-for-internship-applications-migration-and-social-policy/.

 

Kyrgyz Ministry of Youth, Labor and Employment announces vacancies

In Russian: http://www.jashtar.kg/index.php/news/296-ministerstvo-molodezhi-truda-i-zanyatosti-ob-yavlyaet-konkurs-na-zameshchenie-vakantnykh-dolzhnostej.

 

MTM AMEDIP Workshop – South/South Cooperation in Migration & Development

In English: http://www.imap-migration.org/index.php?id=610&tx_cal_controller%5Bview%5D=event&tx_cal_controller%5Btype%5D=tx_cal_phpicalendar&tx_cal_controller%5Buid%5D=56&tx_cal_controller%5Blastview%5D=view-list%7Cpage_id-610&tx_cal_controller%5Byear%5D=2012&tx_cal_controller%5Bmonth%5D=07&tx_cal_controller%5Bday%5D=17&cHash=f42dbed7c2b5a45a7be33f21efc17716.

 


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