American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 22 (2019)

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 22 (2019)

Date: October 28 - December 01 

Kazakhstan

 

 

Illegal migration source of citizens from Central Asian countries stopped  in Almaty

In Russian: https://vlast.kz/novosti/36118-v-almaty-presekli-kanal-nezakonnoj-migracii-grazdan-iz-stran-ca.htm.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Sign Agreement on Migration

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/kyrgyzstan-i-kazakhstan-podpisali-soglashenie-v-oblasti-migratcii.

 

The most important trend in Kyrgyz foreign policy is protection of Kyrgyz citizens’ rights abroad

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/samoe-vazhnoe-napravlenie-vo-vneshnei-politike-kr-zashchita-prav-kyrgyzstantcev-za-rubezhom.

 

Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry asks Kyrgyz people not try to illegally enter the US through Mexico

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/mid-kr-prosit-kyrgyzstantcev-ne-pytat-sia-nezakonno-v-ekhat-v-ssha-cherez-meksiku.

 

An Information Center open up at the Western Bus Station for people traveling to work in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/na-zapadnom-avtovokzale-otkrylsia-informatcionnyi-tcentr-dlia-vyezzhaiushchikh-v-trudovuiu-migratciiu-v-rf.

 

Omurbekova discussed migration issues with the head of IOM regional branch A. Sabadosh

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/omurbekova-obsudila-s-glavoi-regional-nogo-otdeleniia-mom-a.sabadosh-voprosy-migratcii.

 

Government does not know the amount of  migrants renounced Kyrgyz citizenship

In Russian: here.

 

Government: Due to internal migration, Bishkek schools enroll 100 thousand more students than norm

In Russian: https://rus.azattyk.org/a/30275136.htm.

 

Since the beginning of 2019, 7 children abandoned by migrants in Russia returned to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/v-kyrgyzstan-s-nachala-2019-goda-vozrashcheny-7-detei-broshennye-migrantami-v-rossii.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

 

FAO to help Tajik migrants implement their business plans

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/10/31/fao-pomozhet-tadzhikskim-migrantam-realizovat-svoi-beznes-plany.

 

Remittances from Russia to Tajikistan is almost not inferior to the volume of bank loans

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/10/31/obem-denezhnyh-perevodov-iz-rossii-v-tadzhikistane-pochti-ne-ustupaet-obemu-bankovskih-kreditov.

 

UNICEF: more than three thousand “invisible children” revealed in Tajikistan

In Russian: https://rus.azattyk.org/a/30251736.htm.

 

 

Russia

 

 

Electronic migrant card to introduce  in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Number of migrants estimated in Russia

In Russian: https://vz.ru/news/2019/11/27/1010662.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

 

What types of social payments can migrant workers from the EAEU claim

In Russian: https://www.inform.kz/ru/na-kakie-vidy-socvyplat-mogut-pretendovat-trudovye-migranty-iz-eaes_a358858.

 

 

International News

 

 

270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/11/1052331.

 

Women and Young People Crucial to Successful Migration

In English: https://www.iom.int/news/women-and-young-people-crucial-successful-migration.

 

More than 500 billion dollars a year needed to ensure basic levels of social protection worldwide

In English: https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_729435/lang--en/index.htm.

 

 

Analytics 

 

 

Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan. Dreamed to earn money, but became victims

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan: how to resolve issues of violence against children of migrant workers?

In Russian: https://cabar.asia/ru/kyrgyzstan-kak-reshit-voprosy-nasiliya-v-otnoshenii-detej-trudovyh-migrantov/.

 

Political refugees from Central Asia: what drives people to forced migration?

In Russian: https://cabar.asia/ru/politicheskie-bezhentsy-tsentralnoj-azii-prinimayushhie-strany-dolzhny-ukreplyat-svoi-mehanizmy-predotvrashheniya-repressij-za-rubezhom/.

 

 

Publications 

   

World Migration Report 2020

In English: https://publications.iom.int/books/world-migration-report-2020.

 

Announcements 

   

 

ILO launches new statistics portal

In English: https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_726948/lang--en/index.htm.

 

 


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