American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 26

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 26 (2018)

Date:  December 10 - 24  

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Migration catalyst for the development of Kyrgyz economy - the UN

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/migratciia-katalizator-razvitiia-ekonomiki-kyrgyzstana-oon.

 

Internal migrants prefer to settle in cities - research

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/vnutrennie-migranty-predpochitaiut-osedat-v-gorodakh-issledovanie.

 

Migration of Kyrgyz citizens cause search for a better life - ILO

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/prichina-migratcii-grazhdan-kyrgyzstana-poisk-luchshei-zhizni-mot.

 

Social contributions of migrants to transfer from Turkey to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan proposes to create a migration police

In Russian: http://www.ktrk.kg/post/26601/r.

 

In Kyrgyzstan offer set quota for migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant workers cannot leave country until they set up children

In Russian: here.

 

International Migrant Day: About 700 Thousands of Kyrgyz Work Abroad

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/mezhdunarodnyi-den-migranta-okolo-700-tys-kyrgyzstantcev-trudiatsia-za-granitcei.

 

Issues of migration discussed in Osh, in the framework of events dedicated to the International Day of Migrants

In English: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/7247-v-oshe-obsudili-voprosy-migratsii-v-ramkakh-meropriyatij-priurochennykh-k-mezhdunarodnomu-dnyu-migrantov.

 

A permanent commission on internal migration issues to create in Osh Gorkeneş

In English: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/7230-v-oshskom-gorkeneshe-budet-sozdana-postoyannaya-komisiya-po-voprosam-vnutrennej-migratsii.

 

MFA launched a round-the-clock hotline on WhatsApp, Telegram and Viber

In Russian: here.  

 

Government bodies began to identify families in which children of migrant workers live

In Russian: here.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

 

Improving protection of migrant children discussed in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2018/12/12/v-dushanbe-obsudili-voprosy-uluchshenii-zashhity-detej-migrantov.

 

In Dushanbe, identified best advocate for the rights of migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20181222/v-dushanbe-opredelili-luchshego-zatshitnika-prav-migranto.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

ILO Director-General on First Ever Visit to Uzbekistan

In English: https://www.ilo.org/moscow/news/WCMS_654945/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Uzbekistan and ILO to develop long-term cooperation roadmap

In Russian: https://podrobno.uz/cat/politic/uzbekistan-i-mot-razrabot.

 

 

Russian

 

 

Russia against "sharing responsibility" for migration crisis

In Russian: https://ria.ru/20181211/1547818313.htm.

 

Labor mobility of Russians grows over the year, according to study

In Russian: https://ria.ru/20181212/1547844830.htm.

 

Number of illegal migrants calculated in Russia

In Russian: https://lenta.ru/news/2018/12/21/nelegal.

 

 

International News

 

 

General Assembly officially adopts roadmap for migrants to improve safety, ease suffering

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102894.

 

Migrants: ‘A powerful driver’ of economic growth, ‘dynamism and understanding’

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102870.

 

Governments urged to put first ever UN global migration pact in motion, post-Marrakech

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102825.

 

Governments adopt UN global migration pact to help ‘prevent suffering and chaos’

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102804.

 

New migration pact highlights key role of business in protecting migrants, say UN experts

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102908.

 

 

Analytics 

   

 

A future of work for Russian youth

In English: https://www.ilo.org/moscow/news/WCMS_655550/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Global Compact on Refugees: How is this different from the migrants’ pact and how will it help?

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/12/102864.

 

In pursuit of money. How do labor migrants live in Almaty?

In Russian: https://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/v-pogone-za-dengami-kak-jivut-trudovyie-migrantyi-v-almatyi-359664.

 

Valentina Chupik: Migrants from Kyrgyzstan are not ready to live in a legal society

In English: here.

 

Kazakhstan: Thousands of labor migrants cannot protect their rights

In Russian: https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/kazakhstan-shymkent-problemy-migrantov/29664240.htm.

 

Russia is for Russians. Sergey Mikheev - about fear of migrants

In Russian: https://www.svoboda.org/a/29652011.htm.

 

What problems do Uzbek labor migrants face outside country?

In English: https://365info.kz/2018/12/s-kakim-problemami-stalkivayutsya-uzbekskie-trudovye-migranty-vne-svoej-strany.

 

Kazakhstan committed to help migrants

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/32171-kazahstan-objazalsja-pomogat-migrantam.htm.

 

Why do Tajikistan need migrant scientists?

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20181218/zachem-tadzhikistanu-migratsiolog

 

Migration in Russia: what is more, good or harm

In Russian: https://regnum.ru/news/polit/2540513.htm.

 

 

Publications 

   

 

Extended Migration Profile, Kyrgyzstan (2015-2018)

In Russian: http://iom.kg/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Migration-Profile-2018-in-Russian.pd.

 

Extended Migration Profile, Kyrgyzstan (2015-2018)

In Kyrgyz: http://iom.kg/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Migration-Profile-2018-in-Kyrgyz.pd

 

 

Announcements 

   

 

Training for lawyers of the Center for Assistance to Migrants on: “Methods and mechanisms for protecting rights of migrants and members of their families”

In English: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/7241-trening-dlya-yuristov-tsentrov-sodejstviya-migrantam-na-temu-metody-i-mekhanizmy-zashchity-prav-migrantov-i-chlenov-ikh-semej.

 

Rights of labor migrants need protecting

In English: https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/statements-and-speeches/WCMS_654602/lang--en/index.htm

 

 


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