American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 28

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 28

 

Date: August 24- August 29, 2012

Kazakhstan

  

Ambassador of Kazakhstan: Astana and Tashkent to sign an agreement on labor migration

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1564254.html.

 

More than 4.7 thousand villagers get employed by "Employment 2020" Program

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2489505.

 

Unemployment rate in Kazakhstan at 5.2% in July

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0519/panorm01.php#13.

 

Unemployment rate in the Pavlodar region in the II quarter decreases by 0.3%

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1039950/ or here.

 

About 50 thousand people participate in training offered by "Employment-2020" Program in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2489752. 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

New head of the Federal Migration Service representative of Russia in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/135541-naznachen-novyj-rukovoditel-predstavitelstva.html.

 

Ambassador to Russia B.Junusov takes part in the discussion of voluntary medical insurance for the CIS countries citizens

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1039916/ or here.

 

NGOs learn new techniques for HIV and TB prevention among migrants

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?p=780.

 

Mayor I.Omurkulov: Number of children entering the first grade in Bishkek increase due to internal migration

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1040076/ or here.

 

Moscow holds public hearings of Kyrgyz Diasporas on signing readmission agreement

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1039930/ or here.

 

Nurbyubyu Kerimova: Kyrgyzstan should create agency that would deal with migration issues

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/135687-nurbyubyu-kerimova-v-kyrgyzstane-neobxodimo.html.

 

Handing out leaflets in Kyrgyz language about admission to school in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Volunteers teach Russian language Kyrgyz migrants in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz migrants get help on observation of Russian laws

In Russian: here.

 

Average monthly salary for the year increased by 28.3% in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0519/panorm01.php#7.

 

Over  $ 1 billion of remittances since the beginning of 2012 in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/39225.

 

Consulate General of Kazakhstan opens in Osh, Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=369134.

 

Singer Kanykei to perform in the U.S. and to appear in the shot of "Salaam, New York" film

In Russian: here.

 

Moscow to host grand event in honor of the independence of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/39217/937.py. 

 

Tajikistan

 

Public council at the migration service agency meets in Dushanbe today

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbe-proidet-vtoroe-zasedanie-obshchestvennogo-soveta-pri-ms.

 

Issues of improving migrants’ access to health services discussed in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news.

 

Tajikistan takes part in the International Conference on Migration Control

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-prinyal-uchastie-v-mezhdunarodnoi-konferentsii-po-voprosam-migratsionnogo-kontroly.

 

Dushanbe to discuss the rights of women migrants

In Russian: here.

 

IOM Hosts Workshop for Managers in the Elimination of Health Risks and Prevention of Industrial Accidents and Occupational Diseases Including HIV and AIDS

In Russian and English: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/162-iom-hosts-workshop-for-managers-in-the-elimination-of-health-risks-and-prevention-of-industrial-accidents-and-occupational-diseases-including-hiv-and-aids.

 

Clerical leaders of Tajikistan promote sympathies for Tajik migrants in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

"Sozandagoni Watan" to meet with migrants in Siberia

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/%C2%ABsozandagoni-vatan%C2%BB-vstretitsya-s-migrantami-v-sibiri.

 

TV MIR "Tajik migrants to learn Korean language" (video)

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/tv-mir-tadzhikskix-migrantov-budut-uchit-korejskomu-yazyku-video.html.

 

Vacancy fair in Ganchi

In Russian: here.

 

56.6 thousand people in Tajikistan are officially unemployed

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/13826-v-tadzhikistane-oficialno-bezrabotnymi-yavlyayutsya-566-tys-chelovek.html. 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Entrepreneurship protected by law

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/20417/.

 

Job fair

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/20452/.

 

Devoted to the development of entrepreneurship

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/20484/.

 

Workers' interests are under protection

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/politics/20479/. 

 

Russia

 

Exam on Russian language to be compulsory for migrants in 2013

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1039906/ or here.

 

Putin: System of migration management in the country needs modernization

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/24/Putin-Sistema-upravleniya-migratcionnymi-protcessami-v-strane-trebuet-modernizatcii-299964.

 

Discussion on the issue of health insurance for migrants held in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Committee on Labor: Lack of internal migration leads to an increase of external migration

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/29/Otsutstvie-vnutrennei-migratcii-vedet-k-rostu-vneshnei-migratcii---Komitet-po-trudu-300782.

 

Department of FMS declares "war" on the companies 'supplying' foreign employers

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/30/UFMS-obyavilo-voinu-kompaniyam-postavlyayuschim-inostrantcev-rabotodatelyam-301062.

 

Putin: Russia's ethnic communities should be involved in integration process of migrants into society

In Russian: http://korrespondent.net/russia/1387253-putin-nacionalnye-obshchiny-rf-dolzhny-prinimat-uchastie-v-integracii-migrantov-v-obshchestvo.

 

The State Duma believes that one exam on Russian language for migrants is not enough

In Russian: http://www.rbc.ru/rbcfreenews/20120824193422.shtml.

 

Migration Service distributes dictionaries for gastarbeiters

In Russian: http://nsk.dkvartal.ru/news/migracionnaya-sluzhba-razdaet-slovari-gastarbajteram-236637104.

 

Volunteers support the proposal to organize migrant children in schools

In Russian: http://news.spbmy.ru/2012/08/23/6866/.

 

A joint project to create a platform that unites NGOs in the field of migration

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1431.

 

International conference on cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking and illegal migration starts in Yekaterinburg

In Russian: here.

 

Novosibirsk region to fight with fictitious migration

In Russian: http://ksonline.ru/news/-/id/11399/.

 

Kaliningrad police is looking for illegal immigrants on the market

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/26/Politciya-Kaliningrada-ischet-nelegalnykh-migrantov-na-rynke-300249.

 

Vladikavkaz puts migrants into schools

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/5412984.

 

Most migrants are confident that after midnight is dangerous to go out

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/29/Bolshinstvo-migrantov-uvereny-chto-posle-12-ti-nochi-v-gorod-vykhodit-nelzya--volonter-300786.

 

Migrant workers write prose and poetry in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here. 

 

International News

 

For the first time the U.S. universities provide scholarship for illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2012/08/24/1026357.html.

 

UNODC assumes chair of the Global Migration Group

In English: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking/2012/unodc-assumes-chair-of-the-global-migration-group-gmg.html.

 

Britain keeps an eye upon you

In Russian: http://atworld.ru/ru/news/78349.html.

 

Nepal bans women under 30 from working in the gulf

In English: http://www.migrant-rights.org/2012/08/11/nepal-bans-women-under-30-from-working-in-the-gulf/. 

 

Analytics

 

Exam for migrants to breed corruption

In Russian: http://gorno-altaysk.com/news_world/?page=1569.

 

Labor migrants and criminality in Russia

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/13784-trudovye-migranty-i-prestupnost-v-rossii.html.

 

Employers might be advised to medicate workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39208/210.py.

 

Labor Ministry to toughen conditions for migrants employment

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5708&Itemid=35.

 

Ignorance - darkness

In Russian: http://www.gazeta.ru/social/2012/08/27/4738685.shtml.

 

Cruelty for benefit

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39209/951.py.

 

Better in advance and better

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5692&Itemid=35.

 

Memo for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5668&Itemid=35.

 

Every fifth resident of Russia competes with a migrants in the labor market

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5663&Itemid=35.

 

Problems of illegal immigration to Russia. What is the reason?

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1430.

 

Russian migration policy raises barriers to skilled personnel and breeds illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.newizv.ru/politics/2012-08-29/168845-krovnoe-delo.html.

 

Investigation of "KP": Revolt against migrant workers in Leningrad region

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1345966860.

 

Publications

  

IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 4 - Regulating Private Recruitment in the Asia–Middle East Labour Migration Corridor

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=49&products_id=824.

 

Chinese Migration in Central Asia at the beginning of XXI century. Economic approach of migration from China on the example of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Challenges and Opportunities

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0519/biblio03.php. 

 

Announcements

 

Fostering the Social and Professional Reintegration of Return Labour Migrants. A training course co-organised by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO) and the European University Institute (CRIS Project)

In English: http://rsc.eui.eu/RDP/research-projects/cris/meetings/training-courses/. 

 

 

 


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