American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 33

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 33

 

Date: January 1-10, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

Minister of Labor and Social Protection Serik Abdenov meets with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Kazakhstan Pek Chuhen

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/268463.

 

5491 people get jobs in 2012 in Astana with the assistance of employment bodies

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2523616  

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan to establish a public council to protect migrants' rights

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/145198-v-kyrgyzstane-sozdadut-obshhestvennyj-sovet-po.html

 

Kyrgyz Parliament offers to develop a national policy to support compatriots abroad

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/145191-v-parlamente-kyrgyzstana-predlagayut-razrabotat.html

 

Non-governmental funds to help provide pensions to Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Embassy: Number of migrants from Kyrgyzstan working in the service sector is growing

In Russian: here

 

Naples Mayor may support creation of a cultural center for migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-208969-ru.html.

 

Russian language teachers association promotes assistance to migrants from Kyrgyzstan and other republics

In Russian: here.

 

Many Kyrgyz do not need language examination in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan can lose more than half of workers due to migration in the next 3 years - forecast

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-208678-ru.html.

 

134 Kyrgyz citizens get permission to work in Russia by successfully passing Russian language test

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-209032-ru.html.

 

"Creeping migration" from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to Kyrgyzstan, says T.Akun

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/47245 

 

Tajikistan 

 

Putin is offered to agree on Tajikistan citizens stay in Russia

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/16134-putinu-predlozhili-podpisat-soglashenie-o-prebyvanii-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-v-rossii.html. 

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan presents annual report for 2012

In Russian: here.

 

More than 132 thousand new jobs created  in 2012 in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

950 persons reportedly placed in jobs trough job fairs last year

In English: http://www.news.tj/en/news/950-persons-reportedly-placed-jobs-trough-job-fairs-last-year.

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan helps labor migrants get their salary again

In Russian: here. 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan tightens penalty for illegal migration

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/01/07/Nakazanie-za-nezakonnuyu-migratciyu-uzhestochili-v-Uzbekistane-328498

 

Unemployed in Tashkent to get retrained for free

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=375277.

 

Migrants from Uzbekistan get first place in Russia, ahead of Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.profi-forex.org/novosti-rossii/entry1008148789.html.

 

Uzbeks are not afraid of Siberian winters

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=34544.  

 

Russia

 

RF increases criminal penalties for organizing illegal migration

In Russian: here.

 

Putin takes care of the legal status of migrant workers in Russia

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/01/03/1078473.html.

 

FMS Ex-deputy head: registration of migrants in the country is must (video)

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1663.

 

Memo for migrant workers to build in Yekaterinburg

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/economy/1610576.html.

 

First newspaper for migrant workers released in Ryazan

In Russian: http://www.mr7.ru/articles/65008/.   

 

Multilateral

 

CIS citizens flood in Finland

In Russian: http://www.nord-news.ru/news/2013/01/10/?newsid=42304.  

 

International News

 

Euro zone set a new record in unemployment

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1357701399.

 

Migrants reach record number in Sweden

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/01/04/V-Shvetcii-otmechaetsya-rekordnyi-rost-chislennosti-migrantov-328070.

 

Labor exploitation, main reason for human trafficking, says IOM report

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/press-briefing-notes/pbn-2012/pbn-listing/labour-exploitation-main-reason.html.

 

Stories of Return Website Launched

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/press-briefing-notes/pbn-2013/pbn-listing/stories-of-return-website-launch.html 

 

Analytics

 

Five problems of Kyrgyz-Kazakh relations

In Russian: http://www.gezitter.org/politic/17084_pyat_problem_kyirgyizsko-kazahskih_otnosheniy/.

 

Scale of labor migration

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/chto_dalshe/2013-01-02-1487.

 

Russia does not need  millions of migrants

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1357659540.

 

Have you celebrated the New Year with migrants?

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_russia/24815316.html.

 

Violence increases

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/chuzhoj_sredi_svoikh/2013-01-02-1488.

 

New registration rules can solve the problem of "rubber houses"

In Russian:

http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7100&Itemid=74.

 

Does the current generation of migrants have a future?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7083&Itemid=33.

 

Penalties toughened for illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7109&Itemid=47 

 

Publications

 

Documentary film “Moscow through tears”

English subtitles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_t3gTt4vAQ&list=UUs_xNajKMU60fbeIhcxStoA&feature=plcp

 

Research Workshop Report: Protecting Rights of Kyrgyz Labor Migrants: Identifying Key Challenges

In English: here.

 

Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection

In English:  http://www.ilo.org/travail/Whatsnew/WCMS_173363/lang--en/index.htm.

 

New issue of “Your right. Migration”, № 1, January 2013

In Russian: here.

 

International Migration, Vol. 50(Supplement s1) 2012

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=903 

 

Announcements

 

of Experts on Forced Labor and Trafficking for Labor Exploitation

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/meetings-and-events/WCMS_201042/lang--en/index.htm. 


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