American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 34

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 34

 

Date: January 11-24, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

 

Kazakhstan is among top ten world leaders in volume of recruitment

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2526299.

 

Almaty hosts a photo exhibition on migrant workers life in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2527442.

 

Statistics Agency: 474,000 unemployed in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2526497.

 

Average wage in Kazakhstan in November makes 100,800 tenge

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2526499.

 

Employment via state program

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2528136.

 

Disparity in wages under the special control

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/268965.

 

Unemployment rate in Kazakhstan counts at 5.2%

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=376233.

 

800 jobs may be created in 8 new projects in Astana

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2528546.

 

Average monthly wage is 132,972 tenge in Almaty

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=375889.

 

400 new jobs provided by enterprises of the Astana Industrial Park in 2012

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2527944.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Social Fund opens representative office in Russia for portability of migrant workers income

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia: Lawyers to help migrants in train

In Russian: here  

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan must present medical certificates entering EurAsEC countries

In Russian: here  

 

No jobs for Kyrgyzstanis without medical insurance in Russia

In Russian: here  

 

Parliamentarians disagree transference of migration issues to the Youth Ministry

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-210529-ru.html.

 

External Migration Department works on simplifying procedures for migrants abroad in obtaining permits

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/48171.

 

Social Fund sets priorities in dealing with migrant workers

In Russian: here

 

Working efficiency in Kyrgyzstan linked to the level of wages

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-209537-ru.html.

 

MFA proposes to reduce immigration quota from 1300 to 600 in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-209563-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan plans to open more than 350,000 jobs in 5 years

In Russian: here

 

About 600 people get employed through job fair in January

In Russian: here

 

23,138 new jobs created in Jalal-Abad oblast last year

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/regions/full/47460.

 

"Interbilim" deals with migration issues

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/18_01_13_5.htm.

 

Majority of citizens appeal to MFA on consular and legal, passport and visa, and employment issues

In Russian: http://www.job.kg/news.php?sel=read&news_id=2396.

 

More than 60 thousand registered unemployed in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-210625-ru.html.

 

Youth Ministry: 39,500 unemployed find jobs through Employment Service in 2012

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1164121.

 

927 unemployed for one vacancy in Batken 

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/regions/full/47897.

 

Compatriots to help revealing illegal migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow

In Russian: here

 

Prosecutor General's Office asks to check organizations recruiting abroad

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/parlament_chro/26896/.

 

Presentation of book about everyday life of Kyrgyz migrant workers in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/26824/. 

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Remittances from migrant workers may grow in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-209500-ru.html.

 

Migrants to be taught how to stand for their rights

In Russian: here

 

Working meeting

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/rabochaya-vstrecha.

 

Lavrov and Rahmon to discuss issues on labor migration and supply of petroleum products

In Russian: here

 

Tajik police "cleans" the capital from illegal immigrants

In Russian: here 

 

Tajik labor migrants leave "children as orphans" behind

In English: here  

 

Remittances to Tajikistan made around USD 3.6 billion in 2012

In Russian: here

 

1,573 Tajiks taken US citizenship over the years of independence

In Russian: here

 

Tajikistan, Canada discuss labor migration cooperation issues

In Russian: here

 

"Young migrant" project to be implemented in northern Tajikistan

In Russian: here

 

Tajikistan publishes brochure for migrant workers in response to Petersburg’s “manual on cleaning tools”

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=376145.

 

More than 35,000 people get jobs in Tajikistan last year

In Russian: here

 

Remittances volume to Isfara remarkably increase

In Russian: here

 

Around 880,000 people leave Tajikistan in 2012

In Russian: http://kant.kg/2013-01-22/bolee-877-tyis-chelovek-vyiehali/

 

International Airport of Dushanbe: More than 1,000 citizens of Tajikistan refused to enter Russia last year

In Russian: here

 

Statistics on employment data in Kulob diverges with Hall report

In Russian: here

 

British diplomat meets in Moscow with representatives of Tajik Diasporas in Russia

In Russian: here 

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

Labor migrants from Uzbekistan learn Russian

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1054210/ or here.

 

IFC and other development organizations declare their willingness to jointly work in order to create jobs

In Russian: http://mir.uzreport.uz/news_r_101955.html.

 

Interests of entrepreneurs - under the protection of the law

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/press/society/17048.

 

Uzbekistan recognizes the fact of human trafficking. And what is next?

In Russian: http://russian.eurasianet.org/node/59820.

 

More than 970,000 new jobs planned in 2013 in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://economics.uzreport.uz/news_r_102049.html.

 

Uzbekistan employs more than 450,000 college graduates in 2012

In Russian: http://society.uzreport.uz/news_r_102047.html.

 

 

Russia

 

Russia to register biometric information of migrants in special database

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7218&Itemid=74.

 

Federal Migration Service of Russia allows photos of migrant workers in headscarves and hijabs for documents

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/145509-federalnaya-migracionnaya-sluzhba-rossii.html.

 

Interior Ministry approves new rules of migration policy in Russia

In Russian: http://www.70rus.org/more.php?UID=23435.

 

Moscow. Round table "Simplification of migration legislation in Russia: forecasts, risks and consequences"

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2013/01/17/1081631.html.

 

Permission to work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.epochtimes.ru/content/view/69844/3/.

 

Draft law on attracting skilled migrants to work submitted to the State Duma

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/rossia01.php#25.

 

Foreigners to be able to work without quotas in Russia on 59 professions

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/rossia01.php#26.

 

Official unemployment in Russia increased by 4.1% in December 2012

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/rossia01.php#18.

 

State Duma to simplify the process of obtaining Russian citizenship

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7241&Itemid=75.

 

Putin orders FMS to conclude agreement on Tajikistanis stay in Russia

In Russian: here

 

Employers cheating migrants in Russia to be listed in "black list"

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rabotodatelei-obmanshchikov-migrantov-v-rossii-budut-vvodit-v-chernyi-spisok.

 

Church wants to help migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tserkov-khochet-zanyatsya-migrantami-v-rossii.

 

Confirmation requirements of Russian language knowledge for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.migrator.ru/news/?id=399.

 

More "legalized" migrants in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/01/24/V-Peterburge-stalo-bolshe-legalizovannykh-migrantov-332104.

 

Krasnoyarsk reduces number of work quotas for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.press-line.ru/novosti/2013/01/krasnoyarskiy-kray-sokratil-kolichestvo-rabochih-kvot-dlya-trudovyh-migrantov.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Nearly 20% of working women employed are unpaid in Central Asia

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1054298/ or here.

 

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Ukraine top the list of countries with high volume of remittances from Russia

In Russian: here 

 

Central Asian laborers vulnerable as global unemployment raises

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=13507.

 

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan conducts projects on ensuring access to basic services by migrants’ family members

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/23_01_13_1.htm.

  

 

International News

 

IFC: There are about 200 million unemployed

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ifc-v-mire-naschityvaetsya-okolo-200-millionov-bezrabotnykh.

 

ILO chief: Less austerity, more investment needed to tackle job crisis among youth

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-mot-obespokoen-bezrabotitsei-sredi-molodezhi.

 

Labor Minister of Germany: German labor market is not ready for a protracted recession

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2525849.

 

Ukraine among leading countries on migration flows

In Russian: http://zn.ua/SOCIETY/ukraina_sredi_stran_liderov_po_emigratsii_.html.

 

ILO: About 75 million young people are unemployed in the world

In Russian: http://mir.uzreport.uz/news_r_102059.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

Who seeks happiness in the West ...

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_illegal_immigration/24821264.html.

 

A.Kamenetsky: Wrecking migration policy. What it is in reality

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358136720.

 

China and WTO chase migrant workers to Russia?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358135640.

 

Who will help newcomers?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7159&Itemid=74

 

Illegal migrant workers to be settled in barracks

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7181&Itemid=35.

 

Registration Act: only questions now

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7165&Itemid=35.

 

Economy: migrants, registration to remind citizens on fundamental truth

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7143&Itemid=35.

 

Moscow needs a museum of migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/nauka04.php.

 

V.Panfilova: Rahmon hopes for Lavrov’s support. Russia can provide one

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358397240.

 

K.Duyshebaeva: Labor quota for Kyrgyz companies. Kazakhstan protects itself from migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358311020.

 

How to stop flow of illegal migration to Russia?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358309400.

 

On difficulties migrants face in learning Russian language

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/gazeta025.php.

 

On migration in Moscow

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/gazeta022.php.

 

Quite unsafe migration

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7237&Itemid=74.

 

Kyrgyzstan: Labor migrants leave behind “social orphans”

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/66436.

 

Prime minister to force migrants to receive Russian driver licenses

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7250&Itemid=75.

 

Church wants to start Russian language courses for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7272&Itemid=35.

 

Russian law leads migrant workers to underground

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/russian-law-leads-migrant-workers-underground/24871711.html.

 

Head of FMS of Russia: Uzbek or Tajik migrant villages in Russia is fiction

In Russian: http://kant.kg/2013-01-22/glava-fms-rossii-uzbekskie-ili/.

 

Fights with corruption, not with migrants

In Russian: here  

 

M.Odinaev: Tajik migrants - victims of their government?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358929200.

 

S.Karomatullo: Fewer young Tajiks choose professional jobs

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358920080.

 

Tajikistan links the base with migrants. Dushanbe is in no hurry to ratify key agreement with Moscow

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1358488560.

 

 

Publications

 

Independent socio-political newspaper "Pluralism", № 24, December 2012

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/pluralizm-24.pdf.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 2, January 2013

In Russian: here 

 

 

Announcements

 

Regional Workshop: Regulation of economic migration in the CIS

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/anons.php#15011316.

 

International Conference on Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0537/anons.php#1501133.

 

Meeting 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.

 

9th European Regional Meeting

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/meetings-and-events/regional-meetings/europe-and-central-asia/erm-9/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Join our Twitter Q&A session on global unemployment

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/meetings-and-events/events/WCMS_202928/lang--en/index.htm.

 

 


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