American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 35

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 35

 

Date: January 25 – February 7, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

Ministry of Labor prepares forecast of labor resources balance for 2013-2017

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/269752.

 

Demand for highly qualified personnel in Kazakhstan exceeds supply - labor market analysis

In Russian: here.

 

Youth unemployment down in Astana

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2530822.

 

4000 vacancies in the health system of Kazakhstan today

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2530428.

 

Employment of unemployed in Atyrau

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2529913.

 

66 foreigners in Northern Kazakhstan Oblast held liable for violating immigration laws

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2530013.

 

Almaty discusses issues of employment and timely payment of wages

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2531198.

 

Youth unemployment rate reduced five times in Kazakhstan for the last 10 years - S. Abdenov

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1360216761.

 

S. Abdenov: 187,000 people participate in the "Employment-2020" Program

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=377191 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz President, UNHCR discuss mixed migration, emergency preparedness, statelessness and refugees

In English: here.

 

Social Fund intends to develop new concept of pension security

In Russian: here.

 

Parliament of Kyrgyzstan insists on creating separate migration ministry

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/146533-v-parlamente-kyrgyzstana-nastaivayut-na-tom-chto.html

 

Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry offers to approve the immigration quota

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130129/15471.html.

 

Russia Non-governmental Pension Fund ready to work for migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-211682-ru.html.

 

Pension allowance is the main problem of Kyrgyz migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-212100-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan leads region in female migrants, report says

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=13603.

 

Kyrgyz authorities may restrict female migration

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1360232531.

 

Kyrgyzstan: Labor migrants grapple with russian-language requirement

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/66491.

 

Kyrgyz Diaspora in Russia to have a "hot line"

In Russian: here.

 

Temir Sariev: Negative trade balance of Kyrgyzstan is covered by remittances and informal economy

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/economics/146928-temir-sariev-otricatelnyj-torgovyj-balans.html.

 

Ulan Bekmuratov assists in solving everyday problems of internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/29_01_13_7.htm.

 

MPs accuse Migration Department for charging migrants in obtaining work permit

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130129/15462.html.

 

Migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow under triple control

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstanis increasingly migrate to Kamchatka and Sakhalin

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130205/15578.html.

 

More than 41,700 unemployed in the south in 2012

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7428&Itemid=75.

 

Mass emigration of population in Jalal-Abad region

In Russian: here.

 

Diplomat tells about successful adaptation of Kyrgyz people  in Russian Primorye

In Russian: here.  

 

Kyrgyz people offered to open a Trade House in Krasnoyarsk

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants allowed to pay for language tests by installments in in Buryatia

In Russian: here.

 

In 2012, average monthly salary in Kyrgyzstan amounts to 10,566 KGS, increase of 18.6%

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-211576-ru.html.

 

26% of Kyrgyz migrants living in Russia concentrated in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-211781-ru.html.

 

Migrant-women from Kyrgyzstan lead in number of abortions and abandoned children

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130205/15589.html 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajikistan, Russia set to sign migration cooperation agreement in Moscow

In Russian: here.  

 

More Tajik minors head to Russia for work

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=13579.

 

Regional Workshop: The regulation of economic migration

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan to increase number of Russian language training centers for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Devonaev: I cannot imagine Tajik society without migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/devonaev-ya-ne-mogu-predstavit-tadzhikskoe-obshchestvo-vne-migratsii.

 

Not the whole volume of remittances sent by migrant workers - Rahimzoda

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/business/16568-ne-ves-obem-denezhnyh-perevodov-osuschestvlyaetsya-trudovymi-migrantami-rahimzoda.html.

 

Sumangul Tagoeva: Low level of life force women of Tajikistan  to commit crimes and migrate for labor

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/sumangul-tagoeva-nizkii-uroven-zhizni-tolkaet-zhenshchin-tadzhikistana-na-prestupleniya-i-migra.

 

Issues of providing medical aid to Tajik labor migrants discussed in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-sankt-peterburge-obsuzhdeny-voprosy-okazaniya-medpomoshchi-detyam-tadzhikskikh-migrantov.

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan introduces "black list" of journalists

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/16582-v-migracionnoy-sluzhbe-tadzhikistana-vveden-chernyy-spisok-zhurnalistov.html.

 

Tajik authorities want to prevent child labor in Russia

In English: http://www.news.tj/en/news/tajik-authorities-want-prevent-child-labor-russia.

 

Legal support to migrants households headed by women: Everything for children - family needs a roof over their heads

In Russian: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/178-aw4.

 

"Returnees" join the ranks of migrants and unemployed

In Russian: here.

 

Newspaper "Ozodagon" intends to sue Migration Service

In Russian: here.

 

Khujand airport to open "Migrant Corner"

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/16524-v-hudzhandskom-aeroportu-otkroyut-ugolok-migranta.html.

 

Over 5.5 thousand members of the Soghd NDTP are in labor migration

In Russian: here.

 

About 400 foreigners expelled from Tajikistan last year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/okolo-400-inostrannykh-grazhdan-vydvoreno-v-2012-godu-iz-tadzhikistana 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Karimov wakes up to mass emigration of Uzbeks

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=13532.

 

New standards for diagnosis of tuberculosis for immigrants and refugees of USA to be introduced in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1055261/ or in the attached file: 01.

 

Illegal immigrants from Uzbekistan could not adapt in Jewish Autonomous Oblast

In Russian: here.

 

Russian language courses to open for migrants from Uzbekistan in February

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/01/29/Dlya-migrantov-iz-Uzbekistana-otkroyutsya-kursy-po-russkomu-yazyku-333128.

 

Exhibition shows life of Uzbek migrants in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

New jobs to be created

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/22143/ 

 

Russia

 

Putin calls to provide good conditions for labor migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7355&Itemid=74.

 

FMS receives status of Federal Ministry

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0539/rossia01.php#24.

 

Deported migrants able to return to Russia after 3 years

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130125/15407.html.

 

Migration registration of foreign citizens

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7401&Itemid=47.

 

Quota on migrants left Moscow without wipers

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-212680-ru.html.

 

Fund to help migrant workers intend to increase their knowledge of the Russian language

In Russian: here.

 

Free Russian courses in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2013/02/07/v_pitere_mozhno_besplatno_uchit_russkiy.

 

Half a million of legal migrants immigrated to St. Petersburg in 2012

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Service organizes Hotline

In Russian: http://vladimir.mk.ru/news/2013/01/31/805926-migratsionnaya-sluzhba-organizuet-pryamuyu-telefonnuyu-liniyu.html.

 

Russia's population decline forces to attract migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0539/rossia01.php#4 

 

Multilateral

 

Yekaterinburg to issue a memo to labor migrants from Central Asia

In Russian: here.

 

HRW: Labor migrants at Sochi Olympic sites face abuse

In Russian: here.   

 

International News

 

US may legalize 11 million of immigrants

In Russian: http://statuspress.com.ua/international-news/v-ssha-mogut-legalizovat-11-mln-immigrantov.html.

 

Head of ILO: End of the crisis is still far

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-mot-do-kontsa-krizisa-eshche-daleko 

 

Analytics

 

P.Bologov: Gastarbeiterstan. Where Uzbeks disappear?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1359685800.

 

Paradoxes of Russian migration policy

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7392&Itemid=33.

 

Hunters of illegal immigrants to be provided tax incentives

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7448&Itemid=75.

 

Russian language tests for migrants: Has the integration process started?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7422&Itemid=35.

 

Who needs your profession? - BBC

In Russian: http://korrespondent.net/business/career/1496967-komu-nuzhna-vasha-professiya-bi-bi-si.

 

Flood of Central Asian migrants transforms Moscow

In English: http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Flood+of+Central+Asian+migrants+transforms+Moscow&NewsID=359740.

 

Migrants cannot afford to stay in tenement houses in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7305&Itemid=35.

 

Migrant workers in Russia are not in a hurry to certify Russian language knowledge

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1359576600.

 

Kyrgyz entrepreneurs move their shops from MKAD bazars

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7341&Itemid=35.

 

Testing for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7325&Itemid=35.

 

Monitoring of unemployment and labor market

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0539/opros01.php.

 

Compulsory insurance of migrant workers

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0539/gazeta021.php.

 

International Seminar on economic migration

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0539/nauka01.php.

 

Does Russia need foreign workers?

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/analiz_ehksperta/2013-01-28-1516 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 3, February 2013

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 1, January 2013

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_1_janvar_2013_goda/2013-02-06-127.

 

"Situation" - "Our People" (audio)

In Russian: here.

 

IOM Newsletter (January 2013)

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?p=883.

 

IOM 15 Years in Armenia. Managing migration for the benefit of all

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=34&products_id=909.

 

International Migration, Vol. 51(1) 2013

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=907 

 

Announcements

 

Addressing youth, employment and migration issues through joint programming

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/meetings-and-events/events/WCMS_204388/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Call for contributions to the United Nations World Youth Report 2013 - Youth Migration and Development

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/meetings-and-events/events/WCMS_203437/lang--en/index.htm.

 

European Commission conference “Exploiting the employment potential of personal and household services”

In English: http://www.ilo.org/brussels/meetings-and-events/WCMS_203626/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Migrant Workers and Business: Challenges and Opportunities

In English: http://www.ilo.org/empent/Eventsandmeetings/WCMS_203642/lang--en/index.htm 

 


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