American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 4

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 4

 

Date: 25 February – 2 March, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Human Rights Commission suggests review of migration policy
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/gazeta017.php.

 

Augmenting cadre’s potential. “Employment – 2020” program gets additional opportunities
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/gazeta024.php.

 

ILO experts reveal banned child labor in Kazakhstan
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/907911 or here.

 

Child trafficking thrives in Kazakhstan
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/906641 or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Vice Prime Minister of KR G.Asymbekova meets IOM delegation
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38255/325.py.

 

Head of MFA suggests IOM develop road map of cooperation
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/909591 or here.

 

Social Fund: Kyrgyzstan and Russia discuss pension accumulation for migrants
In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/03/02/180832_socfond_kyrgyzstan_i_ rossiia_obsyjdaut_vopros_pensionnyh_otchisleniy_migrantov.html.

 

IOM plans to open Center of Employment Abroad for labor migrants by the end of March
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/909951 or here.

 

IOM to improve professional training in KR
In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/03/01/180704_mejdynarodnaia_organizaciia_ po_migracii_ylychshit_proftehobrazovanie_v_kr.html..

 

Zlatko Zigic: There are four labor migrants' rights protection centers in the territory of the Russian Federation
In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/03/01/180743_zlatko_jigich_na_territorii_ rossii_est_chetyre_centra_po_zashite_prav_migrantov.html.

 

Decree of KR “On defining labor migration quota for foreign citizens 2012”
In Russian: http://mz.kg/news/view/id/507.

 

Arsen Imankulov: Every third employable citizen of Kyrgyzstan is employed in economies of other countries
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38248/350.py.

 

Kyrgyz citizens still leaving
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/kyrgyzstancy_prodolzhajut_uezzhat/2012-02-28-1301.

 

106700 Kyrgyz citizens officially worked in Russia in 2011
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/panorm01.php#25.

 

Major problem of migrants in Russia – getting work permit, Ambassador of KR in RF
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38229/724.py.

 

But there is no money for children…
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/a_na_detej_deneg_ne_khvataet/2012-02-27-1300.

 

Migrating for good: Kyrgyzstan is a champion
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/iz_kyrgyzstana_v_rossiju_na_pmzh/2012-02-27-1299.

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik journalist wins international contest on best migration policy
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/24/tadzhikskaya_zhurnalistka_pobedila_ v_mezhdunarodnom_konkurse_po_migracionnoy_politike.

 

UN Women lays foundation for engendering HIV programming in Tajikistan
In English: http://news.tj/en/news/un-women-lays-foundation-engendering-hiv-programming-tajikistan.

 

Hundred labor migrants study various professions and Russian language in Dushanbe
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/28/sto_trudovykh_migrantov_obuchilis_ v_dushanbe_razlichnym_professiyam_i_russkomu_yazyku.

 

Dushanbe discusses human trafficking
In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbe-obsudili-problemu-torgovli-lyudmi-v-sfere-migratsii.

 

Will Tajik migrants be protected by Tajik lawyers?
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/03/02/tadzhikskikh_migrantov_ zashityat_tadzhikskie_zhe_advokaty.

 

Group of educated Gastarbeiter in Dushanbe ready to leave for Russia
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/03/01/v_dushanbe_dlya_otpravki_ v_rossiyu_podgotovlena_gruppa_gramotnykh_gastarbayterov.

 

“Rohi safed” for labor migrants
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/27/rokhi_safed_dlya_trudovykh_ migrantov.   

 

2.5% officially registered unemployed in Tajikistan
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/27/oficial_no_v_tadzhikistane_ zaregistrirovano_2_5_bezrabotnykh. 

 

Number of employable population in Tajikistan at present is 60% of total population of the country (in 1991 – 47%)
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/v-nastoyashhee-vremya-chislennost-grazhdan-trudosposobnogo-vozrasta-v-tadzhikistane-sostavlyaet-60-ot-obshhego-kolichestva-naseleniya-strany-v-1991-godu-47.html.

 

Migration Service of RT: Meeting with colleagues in Sverdlov oblast of RF
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/03/02/migracionnaya_sluzhba_rt_ vstrecha_s_kollegami_v_sverdlovskoy_oblasti_rf.

 

Tajik citizen, poet Khasan Kholov, who works at construction site in St. Petersburg and who got employed in Academy of Russian Philology, gives advise to future president on how to help develop culture. Video
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/grazhdanin-tadzhikistana-poet-xasan-xolov-kotoryj-rabotaet-na-obychnoj-strojke-v-sankt-peterburge-i-kotorogo-nedavno-prinyali-v-akademiyu-russkoj-slovesnosti-posovetoval-budushhemu-prezidentu-chem.html.

 

Putin's Unlikeliest Supporters: Tajik Migrant Workers
In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/65050.

 

Representation of MS of RT in Russia informs of death of three citizens of Tajikistan
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/27/predstavitel_stvo_ms_rt_v_ rossii_soobshaet_o_gibeli_trekh_grazhdan_tadzhikistana.

 

Two citizens of Tajikistan - victims of blust in Gorki-25 town - die
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/27/v_moskovskoy_oblasti_skonchalis_dva_ grazhdanina_rt_postradavshie_ot_vzryva_v_poselke_gorki_25.

 

Russia

 

Moscow intends to create single labor market for CIS countries
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28615.

 

Electronic card for migrants to be issued to expatriates first
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/rossia01.php#20.

 

Head of FMS Konstantin Romodanovsky: quarter of migrants from CIS cannot speak Russian
In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1277.

 

Moscow authorities plan to disintegrate ‘ethnic enclaves’ in schools
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/gazeta020.php.

 

Omsk Oblast FMS Department meets employers and representatives of national diasporas
In Russian: http://ufms.omsk.ru/www/ufms.nsf/0/74EC3A24C74D4434C62579B500316B6B.

 

Capital to host vacancy fair for foreigners
In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1276.

 

Moscow authorities deported 151 illegal migrants from beginning of the year

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1275.

 

Migrants commit more often crimes in metropolitan areas

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/rossia01.php#23.

 

Voronezh alarmingly lacks country doctors
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28601.

 

Multilateral

 

Experts of CSTO countries hold consultation meetings on labor migration issues in Moscow
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/03/01/eksperty_stran_odkb_proveli_v_moskve_ konsul_tacii_po_problemam_trudovoy_migracii.

 

Analytics

 

Fedor Karpovec: Mechanism of migration quoting should be more flexible
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/gazeta016.php.

 

According to UNICEF more than 200 thousand children annually employed in hard labor. Around 10 thousand children join parents who are in labor migration
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/po-dannym-detskogo-fonda-oon-yunisef-ezhegodno-bolee-200-tysyach-detej-zdes-privlekayutsya-k-tyazhelym-fizicheskim-rabotam-a-pochti-10-tysyach-do-18-letnego-vozrasta-s-roditelyami-naxodyatsya-v-tr.html.

 

“We define ourselves as illegals”
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/28/my_sami_sebya_zapisyvaem_v_nelegaly.

 

Jirinovsky: If CIS countries become part of Russia, issue of migration will disappear (video)
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/26/zhirinovskiy_esli_strany_sng_ voydut_v_sostav_rossii_vopros_o_migrantakh_otpadet_(video).

 

Russian passport for expatriate upon first request
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28647.

 

Publications

 

“World labor market and international migration”, by S.V.Ryazancev and M.F.Tkachenko, 2010
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0499/biblio04.php.

 

News of Labor Migration from Tajikistan. Review of media on CA and RF No 35
In Russian: here.

 

Announcements

 

Public association “Dostoyanie Respubliki” announces call for best scenario for runner on challenging issues among creative youth of Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: here.

 

Training course “Identifying and investigating cases of forced labor and trafficking”, 16 – 20 April 2012, ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
In English: here.

 

Internship vacancy at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
In English: here.

 


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