American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 41

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 41

 Date: April 19 - May 3, 2013 г.   

Kazakhstan

 

Tourism development will create about 400,000 permanent jobs in Kazakhstan to 2020

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1366795763.

                                             

Number of employed people is growing in the North-

Kazakhstan region

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2554345

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Bishkek to discuss the rights of migrant workers

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/24_04_13_15.htm.

 

Government will create the conditions for Kyrgyz people, leaving for work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/53964.

 

Migrant workers play a positive role in the economic development of Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstan's Permanent Representative of the UN

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39498/327.py.

 

Legal literacy of Kyrgyz migrants increased significantly - "Zamandash"

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-223473-ru.html.

 

Representatives of the Association "Zamandash" take part in the regional forum for discussion of the rights of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39490/416.py.

 

Kyrgyz citizens who have passports of 1994, will not be able to leave the country by train

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39483/961.py.

 

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan turned to Russia for help in the issue of pensions of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/53830.

 

Russian manufacture Kyrgyz citizens passport for entry into its territory

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=380199.

 

Number of migrants from Kyrgyzstan to Russia increases with the coming of spring

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: membership in the Customs Union return migrants to their home

In Russian: here.

 

Single call-center for migrants from Kyrgyzstan to be opened in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Satybaldiev calls compatriots in Russia to raise the prestige of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Deputy of the Social Democratic Party checks the station trains status

In Russian: here.

 

Improvement in look of Kyrgyz migrant

In Russian: here.

 

Russia shares a list of banned Kyrgyz people

In Russian: here.

 

Consular service received more than two thousand applications per year from migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Osh journalists continue to cover the issue of internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/24_04_13_13.htm.

 

Unemployment in the Issyk-Kul region is growing - Employment Service

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1064339/ or here.

 

President of the Kyrgyz Republic sent to the Parliament objection to the law "On the external migration"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/54345.

 

Social security of migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan remains questionable

In Russian: here.

 

Common call-center for migrants from Kyrgyzstan starts in early May

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan will be able to take the test on knowledge of Russian language at home

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/153307-migranty-iz-kyrgyzstana-smogut-sdavat-test-na.html

 

Main flow of migrant workers form the young men from Chui and southern regions

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-224370-ru.html

 

Labor migration brings Kyrgyzstan money, but washes out brains

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-224363-ru.html

 

Remittances increase each year by about a quarter

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39520/478.py

 

Annual growth of labor migration from Kyrgyzstan to the CU countries is 3.5%

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-224359-ru.html

 

Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic: At least 300,000 Kyrgyz people illegally working in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39514/282.py

 

92% of Kyrgyz labor migrants go to work in Russia, 8% choose Kazakhstan - EDB

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-224368-ru.html

 

More than 112.4 thousand new jobs were created in Kyrgyzstan in 2012

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1065318/

 

Job fair, soon in Bishkek

In Russian: here.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

N. Abdullaev: Tajikistan needs to think about the employment of workers who are denied to enter Russia

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1366318320.

 

The volume of remittances to Tajikistan increases significantly

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/obem-denezhnykh-perevodov-v-tadzhikistan-sushchestvenno-rastet.

 

51,310 new jobs created in Tajikistan in Jan-Mar 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-pervom-kvartale-v-tadzhikistane-sozdano-bolee-50-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest.

 

Russian Shoe Company is ready to accept for the citizens of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/business/17959-rossiyskaya-obuvnaya-kompaniya-gotova-prinyat-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-na-rabotu.htm.

 

Directory assistance is available in Tajik in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-peterburge-telefonnaya-spravochnaya-zagovorila-na-tadzhikskom-yazyke.

 

Headquarters to help migrants to open in the Embassy of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/6978252

 

Labor migrants are one of vulnerable categories in Russia, says  

Tajik Ombudsman

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ombudsmen-tadzhikistana-trudovye-migranty-odna-iz-uyazvimykh-kategorii-v-rossii

 

Ambassador of the Tajik Republic in the Russian Federation: The Tajiks do not want to be the subject of Russian talk show

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/142765

 

Regular meeting of the Public Council under the Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/ocherednoe-

zasedanie-obshchestvennogo-soveta-pri-migratsionnoi-sluzhbe

 

Meeting at the IOM Moscow

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrecha-v-byuro-    mom-v-moskve-0

 

Women lead among unemployed in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

Unemployment rate makes 2.4% in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbek migrants were forced to work in a landfill in Almaty region

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/migrantov-iz-uzbekistana-zastavlyali-rabotat-na-svalke-v-almatinskoy-oblasti-232966/.

 

Russia abolishes Russian language exam for medical workers

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/153302-v-rossii-otmenyat-yekzamen-po-russkomu-yazyku.html

 

Putin explained the delay in the introduction of passports for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/putin-obyasnil-otsrochku-s-vvedeniem-zagranpasportov-dlya-migrantov

 

St. Petersburg stopped courses on Russian language for migrants

In Russian: http://topdialog.ru/2013/04/30/v-peterburge-zakrylis-kursy-po-russkomu-yazyku-dlya-migrantov/

 

Kyrgyzstan and Russia is an example in the fight against illegal migration

In Russian: here.

 

Russian limited Company "Prominstrakh" declared its readiness to insure Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

Proposals for entry to the Russian Federation from the CIS countries will be worked out in one month

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/predlozheniya-o-vezde-v-rf-iz-stran-sng-budut-vyrabotany-za-odin-mesyats.

 

Moscow offers employers pay for migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/moskva-predlagaet-rabotodatelyam-platit-za-migrantov.

 

ROC launches program on system adaption of migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

The requirement for confirmation of the Russian language knowledge for migrant workers

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

 

Russian Orthodox Church to help FMS in the adaptation of migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/russkaya-pravoslavnaya-tserkov-pomozhet-fms-v-dele-adaptatsii-migrantov.

 

Around 7,000 migrants passed exams on knowledge of the Russian language

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0551/rossia01.php#25.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Guest workers from Central Asia are settled in Russian cities

In Russian: here.

 

About 5 million immigrants from CIS countries may be expelled out of Russia in 2015

In Russian: here.

 

Citizens of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will weigh their luggage at the railway stations in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/grazhdane-uzbekistana-tadzhikistana-i-kirgizii-budut-vzveshivat-svoi-bagazh-na-moskovskikh-vokz.

 

Migrants from Central Asia ignore the lessons of Russian language

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/04/23/Migranty-iz-Srednei-Azii-ignoriruyut-zanyatiya-po-russkomu-yazyku-350248.

 

Asian migrants replace Belarusians, those who left Minsk to Russia?

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39513/295.py

 

Russia to spend 2 billion for job creation in Central Asia

In Russian: here.

 

CIS countries unite against illegal migration

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/community/6966817

 

 

International News

 

Minsk to host international conference on combating illegal migration

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/31024/.

 

Mark Zuckerberg decided to improve the U.S. immigration policy

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0551/mir01.php#13.

 

 

Analytics

 

Migrant.kg: the point of no return

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/152860-migrantkg-tochka-nevozvrata.html.

 

Moskvaziya continent. Migrants and local – own among their own, a stranger among strangers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/11/39493/872.py.

 

"Shaitan-train" against migrants (video)

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_migration/24964855.html 

 

Kyrgyz migrants to settle Sakhalin

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_sakhalin/24961247.html.

 

Kyrgyz migrants to settle Sakhalin

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_sakhalin/24961247.html.

 

Migrants ... and Russian language

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0551/gazeta027.php.

 

... On child migrant labor

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0551/gazeta030.php.

 

Migrants should not be treated merely as a labor force

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0551/rossia01.php#23.

 

"Turan": Migrants in Peter avoid talking in Russian

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1366737660.

 

Tajik Migrants Ill-Prepared for Work in Russia

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/tajik-migrants-ill-prepared-work-russia.

 

Cell for migrants or How to get a work permit

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39512/555.py

 

Guest workers to be attached to employers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39515/776.py

  

 

Publications

 

News on labor migration, March 2013

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/03_2013/.

 

Labor Market Inclusion of the Less Skilled Migrants in the European Union

In English: here.

 

Labor Shortages and Migration Policy

In English: here.

 

Migration, Employment and Labor Market Integration Policies in the European Union (2010)

In English: here.

 

New issue of "Your right. Migration »№ 9 May 2013

In Russian: here.

 

AsiaPacific Labor Market Update, April 2013

In English: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_212030/lang--en/index.htm

 

 

Announcements

 

Competition for small grants under the "Prevention of HIV among migrant workers and their families in Tajikistan" (repeated ad)

In Russian: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/181-2013-03-04-09-40-16.

 

Call for Applications: Training school on "Field Research Methods (Qualitative and quantitative)in environmentally-induced migration"

In English: here.

 

Migration and Borders In Central Asia and South-East Asia

In English: http://auca.kg/en/auca_events/770/

 


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