American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 73

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 73

Date: July 11 – 24, 2014   

Kazakhstan

 

One of the lowest rates of youth unemployment in the world is in 

Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2678686.

 

Kazakhstan intends to simplify the conditions of entry for repatriates

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2678224.

 

Almost 100,000 foreigners visited Almaty from the beginning of this year

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/s-nachala-goda-almatyi-posetili-pochti-100-tyisyach-inostrantsev-258430/.

 

About 26,000 foreigners work in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/217641/.

 

Kazakh government amended the rules of entry and exit of immigrants

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2679301.

 

Kazakhstan to take fingerprints of migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/politics/18968428/.

 

Free legal assistance to migrant workers and their families provide in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan supported the idea of introduction a card for migrants in the 

CIS and particularly Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140715/20391.html.

 

Kyrgyz in Moscow

In Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxRhN-HYHS0&feature=youtu.be.

 

Every second offense is committed in Bishkek because of active internal migration - police

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/law-and-order/full/79625.

 

The greatest number of emigrants on interregional migration remains in Naryn

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/79592.

 

700,000 migrants from the Kyrgyz Republic are in other countries – Ministry of Labor

In Russian: here.

 

Overall unemployment rate in Kyrgyzstan is 8.4 percent

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/183490-v-kyrgyzstane-obshhij-uroven-bezraboticy.html.

 

Kyrgyz citizens for legalization in Russia need to know 850 words

In Russian: here.

 

Group "Outbound community": Help workers and their families on the locally

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1586-14-iyulya-2014-gruppa-otpravlyayushchie-soobshchestva-pomoshch-migrantam-i-ikh-semyam-na-mestakh.

 

Pensions for Kyrgyz labor migrants to set in other countries

In Russian: here.

 

EDB: GDP growth slowed in Kyrgyzstan due to the reduction of migrant remittances

In Russian: here.

 

MFA to offer developed countries to sign the Convention on the protection of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz people choose Korea, Russia and the UAE to work abroad

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-272211-ru.html.

 

Bakyt Degenbaev: Migrants have the potential for development of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz in Russia can be tested on language knowledge from September

In Russian: here.

 

Collection of biometric data of migrants in Kazakhstan starts in August

In Russian: here.

 

Giving preference for Kyrgyz migrants in joining the Custom Union depends on two agreements

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/80087.

 

Government can assist to Kyrgyz citizens living abroad to help homeland - N.Omurov

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/80180.

 

Elvira Sarieva: Increase in the number of migrants from Kyrgyzstan requires the development of new management tools of foreign employment

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/184021-yelvira-sarieva-uvelichenie-chislennosti.html.

 

Aliyasbek Alymkulov: "Construction industry in Kyrgyzstan is developing because of our migrants"

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/80272.

 

Elvira Sarieva: "The government is developing a new migration policy"

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/80275.

 

Number of Kyrgyz, leaving to work in Kazakhstan, reduced twice

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/80287.

 

Remittances from Kyrgyz migrants, increasing annually by 15-16%

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/80176.

 

Aliyasbek Alymkulov: "This year, Kyrgyzstan issued 345 quotas for foreign specialists"

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/80291.

 

7500 people in Bishkek, registered as unemployed, 135 receive unemployment benefits

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-272712-ru.html.

 

Over two thousand people approached the Job Center for KR citizens since the beginning of the year – Ministry of Labor

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/society/full/79968.

 

Foreign Affairs Ministry sent to Russia documents of 100 Kyrgyz for output from the "black list" of FMS

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/79958.

 

Problems of internal migrants discussed in Osh

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-273109-ru.html.

 

At a joint meeting discussed the work of the commission to address the problems of internal migrants in Osh

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1628-22-iyulya-2014-na-sovmestnoj-vstreche-budet-obsuzhdatsya-rabota-komissii-po-resheniyu-problem-vnutrennikh-migrantov-v-g-oshe.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Representatives of Tajikistan and Russia regions in October to meet in

Moscow

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/217-predstaviteli-regionov-tadzhikistana-i-rossii-v-oktyabre-soberutsya-v-moskve.html.

 

Tagoeva: Number of traveling abroad Tajik migrants decreased

In Russian: here.

 

Amonatbonk: the volume of remittances decreased by 17%

In Russian: here.

 

PF "Panorama": Abandoned wives of migrants in need of support

In Russian: here.

 

Tajiks Labor Migrants Confused About Status

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/tajiks-labour-migrants-confused-about-status.

 

Institute of Russian Language and Culture of MSU ready to cooperate in the training of specialists for training and testing in the Russian language in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/218-institut-russkogo-yazyka-i-kultury-mgu-gotova-k-sotrudnichestvu-v-podgotovke-specialistov-dlya-obucheniya-i-testirovaniya-po-russkomu-yazyku-v-tadzhikistane.html.

 

Ambassador of the RT in RF: Assistance for migrant workers is a priority task

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/posol-rt-v-rf-pomoshch-trudovym-migrantam-yavlyaetsya-prioritetnoi-nashei-zadachei.

 

Embassy of the RT and RF: Migrants insurance is a social responsibility

In Russian: here.

 

Insurance issues of migrant workers from Tajikistan discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/228-v-moskve-obsuzhdeny-voprosy-strahovaniya-trudovyh-migrantov-iz-tadzhikistana.html.

 

Tajikistan in the last place among the CIS countries in the rating on social development

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-reitinge-sotsialnogo-razvitiya-tadzhikistan-zanyal-poslednee-mesto-sredi-stran-sng.

 

A.    Shirinov: Remittances to Tajikistan decreased by 2%

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ashirinov-obem-denezhnykh-perevodov-v-tadzhikistan-upal-na-2.

 

More than 114 thousand residents left Northern Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

"Tochiksugurta" insured more than 7600 migrant workers for half a year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tochiksugurta-zastrakhovala-za-polgoda-bolee-7-tys600-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

92 thousand 245 jobs created in Tajikistan for half a year

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

  Government approved a bill on insurance premiums for migrant workers

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/18912331/.

 

Omsk became the leader of Russia in terms of wanting to go to another city

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/siberian/55/society/18902996/.

 

Russian government supported the introduction of quotas for patents for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/18953570/.

 

Migrant workers to take exams in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/video/199271/.

 

Exams on Russian language and history to be paid for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/18945847/.

 

Portals for learning Russian language abroad to be launched in September 2014

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/07/21/1294361.html.

 

Mobile application for migrants offer to create in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/18971611/.

 

Foreign migrant workers would be allowed to take exams many times

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-07-22/2_refugees.html.

 

Migrants to correctly answer 40% of the questions to pass the exam on the history of the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/society/18982445/.

 

Government of Russia increased by 53.5 % quota for the issuance of the TRP in 2014

In Russian: here.

 

 

Multilateral

 

  Entry procedure of Central Asia citizens to Russia not yet changed

In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php/migranty/item/2091-poryadok-v'ezda-grazhdan-tsa-v-rossiyu-poka-chto-ne-izmenilsya.html.

 

Remittances to the economy of Central Asian republics

In Russian: http://berlek-nkp.com/analitics/2398-cgi-berlek-edinstvo-denezhnye-perevody-migrantov-v-ekonomiku-respublik-centralnoy-azii.html.

 

 

International News

  

Three billionaire accused the U.S. Congress for the failure of immigration policy

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/07/12/1291417.html.

 

ILO and World Bank Group to enhance access to index insurance in rural areas in Africa and Asia

In English: http://www.microinsurancefacility.org/news/2014/july/enhance-access-index-insurance.

 

 

Analytics

 

  46 complex issues removed from tests for migrants

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/573831.

 

Migrants decided to make investments in Russian banks

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/573732.

 

Migration innovations

In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php/novosti/item/1998-migratsionnye-novshestva.html.

 

In Fergana people wait in line for two days to receive remittances

In Russian: http://maxala.org/korrupcia/25371-v-fergane-lyudi-po-dva-dnya-zhdut-ocheredi-na-poluchenie-denezhnyh-perevodov-iz-za-granicy.html#.U8uXBuN_sud.

 

Migrant workers of terrorist specialties

In Russian: http://svpressa.ru/politic/article/92354/.

 

Tests for migrants decided to ease

In Russian: here.

 

Labor migration or where to go for unemployed farmer

In Russian: http://slovo.kg/?p=36969.

 

Russia and the Pamir. In the cold

In Russian: http://rus.azattyq.org/content/rossia-i-pamir-v-kholode/25455703.html.

  

Kazakhstan: an island of stability in an unstable region

In Russian: http://ria.ru/radio/20140711/1015507652.html.

 

From Central Asia to Moscow, Riding the Bribery Express

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/68806.

 

Federal Migration closure

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/articles/2014/07/23/fms/.

 

Past and present of the country in 500 words

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-07-18/1_past.html.

 

Ministry of Labor wrote out sick list for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/economics/2014-07-18/4_mintrud.html.

 

Better to confess to all in dual citizenship

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-07-22/1_double.html.

 

Since September migrants wishing to work in Russia to take an exam, like Unified State Exam

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/183675-s-sentyabrya-migranty-zhelayushhie-rabotat-v.html.

 

Information campaign for young people of the southern region: Labor migration without risks

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1640-24-iyulya-2014-informatsionnaya-kampaniya-dlya-molodezhi-yuzhnogo-regiona-trudovaya-migratsiya-bez-riskov.

 

Moscow could not refuse janitors migrant workers

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/574210.

 

Migrant workers to be obliged to know the constitutional order of Russia

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/573988.

 

Knowledge of Russian language for the countries of Central Asia is becoming increasingly important in the light of increasing labor migration to Russia - expert

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/11267-dlja-stran-tsentralnoj-azii-znanie-russkogo-jazyka-stanovitsja-vse-bolee-aktualnym-v-svete-uvelichivajuschejsja-trudovoj.html.

 

Tajikistan: Labor Migration Creates Orphan Conundrum

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/69171.

 

 

Publications

 

  New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 14, July 2014

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 7, July 2014

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_7_ijul_2014_goda/2014-07-16-181.

 

Making Your Travel Safe: Tips on Safe Migration Practices for Youth

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=34&products_id=1189.

 

Migration Crisis Operational Framework (One year of implementation 2012-2013)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=1183.

 

News on Labor migration, №62 May-June 2014

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/06_2014/#1/z.

 

 

Announcements

 

  Roundtable on immigrants adaption

In Russian: http://ria.ru/announce/20140717/1016422884.html.

 

Grant competition under the project "Support to victims of human trafficking, vulnerable migrants, their families and communities in Central Asia"

In Russian: http://www.iom.kz/ru/%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8/123-grant-call-ngo.

 

Bishkek to host "Forum Mekendeshter 2014: Contribution to the future of Kyrgyzstan"

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?p=1260.

 

   


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