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News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 97

Date:   June 12 - 25, 2015 

Kazakhstan

 

Almaty flooded with illegal migrants
In Russian: http://today.kz/news/life/2015-06-12/617130-almaty-navodnili-nelegalnye-migranty/.

 

Chinese Kazakhs speak their native language, but consider China their home
The most successful were the descendants of Kazakhs who immigrated to Turkey
In Russian: http://kapital.kz/gosudarstvo/41108/kazahi-kitaya-govoryat-na-rodnom-yazyke-no-svoej-rodinoj-schitayut-knr.html.

 

Regional Forum: "International cooperation in the field of migration and emergency preparedness"
In Russian:  http://www.iom.kz/ru/%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8/172-pr-inter-coper-mig-emer-rus.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan made proposals to address social and labor problems in the CIS
In Russian: here.

 

Deputy Director of the Eurasian Economic Commission spoke about preferences in the field of migration
In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/economics/full/93870.

 

Living conditions of labor migrants in the EAEU improve
In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/migration/20150617/1016117552.html.


Kyrgyzstan tightened the responsibility of persons involved in illegal employment of citizens abroad
In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz Migrants in Kazakhstan asked the Jogorku Kenesh deputies about employment opportunities at home
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/42014/667.py.

 

After joining the EAEU income taxes for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan working in Russia to be 13% instead of 30
In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/93738.


More than 5,000 vulnerable households are grouped under the mutual assistance of the Regional Program on Migration
In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/2743-16-iyunya-2015-bolee-5-tysyach-uyazvimykh-domokhozyajstv-ob-edineny-v-gruppy-vzaimopomoshchi-v-ramkakh-regionalnoj-programmy-po-migratsii.

 

Number of illegal labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan growing in Turkey
In Russian: here.

 

Number of Kyrgyz migrant remittances reduced from the beginning of the year
In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/infographics/20150618/1016149483.html.

 

Russia made a number of exemptions for migrants from Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: here.

 

NISI discussed the impact of external labor migration on the welfare of citizens in the Kyrgyz Republic
In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/94036.

 

Ministry of Labor proposed the establishment of a public council of members EAEU to discuss migration
In Russian: http://rus.kg/news_rus/policy_rus/37034-mintruda-predlozhilo-sozdat-obschestvennyy-sovet-stran-uchastnic-eaes-dlya-obsuzhdeniya-voprosov-migracii.html.

 

Damira Niyazalieva: In Kyrgyzstan, every fifth woman dies in childbirth - migrant
In Russian: here.

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan, the most aware of diseases
In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/migration/20150619/1016174435.html.

 

In Moscow, noted the language training of migrants from Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: here.

 

Regional Conference of Compatriots held in Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: here.


Issues of labor migration and business in the EAEU discussed in Moscow
In Russian: here.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Discussion of cooperation issues with the IOM Moscow
In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/389-obsuzhdenie-voprosov-sotrudnichestva-s-byuro-mom-v-moskve.html.

 

Decline in remittances adversely affected life in Badakhshan
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/snizhenie-denezhnykh-perevodov-ot-migrantov-negativno-skazalos-na-zhizni-v-gbao.


Ambassador: Russia remains the main receiving country for migrants from Tajikistan
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/posol-rossiya-ostaetsya-osnovnoi-stranoi-priema-migrantov-iz-rt.

 

Authorities urge Tajik migrants refrain from dubious persons services
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/vlasti-prizyvayut-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-vozderzhatsya-ot-uslug-somnitelnykh-lits.

 

Within four months of 2015, Tajik labor migrants sent home $ 615.6 million
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/za-chetyre-mesyatsa-2015-goda-tadzhikskie-trudovye-migranty-otpravili-domoi-6156-mln/

 

Tajik Ambassador to the Russian Federation suggested the possibility of a migratory amnesty
In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/33442-posol-tadzhikistana-v-rf-predlozhil-rassmotret-vozmozhnost-o-migracionnoy-amnistii.html.

 

Cooperation of the ILO and tripartite partners of Tajikistan
In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/docs/WCMS_379088/lang--en/index.htm.

 

New Decent Work Country Programme for Tajikistan: Making national policies work for growth, formal employment and development
In English: http://www.ilo.org/moscow/news/WCMS_378192/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Issues of business support for returning migrants discussed in Dushanbe
In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/business/33613-voprosy-podderzhki-predprinimatelskoy-deyatelnosti-vozvrativshihsya-migrantov-obsuzhdeny-v-dushanbe.html.

 

Tajik migrant workers less traveling to Russia, and more - to Kazakhstan
In Russian: http://www.asiaplus.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-trudovye-migranty-stali-menshe-vyezzhat-v-rossiyu-bolshe-v-kazakhstan.

 

Earnings of labor migrants from Tajikistan fallen by nearly half
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/dokhody-trudovykh-migrantov-iz-tadzhikistana-snizilis-pochti-napolovinu.

 

More than 15,000 people placed in jobs in Tajikistan in Jan-May
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/za-pyat-mesyatsev-v-tadzhikistane-trudoustroeno-bolee-15-tys-chelovek.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Deputies discussed the creation of jobs in Uzbekistan
In Russian: http://www.uzdaily.uz/articles-id-25200.htm.

 

The Republic of Korea is interested in attracting workers from Uzbekistan
In Russian: http://www.uzdaily.uz/articles-id-25258.htm.

 

Labor migrants returning to Uzbekistan will take a full medical check-up
In Russian: here.

 

Remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan decreased by almost half
In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

Russia simplified rules for labor migrants in the Customs Union
In Russian: http://e-cis.info/news.php?id=486.

 

Russia topped the list of migrants "donors" of Europe
In Russian: http://www.gazeta.ru/business/news/2015/06/15/n_7290233.shtml.

 

President of the RF supported the idea of facilitating the migration regime with Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: here.

 

State Duma recommended developing of a law on migrants
In Russian: here.

 

Employers trained to working with legal migrants
In Russian: here.

 

New medical center for migrants opened in Moscow
In Russian: here.

 

Number of foreign citizens in Russia - stable
In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php/migranty/item/5666-chislo-nahodyaschihsya-v-rossii-inostrannyh-grazhdan-stabilno.html.

 

Expert: 28-35% of children abandoned in hospitals of Moscow - the children of migrants
In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/video/20150619/1016169448.html.

 

FMS counted in Russia 10 million migrant workers
In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/news/507493.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

EAEU recognize all degrees of education
In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/society/20150617/1016115619.html.

 

Russia: volume of remittances to the CIS countries fell by nearly half
In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/news/23524.

 

 

International News

 

Employed workers in Europe in 2014 transferred to their homeland $109 billion - UN
In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2786969.

 

ILO adopted historic labor standard to tackle the informal economy
In English: http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/104/media-centre/news/WCMS_375615/lang--en/index.htm. 

 

 

Analytics

 

Does Russia expect a new wave of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan?
In Russian: http://vestikg.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=34366:ozhidaet-li-rossiyu-ocherednaya-volna-trudovyih-migrantov-iz-kyirgyizstana?&Itemid=80.

 

Migrant workers accused Supreme Court judges for corruption
In Russian: here.

 

Migrants consider profitable to invest in the Russian economy
In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/27075097.html.

 

Labor migration and labor-intensive industries in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/16728-trudovaja-migratsija-i-trudoemkie-otrasli-v-kyrgyzstane-i-tadzhikistane.html.

 

Expert: Migrant workers in Russia refuse local forms of Islam
In Russian: here.

 

UN Foundation issued a strange report on migration and remittances
In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/16731-fond-oon-vypustil-strannyj-doklad-po-migratsii-i-denezhnym-perevodam.html.

 

Abandoned wives of migrants: "strong" woman panacea for social ills?
In Russian: http://migrant.ru/pokinutye-zheny-migrantov-silnaya-zhenshhina-panaceya-ot-socialnyx-bed/.

 

What will happen to the pension savings at the exit to relocate to another country?
In Russian: http://kapital.kz/step-by-step/41373/chto-budet-s-pensionnymi-nakopleniyami-pri-vyezde-na-pmzh-v-druguyu-stranu.html.

 

Migrant workers in Kyrgyzstan - the benefits of the EAEU
In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/kabar/full/93988.

 

Where do remittances go?
In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/27084968.html.

 

Should we fear the radicalization of migrant workers in Russia?
In Russian: here.

 

Expert: only the most adapted migrants to remain in Russia
In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/articles/8595.


World Bank is assisting in the creation of temporary jobs in the agricultural sector in Tajikistan
In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/vsemirnyi-bank-okazyvaet-sodeistvie-v-sozdanii-vremennykh-rabochikh-mest-v-agrarnoi-sfere-tadzh.

 

 

Publications

 

International Dialogue on Migration № 24 - Migration and Families
In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=55&products_id=1497.

 

Running an Effective Migrant Resource Centre: A Handbook for Practitioners
In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=47&products_id=1496.

 

New issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 13, July 2015
In Russian: here.

 

New issue of "Compatriots" № 6, June 2015
In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_6_ijun_2015_goda/2015-06-25-217.

 

 

Announcements

 

Return Migration, Circular Migration and Social Work: an Emerging Field of Practice
In Russian: https://www.imiscoe.org/news/news-from-members/395-cfp-return-migration-circular-migration-and-social-work-an-emerging-field-of-practice.

 

Webinar: Migration in Russia
In Russian: http://migrant.ru/anons-vebinar-migraciya-v-rossii/.

 

Vacancy: External International Expert (IOM)
In English: http://iom.kg/?p=1578.

 

   


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