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NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 18

 

Date: June 15-21, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

41 thousand unemployed get jobs due to RK employment program within 5 months

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2473308

 

"Nur Otan" offices explain "Employment 2020" Program - SKO

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2473336

 

Job Fair to be held in Ust-Kamenogorsk in the framework of an open day for citizens on issues of "Employment 2020" implementation

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/taxonomy/term/121#

 

Teachers’ salary in Kazakhstan to increase twice-thrice by 2015

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1000401/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan listed in countries with high proportion of remittances to GDP

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/35252

 

Heads of Kyrgyz people unions and the Social Fund of the KR delegation discuss migrants’ pension insurance in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:999321/ or here.

 

Kyrgyz Parliament offers to introduce compulsory life insurance for citizens traveling abroad

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/35547

 

Russian federal agency on cooperation to hold series of video-conferences for those wishing to resettle in Russia

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/20/192333_rossotrydnichestvo_provedet_ riad_videokonferenciy_dlia_jelaushih_pereselitsia_v_rf.html

 

Deputy A. Keldibekov: Kyrgyzstan annually receives more than $ 3 billion through remittances from labor migrants that makes up a major part of the economy

In Russian: http://tazabek.kg/news:319221/ or here.

 

Representatives of public organizations discuss protection of migrants’ rights and interests in the Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia 

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:998391/ or here.

 

Akhmatbek Keldibekov: Migrant workers show who we need to integrate

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/14/191724_ahmatbek_keldibekov_ trydovye_migranty_pokazali_s_kem_nyjno_integrirovatsia.html

 

Vladimir Zhirinovsky: LDPR will demand to immediately deport all Kyrgyz migrant workers if court rules Farafonov to jail

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/131461-vladimir-zhirinovskij-esli-zhurnalist-farafonov.html

 

Kyrgyzstanis in Korea establish "Birimdik" organization

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:999721/ or here.

 

Film "Empty House", which caused discontent in Kyrgyzstan, continues to take part in various international competitions

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1002561/ or here.

 

Tajikistan

 

Moscow Oblast department of Federal Migration Service ready to assist Tajik migrants in their legalization

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ufms-moskovskoi-oblasti-gotovo-okazat-pomoshch-tadzhikskim-migrantam-v-ikh-legalizatsii.

 

Tajik Railway reduces number of routes: Dushanbe-Moscow

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/tzhd-sokrashchaet-dvizhenie-passazhirskikh-poezdov-po-napravleniyu-dushanbe-moskva.

 

Tajikistan may cancel migration cards for citizens of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/35386.

 

Islamic Center head urges Tajik labor migrants to follow Sharia rules

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-islamskogo-tsentra-tadzhikistana-prosit-trudovykh-migrantov-soblyudat-pravila-shariata.

 

U.S. State Department reduces number of Tajik participants in Work&Travel Program

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/archive/ky_News_in_Russian_ru/latest/4795/4795.html?id=24619689.

 

Poetry Night of Mumin Kanoat in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/18/vecher_poezii_mumina_kanoata_ v_moskve.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan reached 126.9 billion rubles in 2011

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:998671/ or here. 

 

Good outcome of consistent work

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19643/.

 

Creation of new work places under control of deputies

In English: http://news.uzreport.com/uzb.cgi?lan=e&id=98777.

 

Support for young entrepreneurs

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/19663/.

 

From college to the work place

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19637/.

 

Russia

 

Bill: Migrants who violated migration legislation banned from entering Russia for 10 years

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1003351/ or here.

 

Russia ranks third in the world in terms of volume of remittances due to migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4863&Itemid=35.

 

FMS Public Council advised not to fight against migrants

In Russian: http://rusnovosti.ru/news/207525/.

 

Foreign entrepreneurs and domestic workers to get preference in receiving Russian citizenship and work

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4881&Itemid=35.

 

Primorye budget should not pay illegal migrants for child delivery

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1356.

 

Moscow Region Head praises migration service performance

In Russian: http://www.islamnews.ru/news-131671.html.

 

Migration wave to spread in Russia

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1358.

 

Pozhigailo believes the regions should actively attract migrants

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1340188682/.

 

Interdepartmental migration committee established in Ryazan Oblast

In Russian: http://www.7info.ru/index.php?kn=1339752809.

 

"White Crane" in Kuzbass teaches migrants’ children and their parents Russian

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339765043/.

 

Gastarbeiter to replenish Sakhalin Pension Fund

In Russian: http://sakhalinmedia.ru/news/economics/15.06.2012/211049/pensionniy-fond-na-sahaline-budut-popolnyat-i-gastarbayteri.html.

 

Citizen meeting participants in Krasnodar request police to check migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kavkaz-uzel.ru/articles/208167/.

 

Multilateral

 

Visa rules set to be eased in Central Asia

In English: http://www.timesca.com/index.php/m-news-by-category/other-central-asian-news/7458-visa-rules-set-to-be-eased-in-central-asia.

 

Global human trafficking report condemns Central Asian states

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=12267.

 

International News

 

No more deportation of young immigrants from the U.S.

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2472767.

 

Youth employment

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/youth-employment/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Analytics

 

Karomat Sharipov asks Vladimir Putin to introduce visa regime between Russia and Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/20/vizoviy_regim.

 

Evgeny Kuzmin: Russia tightens rules for labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1340084640.

 

Illegal migration issue to be solved

In Russian: http://www.gosrf.ru/news/4544/.

 

Not all workers are equally useful. A new migration concept - Report

In Russian: http://www.5-tv.ru/news/55919/.

 

ILO says: invest in youth or lose a generation

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/press-and-media-centre/news/WCMS_183360/lang--en/index.htm.

 

When is language a barrier?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4899&Itemid=35.

 

Will Gastarbeiter stay in Russia?

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/19/ostanutsya_li_v_rossii_gastarbaytery.

 

Will migrants solve demographic problems of Russia? ("BBCRussian.com", UK)

In Russian: http://www.inosmi.ru/social/20120615/193621094.html.

 

Who is leaving Kazakhstan and why?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1339868160.

 

Economic potential of Tajik labor migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/19/migration.

 

"Mekendeshter". A surgeon from Germany Bakyt Kobegenov.

In Russian: http://kg.akipress.org/news:538971.

 

Publications

 

“Your Right. Migration”, No 12, June 2012

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_ocherednoj_nomer_gazety_vashe_pravo_ migracija_nbsp_12_ijun_2012_goda/2012-06-15-106.

 

Trafficking in Persons Report 2012

In English: http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2012/index.htm.

 

Provisional Record No. 26 - Special sitting - Tribute to the Director-General of the International Labor Office

In English: http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/reports/provisional-records/WCMS_183575/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Announcements

 

IPP to discuss illegal labor migration from Kyrgyzstan to the U.S.

In Russian: http://www.ipp.kg/ru/news/2394/.

 

Work-Global Forum

In Russian: http://www.work-global.ru/news/689.

 

MPI Event: Developing a road map for engaging diasporas in development

In English: http://my.migrationpolicy.org/p/salsa/event/common/public/index.sjs?event_KEY=49425.

 

19th International Conference of Labor Statisticians

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/statistics-and-databases/meetings-and-events/international-conference-of-labour-statisticians/19/lang--en/index.htm.

 


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