Search: Migrant integration (9 materials)

How to Stop Corruption: It Should Be Easier to Register than to Bribe

An Interview with Dmitry Poletaev Migration lies in the heart of many social processes inside Russia. As RIAC pays close attention to the matter, Irina Sorokina talks with Dmitry Poletaev , Director at Migration Research Center, Institute of Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Sciences, about the issues migrants struggle with in Russia as well as the legislation and its effect on the situation. How successfully is the labour migration policy implemented in Russia? Are there any gaps...

21.02.2019

Discrepancy Between Enforcement and Policy: Reforms Needed with Russian Labor Migration?

Interview with Irina Ivakhnyuk, Doctor of Economy, Member of the Global Migration Policy Associates, RIAC Expert Labor migrants in Russia face challenges to keep their jobs: passing of Russian language, history and language tests, acquiring expensive permits, paying monthly fees, all with no guarantee they will be able to work. Moreover, studies show Russians increasingly don’t see migrant workers in a positive light. Temporary and permanent migrant workers play an important role in Russia’s labor...

20.02.2019

A Pragmatic View on Migration

Interviews with Russian and Foreign Migration Experts What should a state prioritize in matters of migration policy: ethics and morals or pragmatic considerations? Who is more effective at protecting migrant rights: government bodies or non-governmental human rights organizations? Will a global agreement on migration be signed? RIAC Editing Team discusses these issues with leading experts on foreign migration from Russia and abroad: Professor Irina Ivakhnyuk, Member of the Global Migration Policy...

05.10.2018

RIAC at OSCE and IOM Conference on the Occasion of International Migrants Day

On December 18, 2017, Vienna hosted an OSCE and IOM international conference «Perception is not Reality – Towards a New Narrative of Migration» on the occasion of International Migrants Day. On December 18, 2017, Vienna hosted an OSCE and IOM international conference «Perception is not Reality – Towards a New Narrative of Migration» on the occasion of International Migrants Day. The aim of the event was to discuss the possibilities of bridging the gap between the perception of migrants and migration...

20.12.2017

III International Conference “Managing Migrant Integration: The European and Russian Contexts” Comes to a Close

... International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), held the III International Conference “Managing Migrant Integration: The European and Russian Contexts.” The conference was attended by over 100 leading Russian and foreign experts in migration, human capital and security, as well as members of the Russian executive authorities, international organizations,...

27.09.2017

Proposals for Russia’s Migration Strategy through 2035

RIAC and CSR Report The period that followed the disintegration of the Soviet Union proved to be challenging for Russia from the perspective of politics, socioeconomics, demographics and migra­tion. The unfavourable demographic trends and the declining and ageing of the pop­ulation were partially offset by an influx of temporary and permanent migrants from other post-Soviet states, but numerous errors in the migration policy led to a decrease in Russia’s migration attractiveness, turning migration...

26.09.2017

Integrating Migrants in the Interests of Security and Development

How can we prevent the radicalisation of immigrants? Even though researchers differ on what integration means, the term generally denotes integrating migrants into the host country’s society. At the socioeconomic level, this primarily means that migrants are integrated into the local labour market, find their own social niche and engage in social life. At the cultural level, it means that migrants adapt to the new linguistic environment and adjust to the local standards of conduct. At the legal...

22.09.2017

Refugees in Russia: Myths and Reality

... for example Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries, are also suffering from problems guarding their borders and have similar agreements with third countries, only increasing the potential burden on Russia's migration system. Vladimir Malakhov: Migrant Integration: The European Experience and Prospects for Russia Refugees Today Refugees are quite new for Russia, the first of which are known to have emerged during the Soviet period – victims of conflicts in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia ...

09.09.2014

Migrant Integration: The European Experience and Prospects for Russia

... Council’s project International Migration Processes: Trends, Challenges and Prospects. Whereas Europe has dealt with mass influxes of immigrants since the 1950s, Russia only encountered this phenomenon relatively recently. Europe’s experience with migrant integration, which will be considered in this working paper, might be useful to Russia in resolving similar issues. The author identifies a range of specific programmes and measures to ease the process of including immigrants and their descendants ...

21.03.2014

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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