Search: Migration,Central Asia (9 materials)

«Triple Win Situation» Benefiting from Migration: Regional OSCE Seminar in Kazakhstan

... concluded that only the most accurate assessment of the needs of the host country's labor market can help optimize migration flows and ensure the demand for migrants arriving on the labor market of the countries of arrival. Some 80 representatives of migration authorities and experts from Central Asia, EU, and the Russian Federation as well as international organizations, business and civil society representatives participated in the discussion.


Recruiting Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Dealing with Returnees: European Experience and the Prospects for Russia

... data published by the security services of various nations, as well as by leading research centres across the globe. Particular attention is paid to assessments of the situation regarding terrorists leaving, and then coming back to Europe, Russia and Central Asian countries; the link between migration and the recruitment of terrorists; and an analysis of the most common factors driving recruitment. This paper also includes a review of methods used by other countries to combat the recruitment of terrorists, as well as measures taken to reintegrate ...


Migration – A Challenge of Time

... Olimova, Patrick Taran On September 24–25, 2015, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) held an international conference on the problems of migration in the modern world. At the conference, Russian and international experts discussed the numerous aspects of migration and the impact it has on governments. Particular attention was paid to the ongoing migrant crisis in the European Union. Leading ...


Central Asian Cities: Between Demography and Politics

... Megalopolises Pose Tough Political Challenges: Changing Ethnic Balance in Central Asia By the end of the Soviet period, all cities in Central Asia that have a population of over 350,000 were multiethnic, none were dominated by a titular ethnicity [2] . During ... ... de-Europeanization followed the massive outflow of non-Asians, while on the other, the titular ethnic groups gained ground through migration from the countryside. For example, over the period 1989-2014, the share of Uzbeks in Tashkent rose from 44 to 65 percent,...


RIAC Launches Joint Research with Kyrgyz Partners

On December 17, 2014, Bishkek was the venue of a working meeting for staffers and experts of RIAC and Kyrgyz National Institute for Strategic Studies on a future joint migration project. Russia is hosting about 500,000 Kyrgyz immigrants with Russian citizenship and about the same number of Kyrgyz citizens, with quite a lot of migration issues on the agenda, among them the impact of Bishkek's presence in the Customs ...


Central Asia in One Hundred Years: Following the Great Transformation

... 3 ); inter-ethnic differences (to be found in many regional states with their threatened territorial integrity, for example, such as Kyrgyzstan); and recurring conflicts over land and cross-border rivers. Given these factors, the ‘Great Transmigration’ in Central Asia may well lead to the creation of a new state in the basin of the Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya rivers. It is difficult to say today whether this new state will emerge as a result of an armed conflict, or regional elites will have enough wisdom ...


Central Asia: Regional Development Trends

... after the end of population explosion, this region (especially Tajikistan and the Fergana Valley) will continue to be overpopulated with continuously scarce resources, primarily water, while living standards will not be as high as the rest of the world. Migration Report 'Russia’s Interests in Central Asia: Contents, Perspectives, Limitations' The incidence of a high population increase and overpopulation with relatively low living standards (see Table 2 ) will mean that the trend of active external migration in all directions will continue ...


“Islamic factor” in russian migration policy

... disregards this connection in the context of unfavorable demographic prospects in Russia, we can face serious problems which Europe has already encountered. Where Has the “Islamic Factor” Come From? How has the notorious “Islamic factor” emerged in migration processes? Russia as well as Central Asian republics are the products of the USSR where the attitude toward religion was negative, to say the least. Islam managed to adjust itself to different social conditions and retained a significant number of its adherents. At the times of the ...


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