Original Language
English
E-ISBN
978-92-9268-005-3
Number of Pages
72
Reference Number
PUB2021/097/R
Date of upload

03 Jun 2021

Assessment of South–North Relocation Programme 2021

This report summarizes the main findings of the analysis, carried out as part of the Assessment of the South–North Relocation Programme of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Assessment of the South–North Internal Relocation Programme aims to contribute to the development and integration of socioeconomic vulnerability criteria into the Programme, with a particular focus on youth and women that are facing difficulties in accessing decent employment and making use of existing support mechanisms.  This publication is made possible by the generous support of the International Organization for Migration Development Fund and produced within the “Kazakhstan: Enhancing Migration Management and Governance of Labour Mobility” project,  implemented by the UN Migration Agency – International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kazakhstan.  

 

  • LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1. SCOPE AND METHODS OF THE ASSESSMENT
  • 2. SAMPLE PROFILE
    • 2.1. Structure of the sample of survey respondents
    • 2.2. In-depth interviews with programme beneficiaries and State officials
  • 3. MAIN FINDINGS 
    • 3.1. Relevance of the Programme
      • 3.1.1. Unbalanced population distribution in the country’s regions
      • 3.1.2. Redistribution of labour resources
    • 3.2. Relocation trends
      • 3.2.1. Relocation statistics of regions of departure and arrival
      • 3.2.2. Geography of surveyed respondents’ relocation flows
    • 3.3. Pre-departure stage of relocation
      • 3.3.1. Role of the regions of departure and arrival
      • 3.3.2. Orientation and preparation for relocation 
      • 3.3.3. Motivation of the participants 
      • 3.3.4. Complexity and duration of the selection procedure
      • 3.3.5. Personal assessment and orientation
    • 3.4. Post-arrival stage of relocation
      • 3.4.1. Time needed to relocate and main issues upon arrival
      • 3.4.2. Securing housing
      • 3.4.3. Employment opportunities
      • 3.4.4. Sources of external assistance used by beneficiaries 
      • 3.4.5. Financial support
      • 3.4.6. Non-financial assistance
    • 3.5. Sustainable integration of relocated persons
      • 3.5.1. Overall integration self-assessment 
      • 3.5.2. Assessment of effectiveness of the Program 
    • 3.6. Capacity of State bodies – cross-cutting issues
      • 3.6.1. Overview
      • 3.6.2. Central level
      • 3.6.3. Local level
  • 4. DIAGNOSTIC REVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME (PROPOSAL)
  • 5. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY