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This report is part of the outputs under the regional initiative “Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on migrants and their families from Central Asia” produced with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented by IOM.
Regional Assessment: Key Informant Survey on the Socioeconomic Effects of COVID-19 on Returnees and Stranded Migrants in Central Asia
This report is part of the outputs under the project "Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on migrants and their families from Central Asia" produced with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Editorial support was provided by IOM’s Global DTM Support... Read More
Regional Overview: Survey on the Socioeconomic Effects of COVID-19 on Returnees and Stranded Migrants in Central Asia and the Russian Federation | March 2021 (Russian)РЕГИОНАЛЬНЫЙ ОБЗОР: ИССЛЕДОВАНИЕ СОЦИАЛЬНО-ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКОГО ВЛИЯНИЯ COVID-19 НА ВОЗВРАЩЕНЦЕВ И ЗАСТРЯВШИХ МИГРАНТОВ В ЦЕНТРАЛЬНОЙ АЗИИ И РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ
Настоящий отчет представляет собой один из итогов региональной инициативы «Смягчение социально-экономических последствий пандемии COVID-19 для мигрантов и общин в Центральной Азии и Российской Федерации», финансируемой Швейцарским агентством по развитию и сотрудничеству и реализуемой МОМ. Отчет был... Read More
Regional Overview: Survey on the Socioeconomic Effects of COVID-19 on Returnees and Stranded Migrants in Central Asia and the Russian Federation | March 2021
This report is a part of the outputs under the regional regional initiative “Mitigating the Socio-Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrants and Communities in Central Asia and the Russian Federation”, which is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented by... Read More
This study gathered evidence on the migration dynamics, COVID-19 impacts, and livelihood situation of host communities, returnees, and stranded migrants living in Kyrgyzstan. The country office of IOM in Kyrgyzstan surveyed 885 returned migrants. Survey was conducted in Bishkek and Osh cities in... Read More
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... Read More
The region covered by the Regional Office in Vienna features diverse economic, environmental, demographic, political, social and migration contexts and trends. Issues and challenges include demographic shifts, skills and labour gaps, human trafficking and stranded migrants, inadequate access to... Read More
South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia – Regional Strategy 2020–2024 (Russian) ЮГО-ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЕВРОПА, ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЕВРОПА И ЦЕНТРАЛЬНАЯ АЗИЯ – РЕГИОНАЛЬНАЯ СТРАТЕГИЯ 2020–2024
Регион, находящийся под юрисдикцией Регионального офиса в Вене, отличается разнообразными экономическими, экологическими, демографическими, политическими, социальными и миграционными особенностями и тенденциями.
External Youth Migration in the Countries of Central Asia: Risk analysis and minimization of negative consequences (Russian)ВНЕШНЯЯ МОЛОДЕЖНАЯ МИГРАЦИЯ В СТРАНАХ ЦЕНТРАЛЬНОЙ АЗИИ: АНАЛИЗ РИСКОВ И МИНИМИЗАЦИЯ НЕГАТИВНЫХ ПОСЛЕДСТВИЙ
Усиление конкуренции за квалифицированные и высококвалифицированные человеческие ресурсы как среди развитых, так и быстроразвивающихся стран; восприятие образовательной миграции как фактора повышения конкурентоспособности стран и наращивания человеческого капитала являются сегодня глобальными... Read More
External Youth Migration in the Countries of Central Asia: Risk analysis and minimization of negative consequences
Increased competition for qualified and highly qualified human resources in both developed and rapidly developing countries; the perception of educational migration as a factor in increasing the competitiveness of countries and increasing human capital are global trends in today’s migration... Read More
Migration Initiatives 2020 illustrates to Member States, governments, partners, the private sector and readers the planned interventions and global funding requirements of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for 2020. Migration Initiatives 2020 is structured around the Migration... Read More
Migrant Smuggling Data and Research: A global review of the emerging evidence base (Volume 2) presents a unique review of what is being collected and what can be done to further build the evidence base on migrant smuggling globally. The second volume on the topic, and building on the 2016 report,... Read More
This World Migration Report Update provides an overview of the latest data on international migrants in Asia. It is based on the most recent estimates from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Released in December 2017, the international migrant stock data sets estimate the... Read More
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley... Read More
Remittances that migrants send home play an important role in boosting the home country’s development as they are a steady, reliable source of investment that helps millions of individuals and households to raise living standards, improve health and education, provide capital for entrepreneurial... Read More
With questions on integration of foreigners, border security and international migration flows topping the international policy debate and daily media broadcasts, there is widespread awareness of an urgent need to have credible, comprehensive and timely statistical data on migration. Lack of such... Read More
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of... Read More
Often used to equate with women, the word “gender” has become increasingly dynamic and important to humanitarian issues. Once in the field, most humanitarian workers quickly realize the different challenges facing women and men, girls and boys and the importance of addressing gender-based needs in... Read More
In 1997 and 1999, IOM published its first original reports on migration in the CIS countries. This third volume of that series - the 2001/2002 Review - contains a statistical and analytical update of recent migration flows for12 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), taking into... Read More
IOM TCC, with the support of the US Department of State’s Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), has recently published the report on "Migration Perspectives in Eastern Europe and Central Asia".
The research clarifies the issue of smuggling of migrants, distinguishes it from trafficking in persons and irregular migration and elaborates on its link to human rights. General trends and patterns of smuggling of migrants are analysed before addressing the issue in Central Asian context. Three... Read More
The IOM Technical Cooperation Centre for Europe and Central Asia in Vienna published the report “Fertile Fields: Trafficking in Persons in Central Asia” by Professor Liz Kelly. The report maps out the regional patterns of trafficking in persons in Central Asia, outlines the links to labour... Read More
After the dissolution of the Former Soviet Union, the area of the current 12 Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) became a widely used corridor for irregular migration and trafficking in human beings, both from within and outside the region. Lack of relevant legislation and needed... Read More
Stories of Reintegration presents success stories of migrants’ reintegration upon their return to their home countries. This publication aims at introducing IOM’s reintegration programme and its results to targeted publics as well as raising awareness among potential beneficiaries.
Migration Facts and Trends: South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia presents an overview of the migratory situation in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEEECA). This region consists of 20 countries and territories covered by the IOM Regional Office in Vienna:... Read More