Enhancing cooperation among the Prague Process states

Media Digest August 2020

2020-09-01

Armenia

State Bodies dealing with Migration

Aren`t the certificates for everybody?
Rus
Migrants employment in Armenia
Arm
Unified office of social services provided services to 1500 citizens
Rus

Migration issues and challenges

More than 100 citizens of India returned to their motherland from Armenia by special flight
Rus
The positive migration balance in Armenia is observed since 1991 for the first time
Rus

Azerbaijan

State Bodies dealing with Migration

Agreement on 'Mutual visa exemption between Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Government of the Republic of Turkey' signed on February 25, 2020 in Baku will enter into force on August 13, 2020
Eng

Georgia

EU Cooperation

EU on 12th anniversary of Russia-Georgia war: EU’s commitment to peaceful resolution of conflict is as strong as ever
Geo

Migrant stories

Georgian eco-migrant expands broccoli farm with EU, FAO support
Eng

Mobility

International flights will not resume until October 1 in Georgia
Eng

Remittances

July 2020: money transfers to Georgia up 22.1%
Geo

Internally Displaced Persons

Over 100 IDP families to receive deeds to inhabited flats owned by state
Geo

Other

'Remotely from Georgia': new state programme to allow foreigners to travel to, work remotely from Georgia
Geo
Georgia rejoins extended EU sanctions in response to illegal annexation of Crimea, Sevastopol
Geo
Lufthansa resumes flights between Georgia and Germany
Geo

Central Asia and Afghanistan (region-wide news)

Migrant stories

“Rented As a Furniture”. The Migrants from Central Asia Are the Majority of Those Enslaved in Russia
Eng

Border Management

Issues of strengthening cooperation between Russia and Central Asian countries in the field of ensuring regional security were discussed
Eng

Other

5-Stan Podcast: Myths and Realities of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia During a Pandemic
Eng
Central Asian countries are preparing an interstate document on friendship, good-neighbourliness and cooperation
Eng

Tajikistan

Other

Tajikistant will organise 52 charter fligths to return its citizens from Russia
Rus

Ukraine

Migration issues and challenges

After the introduction of quarantine, hundreds of thousands of labor migrants cannot find work in Ukraine - expert
Rus

Border Management

Cross-border traffic is increasing: July statistics
Ukr
EUBAM Report in pictures April-July 2020
Eng
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved Ukraine's withdrawal from two more CIS agreements in the border area
Ukr
Ukraine closes border to foreigners amid coronavirus outbreak
Eng
Working meeting on combating firearms trafficking
Eng

Mobility

From September 1, Ukrainian citizens need foreign passports to travel to Belarus.
Ukr

Internally Displaced Persons

1,454,275 internally displaced persons registered
Ukr
Half of Ukrainians want restored ties with non-government controlled areas
Eng

Uzbekistan

Border Management

A new procedure for entering Uzbekistan from foreign countries set
Eng
As of 1 September restrictions to entry-exit of autos at BCP between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are lifted
Rus
Security issues discussed within the framework of the
Eng
Supporting the fight against COVID-19 by strengthening border controls of five Central Asian countries
Eng

Labour migration

Uzbekistan to provide comprehensive support to its labor migrants abroad
Eng

Trafficking in Human Beings

Information about victims of human trafficking is not subject to disclosure
Eng
Uzbekistan-USA: Focus on anti-trafficking and forced labor issues
Eng

Other

Foreign media pay attention to the comprehensively developing nature of the comprehensive cooperation between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan
Eng
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