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First Travelling Film Festival in Central Asia on Migrant and Human Rights

On 4 December 2006, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, IOM launched the First Travelling Film Festival on Migrant and Human Rights in Central AsiaKazakhstan and then further travelled to Kyrgyzstan in December 2006. The films will travel to Tajikistan in February 2007. Screenings have been organized within the local communities, including schools and universities, where a specially prepared tutorial material has been presented and distributed. entitled “Rights in the Spotlight”. Funded by the Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and carried out within the Central Asia Partnership Group Programme, this initiative has started with screenings in.

Central Asia: Labor Migration Seen As Beneficial To Region

Radio Free Europe.

A Tajik goes to Russia to work; a Kyrgyz earns money in Kazakhstan and sends it home to Bishkek. Despite the negative images often associated with laborers seeking employment abroad, experts increasingly see positive aspects, as well. RFE/RL correspondent Richard Solash spoke with Claus Folden of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Vienna about migration patterns in the former Soviet Union.