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Trends in Modern Labor Migration in Central Asia

Zulfiya Raissova 13.02.20

Migrant workers make up a significant part of the Central Asian population, who are abroad. Previously, the main flow of migrants worked in Russia. However, over the past five years, the geography of labor migration has changed.


Discrepancies in Customs Statistics of Central Asian Countries

Jyldyz Sarieva 24.01.20

Recently, various publications circulate materials on the difference in commodity circulations between Central Asian countries and major partners. Deficiencies were indicated in the figures between the figures of the customs services of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan with China. This article shows attempts to identify a similar situation in other countries of the region.


How Harmful is the Air in Central Asia – Explained on The Graphs

Edil Baiyzbekov 15.01.20

The concentration of harmful particles in Nur Sultan exceeds the annual norm by 2.5 times. Air quality in Almaty did not exceed the norm for only one day in five months. Bishkek often falls into the top of the most polluted cities in the world. The most dangerous days in 2019 for Dushanbe were summer and autumn, when dusty storms covered the city. In Ashgabat, the level of air pollution rarely exceeds the acceptable  norm. Air in Tashkent was harmful 80% of the days in 2019. 


Pensions in Central Asia: Struggling for Survival (infographics)

Aizada Toma 25.11.19

65.6 million people live in the four countries of Central Asia, including 7.8 million pensioners. In other words, every eighth resident of Central Asia is on pension. 


Women in the Parliaments of Central Asia

Ermek Baisalov 25.09.19

The constitutions of the Central Asia’s countries guarantee to all citizens, regardless of nationality, religion and gender, aspire for different posts in all branches of power. 189 countries in world have ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. It seems that women have already achieved equality at the political level. Nevertheless, the representation of women in politics and decision-making processes in the countries of the region is still below the basic international level.


Photos: School of Analitycs 2019 26.04.19

From 15 to 21 April 2019 in Almaty, with the support of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), the Second School of Analysts was organized. More than 20 young researchers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the program. (more…)

Flashbacks: CABAR School of Analitycs 2019 moments (video) 23.04.19

From 15 to 21 April 2019 analytical platform, with the support of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, organized the Second Program for young experts from Central Asia within its School of Analytics. More than 20 young researchers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the program. (more…)

Life on Hills near Dushanbe 05.04.19

Dushanbe is surrounded by hills and mountains with thousands of residents on three sides. However, unlike the centre of the capital, where new elite houses arise in place of old ones, the outskirts of the city have more deplorable situation.


Tajikistan: The Life of the smallest Orthodox community in Central Asia 01.03.19

According to the report of the international organization “Open Doors“, there are 61.7 thousand Christians in Tajikistan, who account to 0.7% of the total population of the country. Most of them, 72.1%, are Orthodox. While this number includes all of those who consider themselves to belong to this confession, there are only about 500 permanent church parishioners. (more…)

Dushanbe: From Soviet Past Towards Elite Future

Natalia Lee 26.01.19

The capital of Tajikistan is rapidly developing upward, losing the oriental charm, yet attaining luxury gloss.