Kyrgyzstan has discussed the efficient use of money of migrant workers for a few years, but still hasn’t clear understanding of it. They increasingly prefer to invest money in business back home instead of holding feasts or purchasing apartments.
They are listed as extremists and even after release those convicted under article 174 of the Criminal Code encounter severe barriers to employment and earnings.
Experts say arrest only marks a temporary truce in an ongoing power struggle. (more…)
In Kazakhstan, the state “defeated” a large protestant church “New Life”. Three pastors were found guilty on a series of charges based on the collection of alms.
Kyrgyzstan has 31 thousand children with disabilities registered officially. Only one fifth of them have access to education.
According to experts, Kazakhstan has neither a thought-out anti-bullying policy, nor a protocol of response to bullying at schools.
According to experts, this is a restriction of the freedom of capital transfer, which is envisaged by the EAEU. In the longer term, it will lead to the fact that Kyrgyzstan will lose its niche of a supplier of cheap sewn products in Russia.
The religious tolerance level in Tajikistan has recently decreased, as experts insist. According to them, the arising conflicts with the followers of Zoroastrianism are the example of this trend. (more…)
The National Board of Public Trust established by president Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev after his victory in elections will start working in August. Some see it as a great advantage noting that the new head of state is going to regain the trust of the people. Some see a canny move in it to get the protesting voters back from the streets and retain his legitimacy after the criticism by international observers at presidential elections.
The government of Kyrgyzstan has repeatedly raised digitisation issues and shift to public services online. However, experts say the experience of IT specialists in state-run projects has been a failure and young professionals are reluctant to cooperate with the state.