Kyrgyzstan: Labour Management

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of Labour, Migration and Youth
Experts involved: Bulgaria, Italy, private consultant (Ukraine)
Time Frame: March 2013-October 2014


To provide support to the current efforts of the relevant Kyrgyz institutions to counter irregular migration and the negative practices related to it.


Activity 1:  Fact-finding mission to identify the needs of national institutions;

Activities 2-3:  Two training sessions on information campaigns related to migration, notably irregular migration, trafficking, migrants’ rights, and return and reintegration;

Activity 4: Study visit for officials in Italy; 

Activity 5: Support in organising an information campaign for selected target groups.

Results and outputs

  • Coordination of ministries and agencies within the migrant-informing services, including the dissemination of information, was enhanced;
  • A communication strategy for informing migrants was developed and adopted by ministerial decree; 
  • Awareness-raising campaigns and materials were designed for various target groups: labour migrants; students; immigrants; refugees; and potential victims of human trafficking. Information campaign materials developed and produced (10,000 booklets, 5,000 posters, 4 short videos);
  • New website portal of the Ministry of Labour Migration and Youth developed:  

Located in: Labour migration