Kyrgyzstan: Migration Policy Development

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of Labour, Employment and Migration
Experts involved: Lithuania, Moldova, Romania, Poland
Time Frame: July 2014 - November 2017


To support the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in elaborating a national migration policy.


Activity 1: Consultative bilateral meetings with key government stakeholders;

Activity 2: Knowledge exchange session on migration policy;

Activity 3: Knowledge exchange session on irregular migration;

Activity 4: Knowledge exchange session on Migration and Development, and diaspora engagement and  drafting session of the national migration policy document;

Activity 5: Remote guidance in elaboration of the Kyrgyz National Migration Policy;

Activity 6: Working group meeting on finalisation of the Kyrgyz National Migration Policy.

Results and outputs

  • Report with recommendations on the elaboration of the migration policy;
  • Knowledge on migration policy cycle, legal migration and irregular migration has been transferred; 
  • Improved capacities in the area of comprehensive migration management; 
  • Enhanced inter-agency coordination of migration management;
  • Elaboration and finalisation of the policy document on migration.