Within the framework of the project "Strengthening of economic development and opportunities for migrants and their families through a comprehensive approach to improve the quality of services and support business initiatives in today's integration under the EEU" supported by FSDS, from 28 to 31 January 2017 information meetings took place. Focus topic of meetings was the employment of family members of migrant workers. The meetings were held in the city of Isfana and Katransky, Toguz-Bulak Kara-Bakskom and Darin LSGs. The total number of people who participated in the meetings amounted to 150 people.
The main topics of discussion were the issues of strengthening the active employment policy aimed at reducing the unemployment rate by the local authorities. Priority areas include: assistance in finding employment, vocational training and counseling, flexible forms of employment, public works, support for small business, some tax breaks, providing favorable lending rates.
Participants noted that even passive employment policies aimed at mitigating the negative effects of unemployment are not executed by the state.
The project is implemented in partnership of three organizations, PF "Insan Leilek" PF "Mehr-Shavkat" and PF Iseda Kyrgyzstan. The project is supported by the FSDS.