OSCE OFFICE IN YEREVAN STARTS IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECT ON MIGRATION
LEGISLATION REVIEW AND LABOR MIGRATION STUDY IN ARMENIA


YEREVAN, JANUARY 11. ARMINFO. The OSCE Office in Yerevan has started
the implementation of a project on migration legislation review and
labor migration study in Armenia, Blanka Hancilova, the
Democratization Officer in the OSCE Office in Yerevan told ARMINFO.

According to her, the objective of the project is to assist the
Government of Armenia in creation of a coherent and transparent
legislative and administrative framework in response to increasingly
complex migration scenarios as well as elaboration of necessary
constructive approaches in migration regulation. The results of this
project will assist the formulation of a congruent migration policy
and strategy. The objective of the project is to study the legislative
and administrative frameworks of Armenia regarding migration, analysis
of gaps of this legislation, as well collection and analysis of
sociological data on labor migrants.

As Hancilova mentioned, work over this project is carried out in close
cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the
Republic of Armenia, the Department of Migration and Refugees at the
Government of Armenia, as well as with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of Armenia.