Zhengizkhan Zhanaltay

Zhengizkhan Zhanaltay

Deputy Director

Zhengizkhan Zhanaltay is a research fellow in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. Zhengizkhan completed his bachelor’s degree at international relations department of KIMEP University in 2010. He completed his master thesis named ‘Oralmans integration into Kazakhstani Society: Turkish Kazakh Case’ in International Relations department of KIMEP University in 2014. His research interests include international migration politics, labor and ethnic migrants social and economic integration into society and remittance.

Staff's Publications


October 28, 2015

Migration Crisis: Opportunity or Burden?

Since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, 4 million Syrians had fled to neighboring countries in order to find a safe haven. Majority of the refugees would favor a stable and proper life in their home countries rather than living in refugee camps but events occurred […]
September 29, 2015

Current Situation of the International North South Transport Corridor

The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) project was established in 2000 by Russia, India and Iran with a purpose of creating a corridor shorter than the current maritime Suez Canal transportation route in order to reduce the time and transportation costs of trade in goods. Later on, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, […]
July 7, 2015

Benefits of the Membership of the World Trade Organization to Kazakhstan

The final meeting of the Working Group, which officially announced the completion of negotiations on Kazakhstan’s accession to The World Trade Organization (WTO) was held on June 22, 2015, in Geneva. Kazakhstan submitted its initial application on January 29, 1996, but it took nearly two decades to finalize accession talks […]
June 4, 2015

Have The Central Asian Labor Migrants Been Leaving Russia?

2015 will be hard for Central Asian migrants since the depreciation of Ruble against the US dollar by 45% percent has caused a reduction of 40% percent in their incomes. Besides, the cost of monthly payment of working permit has been tripled from 1200 Ruble to 4000 Ruble and two […]
May 19, 2015

Kyrgyzstan’s Accession to the Eurasian Economic Union: Labor migrants Case

The ceremony of signing documents on Kyrgyzstan’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Agreement took place after the EAEU Summit in Moscow on May 8, 2015. Leaders of the EAEU and Kyrgyzstan were in the process of negotiations on accession issue since Presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed […]
February 24, 2015

Migration And Remittance: New Rules In Russian Labor And Immigration Law

As of January 1, 2015, Russia has introduced several laws in migration legislation, which would hit hard the Central Asian labor migrants, especially Tajiks and Uzbeks. Since Russia is the main destination country for the most of the Central Asian migrants, tightening the rules of entering and applying for a […]
February 10, 2015

New Social Package For Oralmandar

There is a new social benefits package for ethnic repatriates “Oralmandar” (word ‘oralman’ is a translation of the word “repatriate” into Kazakh and –dar is the plural suffix) waiting for approval in the lower chamber of Parliament Majilis. The new package includes a number of benefits to encourage oralmandar to […]