In Uzbekistan BOMCA 10 equips young professionals of the state agencies with the skills needed for migration research and analytical work

  • Thematic Component: 4. Improvement of Cross-Border Cooperation
  • Country: Uzbekistan

From 4 to 5 October 2022, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia held a training course on evidence-based migration research, data gathering and analytical work for the junior staff of focus state agencies, as well as the employees who have just received analytical work as part of their new professional portfolio.

The training course focused on development of skills and knowledge on the research methods and design, selection of sources and practical aspects of preparing analytical documents for different target audiences.

The training course contributes to the specific objectives of BOMCA 10 Component 4, which focuses on improvement of cross-border cooperation for better living conditions in border areas, through local economic development focusing on human rights, gender equality and support to vulnerable groups. Beneficiaries have received practical knowledge that they could use in their daily work when conducting their research and gathering data in the border regions, illustrated with practical case studies.

During the workshop, the experts assessed the needs of the beneficiaries for the further development of their analytical skills and elaborated the corresponding recommendations.