Today, 18th December 2014 the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the world will mark the International Migrants Day to honour migrants and people on the move, to uphold rights of migrants and members of their families.
IOM Georgia invites Service Providers and Consulting Firms to provide technical and financial proposal for production of short TV clip and video for the Consular Electronic Service Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia (MFA) and broadcasting of the TV clip on Georgian TV stations. A pre-proposal conference will be held on 8 December 2014, 11:00 at IOM Georgia office. The Proposals must be delivered by hand or through mail to IOM Georgia Office.
IOM hosted the third Steering Committee meeting of the More-for-More project on 28 November 2014 in the Public Service Hall in Tbilisi. Participants were greeted by the Secretariat to the State Commission on Migration Issues of the Public Service Development Agency, followed by representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia IOM and ICMPD.
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia with support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Georgia, organized a donor conference on Border Management Issues.
From 19-21 November IOM conducted an Instructional Techniques training course for officials from the Revenue Service of Georgia. The course aims to develop presentational skills for in-house training as well as in representing the Revenue Service both at home and overseas.
On 14 November 2014 3rd Task Force Meeting was organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission to Georgia in the framework of its Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN III) programme funded by the Government of the Netherlands. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Gela Dumbaze, the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues and took place in Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel.
Under the EU funded project “Enhanced Cooperation for Secure borders and Safe Migration” IOM arranged for officials from the Human Rights Protection and Monitoring Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), Migration Department of the MIA, Border Police, Patrol Police and Criminal Police to attend a two day training course on Migrants’ Rights.
Under the EU funded project “Enhanced Cooperation for Secure borders and Safe Migration” IOM arranged for officials from the Migration Department, Prosecutor’s Office, Border Police, Patrol Police and Criminal Police to attend a three day training course (3 - 5 November) on investigation in cases of Migrant Smuggling.
From 20-24 October 2014, under the EU-funded "Enhanced Cooperation for Secure Borders and Safe Migration" IOM organized advanced training in document security and fraud for officials from Forensic Main Division of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Officials were trained in a the latest commercial techniques for securing documents as well as analysis of polymer and polymer/cotton blends in both travel documents and currency.
IOM Georgia led discussions following the screening of the film “House of Fun” that tells the story of adolescents aged 17 -21 that immigrate to Israel from the former USSR to take a part in a 9-month integration programme.