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IOM Hosts 3rd Task Force Meeting under Its Migration and Development Programme

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.

Training Course on Migrants' Rights for Law Enforcement Authorities

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. 

Training Course on Smuggling of Migrants for Border Authorities and Prosecutors

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. 

Advanced Training in Document Security and Fraud for Forensic Main Division of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs

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 Participated in the Workshop on Migrant Integration before Departure: Perspectives, Approaches and Supporting Measures

The Workshop - ,,Migrant Integration before Departure: Perspectives, Approaches and Supporting Measures’’   took place in Rome, Italy on 24-25 September 2014 and focused on promoting exchange of practises between pre-departure integration service providers. Pre-departure orientation practices and policies were presented in national context by different countries.

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