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კატასტროფის რისკის შემცირების საერთაშორისო დღე / International Disaster Risk Reduction Day

13.10.2017

მიგრაციის საერთაშორისო ორგანიზაციამ 13 ოქტომბერს ევროპის სამოქალაქო დაცვისა და ჰუმანიტარული დახმარების ოპერაციების გენერალურ დირექტორატთან და სახელმწიფო უსაფრთხოებისა და კრიზისების მართვის საბჭოს აპარატის კრიზისული სიტუაციების მართვის ეროვნულ ცენტრთან ერთად აღნიშნა კატასტროფის რისკის შემცირების საერთაშორისო დღე. ღონისძიება თბილისში, მთაწმიდის პარკში გაიმართა. მასში მონაწილეობდნენ როგორც სახელმწიფო სტრუქტურების წარმომადგენლები, ასევე საერთაშორისო და ადგილობრივი არასამთავრობო ორგანიზაციები.

Facilitating Labour Mobility - Training for Labour Migration Policy Makers and Practitioners

On 21 – 22 September 2017 IOM Georgia organized at training in Tbilisi for labour migration policy makers and practitioners. The two-day training was led by Ms. Tanja Dedovic, Labour Mobility and Human Development Coordinator for the Regional Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Piloting Temporary Labour Migration of Georgian Workers

Georgia is a country with high emigration intensity. Main reason for emigration is search for employment abroad. Namely, 75 – 80% of emigrants are migrant workers. In spite of this, Georgia’s labour migration policy is still only at a formation stage and the activities of private employment agencies in the field are neither efficient nor ethical. As a result, labour migration from Georgia is mainly of unorganized and irregular nature, accompanied by related risks and socio-economic losses. Though the Government of Georgia shows more and more interest towards temporary labour migration through fostering inter-country cooperation, relevant underdeveloped models significantly hinder its development.

It is an aim of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission to Georgia to form and pilot in practice the abovementioned model. Poland and Estonia were selected as pilot countries and the project “Piloting Temporary Labour Migration of Georgian Workers to Poland and Estonia” was developed and funded by IOM Development Fund.

Well-Governed Migration Briefing

On 12 September 2017 IOM organized a briefing on well-governed migration and Migration Governance Indicators for the Government of Georgia representatives. The briefing was led by IOM Geneva Policy Officer, David Martineau, who addressed such issues as measuring well-governed migration, global and national migration trends, the Migration Governance Framework (MiGOF) and the Migration Governance Indicators (MGI).

It’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. What do we need to do now?

It’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. What do we need to do now?

By William Lacy Swing

        It is believed that millions are currently victims of trafficking in persons around the world. It is almost impossible to think about each one of those numbers as individual human beings and it can feel like an insurmountable problem. But it isn’t. And on this World Day Against Trafficking in Persons we must believe that not only can we make a dent but that we can make significant inroads into eliminating it.

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