IOM and Georgia – 20 Years Together
Managing Migration for the Benefit of All
Humane and Orderly Migration Benefits Migrants and Society
Since its establishment in 1993, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission to Georgia has fostered effective partnership with the governmental structures to support development of national migration related management systems, nurtured civil society development, provided diverse services for various groups of migrants and implemented public awareness raising and education initiatives on migration-sensitive issues.
Over the course of its 20 years of operation in Georgia, the International Organization for Migration has transferred experience in the fields of justice and home affairs, emergencies and post-crisis response, migration and health, immigration and border management, migrant assistance, labour migration and human development, migration policy and research and provided capacity building for all migration related structures.
Under the framework of its programmes, the International Organization for Migration Mission to Georgia extended the following services for migrants:
IOM contributed substantially to the development of the migration management systems of Georgia, in particular in the field of border management, data management, IT systems’ development, infrastructure upgrade, training facilities’ development, methodological guidance, combating migration related crime, prevention of irregular migration, supporting legal migration, migration and development.
In 2013, the International Organization for Migration Mission celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its presence in Georgia.
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Head of Agency:
Ms. Ilyana Derilova
Chief of Mission, IOM Georgia
19 Tengiz Abuladze Street
0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel.: +995 32 225 22 16 +995 32 225 22 16
Fax: +995 32 225 22 17