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Meetings
December 2017

The Eastern Partnership Migration and Asylum Panel meeting on Economic Integration of Migrants took place in Warsaw on 14-15 December 2017. The event was co-hosted by Poland and Georgia with the...

November 2015
Organising countries:
Georgia and the Czech Republic
Location:
Tbilisi
Date:
26-27 November 2015
December 2014

The representatives of EU Member States, Eastern Partnership countries, academia and international organizations gathered in The Hague to compare their practices, experience and standards in...

March 2013

The Panel Meeting on the return, readmission and reintegration organized within the framework of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum took place in Tbilisi, Georgia and was co-...

May 2012

The second meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum was held in Tbilisi on 3-4 May 2011. Participants from all EaP countries and 12 EU Member States as well as UNHCR, IOM...

News
05.06.2018

Among the most popular and widely applied reports, which aims at contributing to evidence-based migration policy development, analysis, and management in the countries being the part of migratory...

22.05.2018

According to the ranking by Henley & Partners that takes into account how many countries can be visited...

10.05.2018

On 10 May, the Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced that the Ministry of Justice has prepared amendments against irregular migration in Georgia. 

The PM stated that the...

04.05.2018

Georgia and Azerbaijan plan to build the first joint border crossing point within the framework of the "One Belt - One Road" initiative, Georgian Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said at the 51st...

01.05.2018

The Ministry of Justice of Ireland has decided to put Georgia on the list of secure countries. The decision of the Ireland government came into force on April 16. 

In doing so, Ireland...

26.04.2018

On 26 April 2018, a working meeting of the delegations of the border agencies of Ukraine and Georgia was held under the leadership of the Chairman of the State Border Service of Ukraine Petro...

03.04.2018

The publication created through the partnership of the Secretariat for the State Commission on Migration Issues and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development under the EU funded “...

15.03.2018

The State Commission on Migration Issues of Georgia released English version of the 2017 Migration Profile of Georgia.

The 2017 Migration Profile primarily describes the migration-related...

01.03.2018

The Memorandum for Successful Regulation and Management of Labour Migration Processes was signed between the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and the International...

09.02.2018

The government of Georgia is planning to tighten measures to reduce the growing number of Georgian asylum seekers in the Schengen countries, the Government’s press service reported on 9 February...

06.02.2018

On 5 February 2018, the EU-Georgia Association Council took place in Brussels. Both partners took stock of the progress made on the Association Agreement between Georgia and the EU. Following her...

08.01.2018

Turkey is considering a plan to equip their land border with an electronic surveillance system across the Armenia and Georgia border out of security concern.

According to the report by...

05.01.2018

Head of Georgia’s National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze has said that 1,694,998 tourists from Azerbaijan visited Georgia in 2017.

A positive trend has also been observed in the...

25.12.2017

The Migration Profile of Georgia 2017 and the Migration Strategy Action Plan for 2018 were approved on 19th sitting of the State Commission on Migration Issues of Georgia on 4 December 2017....

30.11.2017

On 14-15 December 2017 the Panel Meeting on Economic Integration of Migrants to be held in Warsaw.

The meeting will gather experts from the EU Member States, the Eastern Partnership...

25.10.2017

Over the past 15 months, more than 2,000 migrants who have voluntarily returned home from Greece have successfully reintegrated back into their countries of origin, stated International...

25.09.2017

The European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia summarised the results of a three-year initiative which aimed to enhance land...

18.08.2017

On 18 August 2017, a plane landed in the Tbilisi airport with the first group of Georgian citizens who resided on the territory of the European Union without appropriate documents. Irregular...

16.08.2017

379 citizens of different countries have asked for the asylum in Georgia over a six month period this year.

The statistics of the Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation of Georgia reads...

08.08.2017

From January to July 2017 the Georgian authorities denied entry to the country of about 3 thousand foreigners.

Most often the refusals were received by the citizens of India – in the first...

03.08.2017

Joint trainings were held at the border crossing point of Gogavan by the International Migration Organization of the UN and RA Ministry of Emergency Situations on topic of «Management of migration...

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