On 28-29 November IOM put together a course for 27 police investigators, prosecutors and labour inspectors under the guidance of British counter-trafficking expert Paul Holmes....
On 21 November staff members of UNICEF and IOM gathered in Tbilisi to discuss the current situation in the protection of children in Georgia. The two UN agencies presented the...
On the occasion of the opening of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign, the United Nations in Georgia calls for firm stand on violence against women.
Global Migration Film Festival 2019 is coming to Tbilisi on 13-18 December 2019. For updates follow IOM Georgia facebook page and www.georgia.iom.int. You can see the festival programme and complete the registration form starting from 13 November.
On 18 October IOM marked the EU Anti-Trafficking Day with partners and counterparts in the town of Telavi in eastern Georgia. The event kicked off with a workshop with local stakeholders to discuss various forms of trafficking in human beings, such as children exploited in begging and strenuous labour that have recently surfaced in an IOM study of the problem. Over the past decade, the EU and IOM have been supporting the Government of Georgia in growing capacities to successfully prosecute traffickers, protect and assist victims of trafficking and prevent the crime from happening in the fir
When I was pregnant, my husband and I went to Greece. I have a cousin there and he promised us a job, but my husband couldn’t manage it.
The conditions were very harsh, not like what was promised initially.
The shop has already become very important for our village, people always need things for their homes and now they don’t have to go far to get all that.
With IOM’s assistance we opened a greengrocer’s in Kutaisi market. I left Georgia because there were no jobs. I used to work in a silk industrial complex in the past, but everything closed and I was left without a job.