IOM Conducts Seminars on Health Contingency Plan and Standard Operating Procedure for the Land Points of Entry
On 22 and 24 August, International Organization for Migration (IOM) has conducted two seminars in Batumi and Tbilisi on Health Contingency Plan and Standard Operating Procedure for the Land Points of Entry.
The seminars were organized for the benefit of mid-management leaders from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Georgia and Revenue Service (RS) of Georgia to increase their capacities in preventing the spread of coronavirus and other contagious diseases and providing safe environment for health at the borders.
The meetings were led by the IOM’s national consultant from National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) and supported by an expert from the Sanitary, Phytosanitary and Veterinary Control Division of Customs Department of RS Georgia.
Mr. Urs Beer, Deputy Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Massimo Ramanzin, Senior IBM Programme Manager of IOM Mission to Georgia, Mr. Dachi Kinkladze Deputy Head of the International Relations Department of Revenue Service and Mr. Nikoloz Mindiashvili, representative of the International Relations Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs attended the seminar in Tbilisi and addressed the participants.
This activity was conducted in the framework of the IOM project “Supporting the Government of Georgia in Strengthening Border Management Practices to Mitigate the Impact of the Pandemic on Human Mobility”, implemented through the financial contribution of the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).