UN Resident Coordinator, IOM Chief of Mission Met with a Returned Migrant Worker from Greece

Since 2003, 18,163 Georgian nationals have returned to Georgia with IOM’s support from 32 countries, most EU Member States and Switzerland. Among them, 5500 cases (including 7085 persons) received one or more types of post-arrival assistance. Among them 2196 cases (2420 persons) were returnees from Greece.

In the course of the visit to the Samtskhe-Javakheti region, the UN Resident Coordinator, Sabine Machl, the IOM Chief of Mission, Sanja Celebic Lukovac and other members of the UN team met with Liana Tchankvetadze, a returned migrant worker from Greece. She returned home with IOM's support and restarted cattle-breeding business. She was provided with entrepreneurship skills training and cash assistance to make a decent income.

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