International Experts visit in Georgia
In April 2016, two international experts Ms. Passant Sobhi, representing VET sector and Mr. Piotr Kazmierkiewicz from labour migration field, visited Georgia within the frames of the project, to provide consultancy to Georgian policy makers, the latter representing a core objective of the migration policy advice component of the EU co-funded project “Strengthening the Development Potential of the EU Mobility Partnership in Georgia through Targeted Circular Migration and Diaspora Mobilization”. The project is run by the Center for International Migration (CIM), Public Service Development Agency and Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Georgia (GSMEA).
“Not the end, but the beginning of something new”: Final Conference of the Project „Strengthening the development potential of the EU mobility partnership in Georgia through targeted circular migration and diaspora mobilization” in Tbilisi, Georgia
On April 26, the project partners and stakeholders gathered for final conference of the project in Tbilisi, with the aim to discuss the project final results and lessons learnt, also to present to the public future cooperation plans and activities.
The press conference was held on 16 March, 2016 sharing the results of the Diaspora Conference & Job Fair conducted in Germany, Frankfurt am Main
The press conference was held on 16, March 2016 at Tbilisi Marriot Hotel. Deputy Head of Government Administration, Ms. Nino Kobakhidze, Senior Advisor of the Centre for International Migration and Development, Dr. Irma Tsereteli and Chief Advisor to the State Minister of Georgia on Diaspora Issues, Ms. Nino Matiashvili shared the results of the Diaspora Conference & Job Fair which took place in Germany, Frankfurt am Main on March 10 and 11.
"Building Bridges - Georgian Diaspora for Development" - Diaspora Conference & Job Fair was held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Diaspora Conference & Job Fair “Building Bridges – Georgian Diaspora for Development” took place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on 11 and 12 March 2016. Underlining the importance of the topic of diaspora engagement in Georgia’s political discourse, the event was attended by a high-ranking delegation from Georgia, including but not limited to the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues, Mr. Gela Dumbadze, the Ambassador of Georgia in Germany Prof. Dr. Lado Chanturia and Mrs. Nino Kobakhidze, deputy head of the Administration of the Government of Georgia.
International Conference “Building Bridges – Georgian Diaspora for Development” will be held this week (11.-12.03.2016) in Frankfurt/ Main
This two day event consists of a diaspora conference on Friday (11.03.2016) and an open Job Fair on Saturday (12.03.2016). The diaspora conference will be attended by a high-ranking delegation from Georgia, including the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues, Mr. Gela Dumbadze, the Georgian Ambassador in Germany, Prof. Dr. Lado Chanturia. They will be joined by representatives of over 15 Georgian migrant organizations from Germany, Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic discussing different forms of diaspora engagement in Georgia.
Start-up Seminar for Participants of the Pilot Circular Migration Scheme was held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
In the frame of the reintegration activities planned within the pilot Circular Migration scheme, a start-up seminar was organized in cooperation with Kompass – Centre for Entrepreneurship. The Seminar was held on the 13th of February 2016 at the premises of Kompass in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Newsletter Nr.4 of the German Embassy - Article on Regional Conference
Please see at the below link the Newsletter of the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Georgia including an article on the Regional Conference: "Sharing experience on labor migration with Armenia and Moldova" which took place in Georgia.
Project Newsletter - Issue N4 is online
You are very welcome to read our fourth project newsletter and to learn more about the project`s activities.
Building Bridges – Georgian Diaspora for Development
Diaspora Conference and Job Fair to be held in Frankfurt am Main on the 11th and 12th of March 2016:
The two day event consists of a diaspora conference on day one and an open Job Fair on day two. The diaspora conference will bring together Georgian migrant organizations from Germany, Austria and Italy as well as relevant representatives of Georgian state institutions mandated to deal with diaspora issues. While the diaspora conference focuses on different aspects of diaspora centered initiatives in Georgia, the job fair seeks to match qualified Georgians wishing to return to Georgia with Georgian employers for the purpose of encouraging the return of qualified Georgians and ensuring thought-out migration decisions.
Start-up information seminar was held in Frankfurt, Germany
On November 27-28, 2015 eight Georgian participants living in Germany and interested to found an enterprise in Georgia attended a start-up information seminar in Frankfurt.