On 5-7 October, IOM Georgia has conducted Open Source Intelligence training for the analysts of the Information-Analytical Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the Customs Department of the Revenue Service (RS) to further increase their analytical capacities and particularly in terms of gathering and structuring information from openly available sources.
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.
IOM Installs Isolation Spaces at the Customs Checkpoints of Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance
Isolation spaces at border crossing points at Kazbegi and Kutaisi International Airport have been arranged to prevent spread of coronavirus and other contagious diseases. The Isolation facilities stand in line with recommendations of WHO and are crucial for controlling contagious diseases at the borders.
IOM Launches Document Verification and Fraud Detection Cascade Training for Border Authorities Across Georgia
On 18 July, IOM Georgia has launched document verification and fraud detection training for the border control officers of the Patrol Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and customs officers of the Revenue Service. The 2.5-day trainings will be held in Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi to train the staff from different border crossing points across Georgia and increase their capacities in detecting fraudulent and counterfeit documents at the borders. IOM has invited a Dutch expert, Alex van Duuren to share his experience about document verification, security features, printing techniques and look-a-like detection.
IOM Conducts Training of Trainers on Irregular Migration for the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia
During 4-8 July, IOM Georgia organized the training of trainers course in irregular migration for the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Georgia. 5-day event in Tbilisi was led and facilitated by two international experts from Greece.
EU and IOM Donate Radio Communication Equipment and Body-Worn Cameras to the Revenue Service of Georgia
Radio communication devices will allow the Customs Department of the Revenue Service to enhance operational capabilities and secure flow of information exchange between frontline officials on the border crossing points.