The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation with 19 Member States and more than 465 staff members. Active in more than 90 countries worldwide, it takes a regional approach in its work to create efficient cooperation and partnerships along migration routes. Priority regions include Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Mediterranean, Silk Routes, Western Balkans and Türkiye. Its approach to migration management – structurally linking policy & research, migration dialogues and capacity building – contributes to better migration policy development worldwide. The Vienna-based organisation has a mission in Brussels and is locally represented in 30 countries worldwide.



Workshop on Diaspora Policy and Engagement Practices for Georgia

In order to facilitate further involvement of Georgian diaspora in country’s development processes, and ensure achievement of greater impact of diaspora engagement, the Government of Georgia in close cooperation with ICMPD continues formation of diaspora engagement mechanisms. On 19-20 April 2023, a workshop on diaspora policy and engagement practices was organised, with the close cooperation of ICMPD and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. The workshop was led by an international expert, founder of Global Diaspora Insights, Dr. Martin Russell.
Read moreსრულად

Working Meeting on Georgia’s Diaspora Law and the Development of the New Diaspora Engagement Programme

In response to the constant and rapidly changing migration processes, rethinking the role of diaspora in the development processes of Georgia, as well as bearing in mind the existing policy approach towards the Georgia’s diaspora abroad, the need was identified for the alignment of the existing diaspora Law to the newly emerging needs and developments.  For this purpose, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia in close collaboration with the STREAMinG project and the involvement of national expert, has elaborated a package of amendments to the Law of Georgia on Compatriots Residing Abroad and Diaspora Organisations.
Read moreსრულად
More News