cover image: Tbilisi (Georgia) | PROFILE 2023  MIGRATION GOVERNANCE INDIC ATOR



26 Mar 2024

The role of local governments, not only in the management of migration at the local level, but also in realizing the urban dimensions of the 2030 Agenda, has been recognized in the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito (Ecuador), the Global Compact for Migration and the Call to Local Action, to mention a few. [...] The municipality of Tbilisi facilitates the arrival and temporary stay of refugees in the local area, and through the Sustainable Reintegration and Community Revitalization Pilot Initiative in Communities of Return project, the local government, in cooperation with the IOM, facilitates the reintegration of migrants. [...] The municipality of Tbilisi has communications systems in place to transmit information during emergencies through the Georgian Public Broadcasting System,40 which shares information on the nature of a threat, the areas affected, the impact of a hazard on individuals and the environment, measures for the protection of individuals, and the code of conduct during emergencies. [...] the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Secretariat of the Government of Georgia for Human Rights Protection tasked with maintaining relations with the Parliament, and the Agency for State Care and Assistance for the (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking) as well as non-governmental bodies (e.g. [...] 45/N of the Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia and the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia on the approval of child protection referral procedures (2017 consolidated version).
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