State Commission on Migration Issues
Permanent or temporary settlement of a citizen on the territory of a foreign country.Details...
Leaving for a foreign country to stay for a short period or forever for political, economic or private reasons...Details...
Return to the country of origin and re-engagement in the social and economic life.Details...
Directions: Voluntary Return
Return to Country of Origin and involvement into social and economic life.Details...
Directions: Refugees and Asylum
Foreigners who need international protection due to the risk posed to their lives in the country of origin. Details...
Directions: Georgia and EU
The legislative basis for EU-Georgia relations is the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement signed in 1996 which came into force in 1999. The Agreement regulates relations...Details...
The State Commission on Migration Issues (SCMI/Commission) was set up on 13 October 2010 on the basis of the Government's Ordinance No. 314. The Commission is the Government's consultative body to discuss and take decisions on various important issues related to migration management. The Commission comprising 9* government entities is chaired by the Ministry of Justice and co-chaired by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The Commission's analytical and administrative support is provided through the Secretariat created and supported by European Union.
Inside the Commission thematic groups have been set up to work on different priority issues.
News & Events
Project Coordination Meeting
22nd coordination meeting of the projects in the field of migration was held on 27 February 2023, organized by the Secretariat of the State Commission on Migration Issues (SCMI) and...Details...
EMN Georgia and EMN Estonia Joint Conference - ‘Advancing Data-Driven Decision-Making in Migration Management’
In recent decades, international migration flows have not only been increasing in numbers, but become more complex, creating new challenges for migration management around the world. Consequently, new technological solutions...Details...
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