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Georgia creates system of statistical data on migration

Politics Materials 11 June 2010 16:57
Georgia is creating an electronic system to process, analyze and forecast internal and external migration statistics. The Civil Registry Agency held a meeting June 10 with the support of the Italian government and the International Organization for Migration to discuss this issue. The meeting was attended by representatives of the justice, interior, foreign, and refugee and resettlement ministries, as well as the International Organization for Migration and the Office of the State Minister for Diaspora Affairs.
Georgia creates system of statistical data on migration

Georgia, Tbilisi, June 11 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /

Georgia is creating an electronic system to process, analyze and forecast internal and external migration statistics. The Civil Registry Agency held a meeting June 10 with the support of the Italian government and the International Organization for Migration to discuss this issue. The meeting was attended by representatives of the justice, interior, foreign, and refugee and resettlement ministries, as well as the International Organization for Migration and the Office of the State Minister for Diaspora Affairs.

Canadian experts also participated and shared with their migration experience with meeting participants.

Today Georgia has the technical capacity to group together statistics from a wide range of state agencies and organizations and to conduct the relevant analysis.

According to Civil Registry Agency Chairman Giorgi Vashadze, all of the country's ministries are working to establish the electronic migration database.

He added that such data processing will ensure that only accurate information is disseminated.

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