Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov. 13
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
An international conference on "Migration and Development" will be opened in Tbilisi's "Sheraton Metechi Palace" hotel on November 13. It was co-organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Georgian State Minister for Diaspora's office. The conference is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the cooperation between the Georgian IOM mission and the Georgian government.
The State Minister's office told Trend that the conference will be opened by head of the Georgian mission of the International Organization for Migration Iliana Derilova and State Minister for Diaspora Affairs Konstantin Surguladze.
The conference will be held in three sessions.
The first session "State and Diaspora" is dedicated to the analysis of strategies for the relations with the diaspora to ensure effective involvement of compatriots living abroad, sharing experience and considering the models of different countries.
The country's experience in attracting diaspora's investments will be presented at the second session "Diaspora for development - economic perspective".
The third session "Diaspora for development - the use of human capital" focused on the way of using the intellectual capital of the diaspora.