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Webinar for the State Commission on Migration Issues of Georgia, on lessons learned, good practices, and Network resources to inform the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) implementation

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Location: Tbilisi, Georgia - KUDO

IOM Georgia and the RCO as the country Network co-chairs, in coordination with the UN Network on Migration Secretariat, organized a webinar on 22 April 2021 for SCMI officials. The event included a peer-to-peer discussion on the experiences during the various steps and stages of the GCM process. This webinar aimed to facilitate Georgia’s active and meaningful participation in GCM processes including a possible participation at the IMRF in 2022. For this purpose, the material covered during the webinar included: • Presentation by the Network Coordinator on the Migration Network Hub; • Presentation by the Network Secretariat on lessons learned from the various GCM regional review processes; • Presentation by a Member State on benefits resulting from GCM implementation at the national level – Government of Sweden; • Presentation by a Member State on experience about participation in the GCM regional review process, including benefits and next steps - Government of Moldova; • Presentation of the Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund; • Presentation of the Champion Countries Initiative and specific country experience - Government of Portugal

*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).