IOM regularly meets with communities in Georgia to raise their awareness on issues related to migration. IOM has conducted information meetings with students of various educational institutions in Tbilisi, Rustavi, Gori, Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Batumi, Gonio, Kachreti, Dedoplistskaro, Telavi, Didsi, Kvemo Kviti, Kakhaberi, Pankisi.
The main topic of the meetings is to deliver the message of the benefits of safe migration and risks, which usually accompany irregular migration. Throughout the meetings, young people receive up-to-date information about visa-free travel opportunities for Georgian nationals, achievements in the field of labour migration, education opportunities abroad, among other issues.
More meetings on the topic of safe migration are planned for youth in Georgia under the EU-funded SBMMG Project.