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IOM conducts “Training course on Greek documents” for the benefit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

On 24 February 2021, in the framework of the EU-funded project – “Sustaining Border Management and Migration Governance in Georgia (SBMMG)”, IOM conducted a half-day training course on the detection of falsified and counterfeit Greek travel and ID documents for the benefit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. This training was attended by border control officers of the Patrol Police Department deployed at the airports of Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi and the border crossing point in Sarpi. The aim of the course was to present the security features of genuine Greek travel documents, analyze examples of falsification and focus on current trends and best practices of document inspection. The training was led by an experienced false document and counterfeit specialist of the Hellenic Police. This course was implemented in cooperation with the Embassy of Greece to Georgia.