ENIGMMA Call for EU Member States Experts

The project 'Enhancing Georgia's Migration Management' (ENIGMMA) is one of the outcomes of Georgia's continued progress in the implementation of the EU-Georgia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, the EU-Georgia European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) Action Plan, the Mobility Partnership and the Visa Facilitation and Readmission Agreements. The project is funded by the EU under the Eastern Partnership Integration and Cooperation Programme. The project started in December 2013 and will run until June 2017. The main objective of the project, which will be jointly managed by the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia (EUD) and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in close cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is to strengthen the migration governance framework in Georgia in line with the Visa Liberalisation Action Plan (VLAP).

Taking into account the priorities set down by the Georgian government in its Migration Strategy, the areas covered by the VLAP and the objectives, expected results and activities specified in the ENIGMMA project, ICMPD with the strong involvement of experts from EU MS supports Georgia in capacity building and institutional reform in the following migration management areas:

  • legal migration,including support in labour migration strategy development, circular migration, high-profile diaspora involvement, visa policy, legislation on aliens and residence rules
  • fundamental human rights, including areas such as general awareness raising on human rights, refugee and asylum law, personal data protection, international protection, addressing human rights issues in all procedures related to irregular migration, trafficking in human beings (THB) and border management, with special focus on vulnerable groups, cooperation on country of origin information issues and protection of human rights within procedures related to irregular migration with particular focus on human rights monitoring
  • strengthening of the analytical capacities and knowledge base on migration in Georgia, in particular, in areas covered by the VLAP, including cooperation with the academia and development of the Migration Handbook for Georgia
  • support in the development of an evidence-based migration policy framework, including a comprehensive analysis of migration impact on socio-economic development in Georgia 
How do experts work with the ENIGMMA team?

Experts are recruited to provide their expertise within the ENIGMMA project. At the current stage of the project implementation, experts in the areas of human rights protection within procedures related to irregular migration and human rights monitoring, labour migration, legal migration, analysis of the migration impact on the socio-economic development in Georgia, expertise in developing a high-profile diaspora programme, and support in the development of the Migration Strategy and Action Plan for 2016-2020 are invited to send their CVs to the ENIGMMA team. Detailed requirements for experts are listed in the ENIGMMA project Communication to the EU MS; you can download this publication by clicking on the link below. Experts' CVs will be added to the ENIGMMA expert roster, which is an internal tool that will be used solely for the purpose of ENIGMMA activities. The CVs will be selected from the roster in order to facilitate a proper recruitment of experts to work on specific ENIGMMA activities. Please note that upon request CVs could be shared with the project partners (EUD, IOM, ICMPD, Georgian state institutions). 

The ENIGMMA team will brief the experts in preparation of the activities they are selected and recruited for. After each activity the expert will have a debriefing with the ENIGMMA team and complete a mission report. At the end of each action, experts will complete a report outlining the results and achievements of the overall action. Beneficiaries will provide their input on the experts' performance and an evaluation of their work.

How the ENIGMMA team will work with experts

  1. Expert selection: TORs and recruitment
  2. Preparation of the activity, logistics and expert briefing
  3. Overseeing implementation of activities
  4. Expert reporting and feedback
  5. Monitoring and evaluation
Experts are invited to:

  • send their CV via email in order for it to be included in the ENIGMMA expert database
  • contact the ENIGMMA team by email for more information.
Contact ENIGMMA: enigmma@icmpd.org

Download the PDF EU MS Communication No. 6 here.

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