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  • IOM Confirms Reports of Hundreds of Migrants Killed in Latest Mediterranean Shipwreck Tragedy

    Kalamata, 20 April 2016 - On April 19, IOM staff traveled to Kalamata, Greece to gather information from witnesses to a reported shipwreck that may have caused the deaths of upwards of 400 migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. 

    Topics: Europe, Irregular Migration
  • Egypt’s NCCPIM Thanks IOM for its Ongoing Support

    Cairo, 12 January 2016 - The head of Egypt’s inter-ministerial National Coordinating Committee to Combat and Prevent Illegal Migration (NCCPIM), has thanked IOM for its leading role in the provision of technical and financial support in advancing the committee’s mandate.

    Topics: Cooperation, Irregular Migration, NCCPIM
  • IOM Inaugurates its Fifth ICRS Office in Egypt

    Cairo, 28 December 2015 -  IOM inaugurated its fifth Information, Counselling and Referral Services (ICRS) office in Egypt in cooperation with the National Employment Pact, the Youth Association for Population and Development and support of the European Union.

    Topics: Civil Society, Employment, Irregular Migration
  • IOM, Partners Host an Employment Fair in Menoufia

    Cairo, 20 December, 2015 – IOM in collaboration with the National Employment Pact, Nahdet El Mahrousa, and Menoufia University has hosted an employment fair in Shibin Elkom, Menoufia.


    Topics: Employment, Europe, Irregular Migration