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  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Operates the Resettlement of Two Hundred and Fifty-Six Refugees to Germany

    Cairo/Hannover, Germany, 7 December – UN Migration Agency (IOM) Egypt and the Embassy of Germany successfully facilitated the resettlement of 256 refugees of several nationalities such as Syrian, Iraqi, Somali, Eritrean, Iranian, Sudanese and South Sudanese... Topics: Resettlement, Refugees

  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Boosts the Engagement of the Private Sector on Migration in Egypt

    Cairo, 27 November – IOM Egypt partnered with the UN Global Compact Network to facilitate the “Strategic Roundtable on Business and Migration” to stimulate Egypt’s private sector engagement and partnerships... Topics: Cooperation, Private Sector, Round Table

  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Participates in Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility and Migration

    Alexandria, 26 November - By participating in the first Corporate Social Responsibility Forum held in Alexandria, IOM Egypt supported the engagement of the Egyptian private... Topics: Labour Mobility, Private Sector, 3RP

  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Supports Launch of Cooperation on Expatriate Engagement between Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs (MoSEEA) and Embassy of Mexico in Egypt

    Cairo, 19-23 November - Under the cooperation between the governments of Egypt and Mexico, MoSEEA and the Embassy of Mexico in Cairo implemented the first activity which envisages collaboration on knowledge exchange and technical support on expatriate engagement.]

    Topics: Capacity-Building, Cooperation, Development, Expatriates, MoSEEA
  • IOM (UN Migration agency) Supports the Organization of the Trilateral Thematic Meeting on Trafficking and Smuggling of People, Focusing on Unaccompanied Minors

    Luxor, 08-09 November - Egypt hosts the first tripartite meeting between 34 African and European countries, which are parties of three regional processes on migration: the EU-Khartoum Process, the Rabat Process and the AU-Horn of Africa Initiative. 

    Topics: AU Horn of Africa Initiative, Cooperation, Europe
  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Conducts the Second Training for Journalists and Media Professionals on Countering Trafficking in Persons

    Cairo, 15 - 16 November 2017. IOM Egypt and the National Coordination Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP) organized a two-day training on Countering Trafficking in Persons through Media for 16... Topics: Media, Counter-Trafficking, Capacity Buidling

  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Holds Community Cohesion Days at Tadamon Community Centre with the Participation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

    Cairo, 07-09 November – IOM organized two community cohesion days, with the participation of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Tadamon, to respond to the immediate health and nutrition needs of both migrant and Egyptian communities.

    Topics: Awareness, Community Cohesion, Health
  • UN Migration Agency (IOM)’s Global Migration Data Analysis Center (GMDAC) trains the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) Migration Data Collection and Analysis

    Cairo, 07-08 November  IOM Egypt with IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Center (GMDAC), delivered a training on “International Migration Data Sources and Migration Data for SDG Monitoring” for officials of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

    Topics: CAPMAS, Data, PRIME
  • UN Migration Agency (IOM), Government of Egypt Launch Trainings on Counter-Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants Across Egypt

    Cairo, 7 November - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the National Coordinating Committee on Combatting and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP), and the National Centre for Judicial Studies (NCJS) launched a series of... Topics: Counter-Trafficking, Law, Capacity Buidling

  • Together We RUN!: UN Migration Agency (IOM) and other UN Agencies Partner with Cairo Runners to Host a RUN to Commemorate World Food Day 2017

    Cairo, 27 October – IOM joined the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UNHCR, UNICEF and the World Food Program (WFP) to mark the occasion of World Food Day 2017 with a RUN organized by the renowned group Cairo Runners, on October 27.

    Topics: Community Cohesion, RDPP, Sport