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  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the American University in Cairo (AUC) Launch the Second Edition of the Certificate in Migration Governance

    Cairo, 18 October 2017 – Thirty-six officials from Egyptian government institutions, NGOs and the private sector registered for the second edition of the Certificate in Migration Governance, launched today by IOM and AUC’s Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS).

    Topics: Capacity Building, Certificate, CMRS
  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Supports the First Egyptian Census Collecting Data on Foreigners in Egypt

    Cairo, 30 September 2017 – In the presence of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) officially released the results of the 14th Census, which compile up-to-date findings about Egyptian society. 

    Topics: Capacity Building, CAPMAS, Census
  • UN Migration Agency, NCCPIM & TIP Train Media Professionals on Migration and Human Trafficking

    Cairo, 20 August 2017 – IOM and the National Coordination Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP) are organizing two trainings on  Countering Trafficking in Persons through Media  for journalists and media professionals.

    Topics: Capacity Building, Media, NCCPIM&TIP
  • The UN Migration Agency (IOM) supports the Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs (MoSEEA) to launch its emigration and expatriate strategy

    Cairo, 15 August 2017 - On Tuesday, the Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs () launched a new initiative for developing a strategy for governing emigration and Egyptian expatriate affairs at a roundtable with the participation of several Egyptian officials.

    Topics: Capacity Building, Expatriates, MoSEEA
  • IOM Egypt, NCCPIM & TIP Deliver Counter-trafficking Trainings to Civil Society Organizations

    Cairo, 2 August 2017 - IOM Egypt organized two trainings titled “Countering Trafficking in Persons and Providing Protection for Victims in Egypt” for 41 representatives from 32 civil society organizations operating in 12 governorates.

    Topics: Capacity Building, Civil Society, Counter-Trafficking
  • IOM Egypt Facilitates Participation of an Egyptian Official to the Labour Migration Academy

    Cairo, 15 July 2017 - IOM facilitated the participation at a two-week training to the Academy on Labour Migration (LMA) in Turin, Italy, for an official of the Egyptian Central Administration for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). 

    Topics: Capacity Building, CAPMAS, Labour Migration
  • IOM Strengthens Capacities to Identify Victims of Trafficking in Egypt

    Cairo, 23 May 2017 - IOM Egypt organized a three-day training on 16-18 May 2017 in Cairo for health practitioners on the identification and referral of victims of trafficking and vulnerable migrants.

    Topics: Capacity Building, Counter-Trafficking, Health
  • IOM Egypt, AUC Mark the Completion of the Certificate on Migration Governance

    Cairo, 23 May 2017 - IOM Egypt and the American University in Cairo (AUC)’s Center for Refugee and Migration Studies (CMRS) hosted the Graduation Ceremony for the Certificate on Migration Governance.

    Twenty-four representatives of 12... Topics: Capacity Building, Certificate, CMRS

  • Egyptian Officials Trained on Identifying, Investigating Cases of Human Trafficking, Smuggling

    Cairo, 10 March 2017 - IOM organized a four-day training on Migration and Human Rights in the context of human trafficking and migrant smuggling for 20 law enforcement officials from the Egyptian Ministry of Interior.

    The training... Topics: Capacity Building, Counter-Smuggling, Counter-Trafficking

  • Frontline Immigration Officers Roll out Trainings on Passport Examination Procedures

    Cairo, 28 February 2017 – IOM, in close cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Interior (MoI), is organizing five one-week trainings for government immigration officials on passport examination procedures at the Police Academy in Cairo. 

    Topics: Border Management, Capacity Building, Training of Trainers