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  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Joins the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs in Launching the Industrial Map of Egypt

    Cairo, 31 October – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) joined the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI) and the Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs (MoSEEA) in launching the Industrial Map of Egypt and promoting it... Topics: Data, Employment, Expatriates, Livelihood Opportunities, Micro-Businesses

  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Holds Information Session with Potential Partners on Call for Proposals for Community Cohesion and Access to Basic Services Initiatives

    Cairo, 28 September 2017- IOM held an information session for civil society and private sector agencies on a call for proposals to support the implementation of small-scale projects for improving access to services and livelihood opportunities and  community cohesion.

    Topics: Community Cohesion, Livelihood Opportunities, RDPP
  • UN Migration Agency (IOM) Egypt Celebrates the Establishment and Support of 35 Micro-Businesses in Edwa and Maghagha districts, Minya Governorate

    Cairo, Egypt – Within the framework of the Human Security through Inclusive Socio-economic Development in Upper Egypt (HAYAT) project, IOM provided technical and financial support to 50 beneficiaries originating from Edwa and Maghagha districts, Minya Governorate.

    Topics: HAYAT, Livelihood Opportunities, Micro-Businesses
  • IOM Egypt Holds a Technical Roundtable to Determine Migrants and Host Community’s Needs

    Cairo, 16 January 2017 – Within the framework of the EU-funded “Regional Development and Protection Programme in North Africa - RDPP”, IOM Egypt organized a roundtable to determine migrants’ priority needs as well as Egyptian communities hosting them.

    Topics: Community Cohesion, Livelihood Opportunities, RDPP
  • IOM, NEP Host Employment Fair in Minya

    Cairo, 17 November 2016 - IOM Egypt, in collaboration with the National Employment Pact (NEP), has hosted an employment fair in Edwa, Minya governorate, located between Cairo and Luxor.

    Topics: Employment, HAYAT, Livelihood Opportunities
  • “It's a Match!” Clickfunding Campaign Goes Viral

    Cairo, 29 February 2016 – “It’s a Match!,” a click-funding campaign promoting social cohesion among migrants and their host communities in Egypt in partnership with award-winning innovators Bassita, has gone viral and reached its target in less than two weeks.

    Topics: Campaign, Community Cohesion, Livelihood Opportunities
  • It's a Match! IOM Launches its First Clickfunding Campaign to Promote Social Cohesion in Egypt

    Cairo, 21 January 2016 - IOM has teamed up with Bassita, the inventors of Clickfunding, to launch "It's a Match," a campaign to promote diversity in Egypt and enhance social cohesion among Syrians and their host communities.

    Topics: Campaign, Livelihood Opportunities, Social Cohesion