Press Releases

  • UN Migration Agency in Egypt Launches ‘Aware Migrants’ Info-Campaign

    Cairo, 27 June 2017 – This week, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Egypt launched “Aware Migrants”, a multicultural information sharing campaign focusing on migration and awareness raising. The campaign is supported by the Egyptian National Coordinating Committee on Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP) and funded by the Italian Ministry of Interior.

  • IOM Egypt, UN agencies, UN Global Compact Network Organize Ramadan Iftar with Private Sector

    Cairo, 18 June 2017 - IOM Egypt co-sponsored he United Nations Global Compact Network in Egypt (UNGCNE)’s annual Ramadan Iftar that took place on 15 June and was attended by 95 guests representing Egyptian businesses and development organizations.

    The event brought together several UN and major private sector players in Egypt committed to the universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

  • IOM, Tadamon Host Ramadan Iftar for Migrant Community Leaders

    Cairo, 18 June, 2017 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized an Iftar event on Sunday 19 June for migrant community leaders to strengthen relationships with the migrant communities in Egypt

  • IOM Egypt Holds Bilateral Meeting with Governor of Al Beheira

    Al-Behira, 14 June 2017 – The UN Migration Agency in Egypt held a bilateral meeting with the Governor of Al Beheira, Ms. Nadia Abdou on 14 June 2017 to introduce IOM mission in Egypt and discuss future cooperation.

    The meeting focused on how IOM Egypt can support the Governor in addressing irregular migration and trafficking in persons in Al Beheira Governorate, given that its central location with many exit points.

  • IOM Egypt Launches BOSLA Mobile Applications

    Cairo, 26 May 2017 - IOM Egypt has recently launched a mobile application for Bosla, a migrant information-sharing website that provides information on services available to migrants in Egypt.

  • 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. The training focused on health assessment and care in order to provide them with skills to timely detect and respond to migrants’ specific needs.

  • 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.

  • IOM Supports the Migration Policy Centre to Organize a Debate on Migration in Europe

    Rome, 19 May 2017 - IOM supported the launch of the first in a series of debates on Migration in Europe titled “Thinking beyond the crisis: Labour migration and mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean region”.

  • IOM Egypt Releases a Publication on Interpreting Economic Migration Flows

    Cairo, 30 April, 2017 – IOM Egypt released a publication titled “Promoting a Common Understanding of Migration Trends” which proposes an alternative and innovative methodology for interpreting economic migration flows.

  • IOM Egypt, UN, Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Francophone Embassies Celebrate International Sport Day

    Cairo, 24 April 2017 – To mark both the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development and the International Francophonie Day, a celebration was held on 22 April in Cairo that included a football match between the United Nations family and Francophone embassies in Egypt.