UN Migration Agency (IOM) Launches “Living Together” Online Campaign for Community Cohesion

Cairo, 19 January – To promote community cohesion among migrants and the Egyptian communities hosting them, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) partnered with Egyptian Startup Bassita, UNAOC Innovation Award 2nd place winner Safarni, Drosos, and the French Institute in Egypt to launch a Clickfunding Campaign on 19 January, 2018.

UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) Sign a Cooperation Agreement

Cairo, 18 January – the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) signed an agreement this week to implement small-scale local community development projects in selected governorates, to curb irregular migration and support the achievement of Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030.

UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism Organize an Executive Workshop on Business Strategy for Global Competitiveness: Hotel Tourism Management and Marketing

Cairo, 18 December – IOM Egypt’s executive workshop targeting senior Egyptian government officials on Business Strategy for Global Competitiveness: Hotel Tourism Management / Marketing took place in Cairo from 17-22 December 2017.

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 on migration. The roundtable hosted over a dozen key business representatives, and highlighted the untapped potential of migration. “There are multiple strategic venues for the private sector to engage with migration, considering that 1 out of 7 people worldwide is a migrant.

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.]

UN Migration Agency (IOM) 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.