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.
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.]
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.
Cairo, 31 July 2017 – IOM’s Deputy Director General Laura Thompson held several bilateral meetings with senior officials of the Government of Egypt during her visit to Cairo from 24-27 July 2017.
Cairo, 1 July 2017 - Ms. Nadia Abdu, Governor of Al-Beheira Governorate, attended the Fourth Annual Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development, which took place in Berlin on 26-27 June 2017.
Cairo, 18 June 2017 - IOM Egypt co-sponsored the 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.
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.
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”.
Cairo, 18 March 2017 - IOM Egypt and the Embassy of the Philippines in Cairo recently held (17/03) a health awareness-raising event for approximately 100 Filipina women migrants and their children.
Cairo, 21 February 2017 - The Egyptian Ministry for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs and IOM have hosted Egypt’s first international partners’ round table on harnessing the development impact of migration.