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.
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.
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.
Cairo, December 11-14 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt supported the organization of three events under the Children’s Education Program of St Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) in Cairo this week.
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.