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.
Amr Taha, IOM Egypt Head of Office
Cairo, 18 October 2017
Excellences, distinguished guests, distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen.
It is with great pleasure that I address you today for the inaugural event of the Certificate in Migration Governance.
Speech of IOM Egypt Head of Office, Mr. Amr Taha
15 June 2017
“Excellences, distinguished guests, distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that I welcome the opportunity to address you tonight for the Egyptian Businesses for Peace Iftar Event. I represent the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, the UN Migration Agency.
Speech of Head of Office, IOM Egypt, Mr. Amr Taha
Cairo, 30 July 2017
Ladies and gentlemen,
Speech of Head of IOM Egypt Office, Mr. Amr TAHA
At the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
19 September 2017
Your Excellency Amb. Gabr, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentleman, and dear colleagues
Cairo, 19 September 2017 – IOM and the National Coordinating Committee on Combatting and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP) launched a national awareness raising campaign on irregular migration of Egyptian youth.
Statement, DG William Swing on the Occasion of International Women's Day 2017
8 March 2017
We live in a world in constant motion, writes IOM Director General William Lacy Swing. This is defined by the mobility of capital, goods and services but above all the mobility of people. Millions of people are moving, within and across borders, in search of something better.
Speech, IOM Egypt Head of Office Mr Amr Taha
21 February 2017
Cairo, 10 October 2019 – Two-hundred fifty-nine refugees departed from Cairo to Hannover in Germany on a charter flight with International Organization for Migration (IOM) support. This is the second charter flight; the first charter took place on 11 September 2019 with 246 refugees on board.
Award-Winning Actress Julia Ormond, Egyptian Actor Asser Yassin Join Global Migration Film Festival 2019 Jury
Geneva – Emmy-award winning British actress and activist against human trafficking, Julia Ormond, and Egyptian actor, writer and film producer Asser Yassin have added their marquee names and expertise in migration, film-making and visual storytelling to IOM’s 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF).
IOM Egypt Secures Phase II of Regional Programme for the Protection of Vulnerable and Stranded Migrants
Cairo, 7 October 2019 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been responding to the increasingly complex and diverse migration context across North Africa through the provision of voluntary return and reintegration to stranded migrants, protection and humanitarian services for vulnerable groups—particularly unaccompanied and separated children (UASCs), victims of trafficking (
Alexandria, 25 - 26 September 2019 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt held two days of capacity building sessions on a variety of pressing issues at the request of Syrian community leaders.
Cairo, 15 September 2019 - IOM Egypt organized two trainings on passport examination procedures for the Egyptian Forensic Medicine Authority (EFMA). The training accommodated 49 forensic experts from seven governorates.