IOM Egypt Achievements Towards Gender Balance and Unleashed Women’s Power

Cairo, May 20, 2021 – Achieving gender equality and ending all types of discrimination against women and girls is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable society as highlighted by Goal 5 “Gender Equality” of the Sustainable Development Agenda of 2030.

IOM has made gender equality central to its work and activities. As IOM is committed to unleash women’s power and end discrimination against all women and girls, especially the most vulnerable, such as female migrants.

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Illegal Migration in the Mediterranean Basin Conference

Statement by Laurent de Boeck, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration to the Arab Republic of Egypt

Excellencies,

Distinguished guests,

I am pleased to be in this prestigious building today and I would like to thank the Bibliotheca Alexandrina for associating IOM to this important event.

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Launching Event - IOM Egypt National Strategy 2021-2025

Opening statement by Laurent de Boeck, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the Arab Republic of Egypt

Excellency Ambassador Neveen El Husseiny, Deputy Assistant Minister for Migration, Refugees and Combatting Human Trafficking, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Excellency Ms. Elena Panova, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt,

Excellencies Ambassadors,

Representatives of the Government of Egypt,

Colleagues of the United Nations, civil society, media and partners,

Ladies and gentlemen,

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Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2021

Statement by Laurent de Boeck, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the Arab Republic of Egypt

Excellencies,

Esteemed guests,

It is my honour to participate today in the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2021.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) believes that youth entrepreneurship is a very important component of any society, including Egypt.

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IOM Egypt Response Towards the Violence in Gaza

As of the 24th of May, the escalation of hostilities in Gaza has claimed the lives of at least 259 Palestinians and injured over 8,000 people, as declared by the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Since the start of the escalation, 285 housing units have been severely damaged, and rendered uninhabitable, leaving over 2,500 people homeless. Additionally, over 77,000 people have been displaced, most of them children, and more than 40 schools operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) are now serving as shelters.

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Second Edition of the Certificate in Migration Governance - Inaugural Event

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.

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Egyptian Businesses for Peace Iftar Event International Organization of Migration (IOM) Speech

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.

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