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  • IOM Egypt Launches Revamped Migrant Information Website

    Cairo, 21 December 2016 - IOM Egypt this week organized a soft launch of the revamped version of “Bosla” ( – a migrant information-sharing website that provides... Topics: Bosla, RDPP, START

  • IOM Organizes a Community Event in Egypt to Mark the International Migrants Day

    Cairo, 17 December 2016 - IOM organized a community event to mark the International Migrants Day and celebrate the positive contributions of migrants on both host communities and communities of origin, as well as remember the migrants who lost their lives.

    Topics: Bosla, Community Cohesion, International Migrants Day
  • IOM Marks 25 Years in MENA Region and Egypt

    Cairo, 8 December 2016 - IOM, government representatives and partners gathered today in Cairo, Egypt to celebrate IOM’s 25th anniversary in Egypt and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

    ... Topics: Cooperation, IOM Egypt, MENA
  • IOM contributes to the Joint United Nations Efforts to Support the HIV National Response in Egypt

    Cairo, 1 December 2016 - To mark the World AIDS Day on December 1st, IOM contributed to The United Nations Joint Team on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launch event of the National AIDS Advocacy Campaign in Egypt.

    Topics: Awareness, Cooperation, Health
  • IOM Egypt, CAPMAS Train Government Officials on Labour Market Forecasting

    Cairo, 30 November 2016 - IOM has launched a series of trainings for Egypt’s Central Agency for Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on migration data collection and analysis to enhance the government’s capacity for evidence-based migration policies.

    Topics: Capacity Building, CAPMAS, Labour Migration
  • IOM Organizes Assisted Voluntary Return Study Visit to Netherlands for North African Officials

    Cairo, 28 November 2016 - Eight senior government officials from Egypt, Sudan and Tunisia have travelled to the Netherlands to study best practices in Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) as part of a visit organized by IOM.

    Topics: AVRR, Cooperation, NOAH
  • IOM Trains Immigration Officers in Passport Examination Procedures

    Cairo, 25 November 2016 - IOM and the Egyptian Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a training of trainers for 17 government officials on passport examination procedures in order to strengthen security procedures at Egyptian border entry and exit points.

    Topics: Border Management, Capacity Building, Training of Trainers
  • IOM Launches ‘A Day Without Migrants’ Social Media Campaign

    Cairo, 23 November 2016  - IOM has launched a social media campaign, ‘A Day Without Migrants,’ in partnership with the Egyptian award-winning click-funding innovators Bassita, to highlight the positive impacts that migrants have on host communities.

    Topics: A Day without Migrants, Campaign, I am a Migrant
  • IOM, AUC Launch First Certificate in Migration Governance in Egypt

    Cairo, 20 November 2016 - IOM Egypt is to launch a Certificate in Migration Governance for Egyptian government officials, in cooperation with the Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo... Topics: Capacity Building, Certificate, CMRS

  • IOM, NEP Host Employment Fair in Minya

    Cairo, 17 November 2016 - IOM Egypt, in collaboration with the National Employment Pact (NEP), has hosted an employment fair in Edwa, Minya governorate, located between Cairo and Luxor.

    Topics: Employment, HAYAT, Livelihood Opportunities