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IOM Egypt and MoSEEA hold consultation with Egyptian expatriates to discuss the National Strategy on Expatriates’ Engagement

Cairo, 14 September 2021 – Within the framework of “Initiatives for Local Development of Egypt through the support of Egyptians Abroad” (ILDEA) project funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, in partnership with the Ministry of State for Emigration and Expatriate Affairs (MoSEEA), hosted a consultation session with representatives from the Egyptian expatriate community in Italy to discuss the National Strategy on Expatriates Engagement.

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Sixty National Experts Attend IOM, NCCPIM&TIP, & NCCM Workshops on the Standard Operating Procedures for the Protection and Assistance of Child-Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Victims of Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons

Alexandria, 13 September 2021- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, in cooperation with the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP), and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM), conducted three consecutive workshops on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Protection and Assistance of Child-Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Victims of Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons, for sixty (60) national experts and practitioners from Alexandria,

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IOM Egypt and ICARDA join forces for new approaches on migration

Cairo, 13 September 2021- ICARDA and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt are thrilled to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a closer knowledge-sharing relationship and drive a multifaceted approach to migration in Egypt and across the region. 

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IOM Egypt Trains 200 HealthCare Workers on Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Cairo, 12 September 2021- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP), has organized five-day training sessions for more than two hundred (200) national healthcare workers from 23- 27 August in Sharm El Sheikh International Hospital on Basic Life support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.

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IOM Egypt Launches Training Programme for National Councils Staff Nationwide on Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking

Cairo, 12 September 2021 –The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, in cooperation with the ‘National Coordinating Committee for Combatting and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP)’, has launched the second phase of the programme “Training for National Councils Staff on Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking” in Cairo.

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IOM Egypt Marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons with Community Event on Ending Child Labour

Cairo, 1 August 2021 - Marking World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt has organized a community event yesterday Saturday 31 July 2021 with a focus on ending child labour. The event was attended by 165 of participants, including migrants and Scouts.

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Joint Press Release – NCCPIM&TIP, UNODC, IOM and EU

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Victim-Centered Response

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IOM with the Egyptian Red Crescent Train Community-Based Organizations on Countering Trafficking in Persons

Cairo, 15 July 2021- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, in collaboration with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC), has organized a training session to 19 ERC Community-based Organizations’ members on Protection and Countering Trafficking in Persons. IOM closely works with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) thanks to an existing Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations.

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IOM Egypt supports vocational skills for youth in Sohag governorate

Sohag, 12 July 2021 – Within the framework of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) second phase of “Initiatives for Local Development of Egypt through the Support of Egyptians Abroad” (ILDEA) project, a visit to monitor the progress of implementation of the intervention in Sohag was organized by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (MSMEDA) to gain insights on the quality of the intervention and provided services to beneficiaries.

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THAMM PROGRAMME HELD ITS FIRST REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON LABOUR MIGRATION RESPONSES TO COVID-19 CRISIS IN EUROPEAN AND NORTH AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Rabat, 7 July 2021- In close collaboration with the European Commission (EC), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-organised a virtual regional conference - from 5 to 7 July - on labour Migration Responses to COVID-19 in European and North African Countries, the first in the “Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Mobility in Norh Africa“ (THAMM) Programme.

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