Embassy of Japan and IOM Egypt Visit NGO Providing Services to Syrian Refugees and Egyptians in 6th of October Area

Cairo –Representatives from the Embassy of Japan in the Arab Republic of Egypt and International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, visited Watan for Culture and Social Development, an NGO operating principally in 6th of October area of Cairo.

IOM partnered with Watan during the implementation of past interventions to improve access to quality education and health for Syrian refugees and host communities in 6th of October.


UN Migration Agency (IOM) Celebrates International Women’s Day at the Finish Embassy and Kicks off Upcoming Community Days

Cairo, 8 March – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) joined with the Embassy of the Republic of Finland in Egypt to host an event at the Ambassador’s residence in celebration of International Women’s Day 2017.

During the day, migrant – Ethiopian, Sudanese and Syrian – and Egyptian women showcased their artisanal handicrafts at a bazaar. This continued throughout the evening reception, at which time traditional Ethiopian coffee was also made by Ethiopian women and available to attendees.