UNHCR’s Grandi appeals for support for Egypt as it hosts refugees fleeing Sudan

Tue, 30 May 2023 - 03:23 GMT

More than 170,000 people have entered Egypt since the conflict started on 15 April.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Egypt to discuss cooperation amid Sudanese crisis

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 10:50 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, arrived in Egypt on an official three-day visit from 27 – 29 May.

Amid Sudanese crisis: UNHCR supports Egyptian Red Crescent with over LE50M

Tue, 23 May 2023 - 09:21 GMT

The partnership supports the ERC's response on borders.

UN’s emergency fund allocates $5 million for Egypt in response to need of Sudanese refugees

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 09:06 GMT

The United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) said it has allocated $5 million for Egypt as part of $22 million earmarked for Sudan’s neighboring countries to meet the needs of refugees.

Egypt hosts about 8 M refugees: Minister

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 07:38 GMT

Egypt has nearly 8 million refugees from different countries and considers one of the countries that host the largest number of refugees in the world, especially in recent years.

UNHCR: Egypt is a pioneer in dealing with refugee file

Fri, 17 Mar 2023 - 09:02 GMT

Senior Communications Associate at the UN Refugee Agency Radwa Sharaf confirmed that, in cooperation with the Egyptian government, many services are provided, including health and educational services.

On International Migrants Day: Egypt showcases prevention, integration work

Sun, 18 Dec 2022 - 03:08 GMT

The ministry underscored that Egypt does not confine refugees and migrants in camps or detention centers.

Egypt received 9 M refugees over past years: Chief of committee for combating and preventing illegal migration

Sun, 11 Dec 2022 - 09:46 GMT

In its latest assessment of migrant stocks in Egypt in August 2022, IOM revealed that the current number of international migrants residing in Egypt was 9,012,582 equivalent migrants to 8.7% of the Egyptian population (103,655,989).

UNHCR celebrates World Refugee Day at National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 11:22 GMT

On June 26, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat hosted a group of 50 young Syrian, Yemeni, Iraqi and Sudanese refugees.

Highlights: Egypt adopts effective policies in dealing with refugees, migrants

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 03:10 GMT

In conjunction with the celebration of World Refugee Day a few days ago, the Egyptian state adopted successful and effective policies and vision in dealing with the refugee issue, in light of its keenness to abide by international conventions.

Egypt is proud to be second homeland for 6M refugees: Foreign Ministry

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 02:03 GMT

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement Monday.

Egypt demands more support to services provided to Syrian refugees on its soil

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 09:30 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to the European Union Badr Abdel Aty participated Tuesday in the Sixth Brussels Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region."

Deputy Assistant Min. of Foreign Affairs for Immigration, Refugees reviews Egypt’s efforts hosting Syrian refugees

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Deputy Assistant Min. of Foreign Affairs for Immigration, Refugees reviews Egypt’s efforts hosting Syrian refugees in side event titled ‘Social and Economic Integration in National Services and Development Programs: Best Practices from Egypt and Iraq’

Over 922,000 refugees have entered Poland from Ukraine, says Border Guard

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 02:15 GMT

On Saturday alone, border guards cleared a record number of 129,000 people fleeing Ukraine, the Border Guard tweeted on Sunday morning, adding that, by 7:00 a.m. on Sunday alone, their number had already reached 39,800, euronews reported.

Egypt, UN launch Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 07:39 GMT

The initiative seeks to enhance coordination, ensure better delivery and mobilize resources to realize long-term, sustainable development gains for migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and their host communities, enhancing social inclusion and cohesion, the statement said.

Egypt, United Nations launch ' Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees in Egypt'

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 06:32 GMT

A ceremony led by Minister Sameh Shokry and UN Resident Coordinator Elena Panova was held Thursday.

Sisi calls on V4 to counter illegal immigration by supporting human rights in Africa, localizing industries, twinning universities

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 06:01 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on the Visegrád Group (V4) and other European countries on Tuesday to localize some of their industries in Egypt and to twin their universities with Egyptian ones to assist in the advancement of the country and other developing nations.

UNHCR representative in Cairo hails Egypt’s allowance to refugee children to join public schools

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 09:26 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR] Representative in Egypt Pablo Mateu lauded the Egyptian government's granting refugee children from Syria, Sudan, Yemen, and South Sudan the right to join the public schools similar with the Egyptian children.

Egypt's FM discusses security, economic matters with Belgium counterpart

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.

June 20 marks World Refugee Day: Will the suffering ever end?

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 01:36 GMT

This day highlights the strength and courage of people who were forced to flee their homeland to escape conflict or persecution.