Illegal immigration

Egypt continues fighting illegal migration to Europe amid regional turbulence through Lifeboats Initiative

Mon, 06 Nov 2023 - 03:11 GMT

Since 2016, Egypt has taken it upon itself to crack down on illegal immigration boats leaving its own shores toward Europe amid regional turbulence that fuels this phenomenon.

Egypt FM Shoukry discusses combatting illegal immigration with Dutch counterpart

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 06:40 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday with visiting Dutch Migration Minister Eric van der Burg ways of boosting bilateral cooperation in the immigration sphere.

Sisi affirms to Borrell need to intensify int’l action to contain impacts of Ukraine crisis

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 03:19 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has affirmed the importance of intensifying international action to contain the economic impacts of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on global economy and developing nations in particular.

NCW launches campaign addressing economic motives of unregsitered migration

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 08:07 GMT

The Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW) launched an awareness media campaign within the framework of the project "Addressing the Economic Motives of Illegal Immigration."

Egypt exerts maximum efforts to return 6 expats held in western Libya ASAP: Foreign Ministry

Fri, 17 Feb 2023 - 12:42 GMT

The relevant Egyptian authorities will continue to make maximum efforts to ensure the return of the six citizens held in Libya at the earliest opportunity, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Friday.

Immigration, Libya, ME peace process at top of Italian FM’s agenda during Egypt visit

Sat, 21 Jan 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Italy’s Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani is scheduled to visit Egypt on Sunday, with topics including Libya, immigration issues, regional challenges, the Middle East peace process, the Ukraine war, and food safety on top of his agenda, Italian Agenzia Nova reported.

17 Egyptian drowned on an illegal immigration boat near Greek coast

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 05:41 GMT

17 young men from Beheira governorate drowned on an illegal immigration boat heading to Greece, Friday.

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.

Parl’t committee approves draft law to toughen punishment of unregistered migration facilitators

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 10:15 GMT

This legislation comes within the framework of the state's strategy towards providing legislative solutions to combat such crime.

Workshop: Training Egyptian journos on do's & don'ts when covering victims of irregular migration, human trafficking

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Journalists make many decisions everyday regarding their content, sources to quote and multimedia to be used, with media ethics, editorial policies and personal values are some of the key factors in making these decisions.

Deputy head of Libyan Presidential Council discusses elections, illegal immigration with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 09:45 GMT

Mussa al-Koni, the vice-president of the Libyan Presidential Council, discussed mechanisms to combat illegal immigration, corss-border crimes, and terrorism with European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi on Tuesday.

Egypt is reliable partner for the European Union, European commissioner for home affairs

Wed, 17 Nov 2021 - 09:30 GMT

European commissioner for home affairs Ylva Johansson said, Wednesday that Egypt is a reliable partner for the European Union, especially regarding confronting illegal immigration.

FM Shoukry, EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson discuss solutions to control illegal immigration

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 02:29 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed Monday with the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson ways to create legal immigration paths to Europe as a solution to control illegal immigration.

Switzerland says keen to develop cooperation with Egypt against irregular immigration

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 08:34 GMT

Vincenzo Mascioli, director for International Affairs, State Secretariat for Migration, Switzerland, and other Swiss officials affirmed their country’s keenness to develop cooperation with Egypt against irregular immigration.

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.

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking to be formed at all appeal courts in Egypt

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking and illegal immigration will formed at every appeal prosecution department all over the country.

Dutch Minister Broekers-Knol hails Egypt’s efforts to face illegal immigration

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 05:19 GMT

Dutch Migration Minister Ankie Broekers-Knol hailed Egypt’s efforts to face illegal immigration as she met on Sunday with Egyptian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs Badr Abdel Aty.

53 Egyptians detained in Libya for illegal migration return Cairo

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 03:12 GMT

Fifty-three Egyptians detained in Libya for an illegal immigration attempt were returned home, according to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

Egypt's Sisi, Czech FM discuss investment, localizing industry, illegal immigration

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 05:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received Czech Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek on Sunday, where they expressed great interest in developing cooperation and localizing industry.

Pics: Egypt’s Police Academy organizes 320 training courses for African security cadres

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 11:20 GMT

Egyptian Police Academy said its research center has organized 320 training courses for African security cadres, noting that 9,256 trainees have benefited from the courses, representing 29 African countries.

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