Egypt is keen on promoting cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with a view to assuaging burdens on Egypt as a result of hosting nine million migrants, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has affirmed.
The Ministry of Health and Population and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed the MoU Wednesday.
Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in Egypt Laurent de Bock praised Wednesday Egypt’s efforts in receiving and hosting millions of refugees.
That was at the high-profile meeting of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Being stranded in the canal, the Ever Given ship resulted in the suspension of the international maritime trade through the canal.
The training, which was conducted in the period between on the 28th of February to the 2nd of March 2021, was organized within the framework of the project “Strengthening the Sphere of Protection for Victims of Trafficking and Vulnerable Migrants in Egypt While Preventing Irregular Migration and Human Trafficking” (SPHERE ll).
“Border guards are often the first law enforcement officers who come in contact with potential victims of child trafficking or smuggling,” said Frontex Director Fabrice Leggeri.
The ministry launched investigations to collect all the needed data on the immigrants, as two of them were Arab nationals.
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has arrested 86 illegal immigrants in Giza and Aswan, according to a Wednesday statement. It was added that the ministry received information about a number of illegal immigrants in Giza coming from several countries.
Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Laurent De Boeck on Tuesday lauded efforts exerted by Egypt for fighting human trafficking.
The Egyptian government, in cooperation with the Swiss embassy in Cairo and the IOM, calling for fund raising for migrants, who seek achieving projects they dream of.
The International Organisation for Migration in Egypt (IOM) has held a press conference to announce the appointment of Egyptian star actors Nelly Karim and Asser Yassin as goodwill ambassadors for the organisation.
Three of the migrants were rescued, Alarabiya Alhadath reported.
At least 32,000 migrants globally, including 1,600 children, have died on dangerous journeys in search of better lives since it began compiling data on migrant deaths and disappearances in 2014.
“Egyptians welcome the people generally and they do contribute to, or to participate in the resolution of the conflict in international platforms in Syria or in Yemen.”
“They [the Egyptian government] are tackling the networks and there is a very advanced level and very high commitment in Egypt.”
“We certainly look to the Media to pass accurate information on who the migrants are, what they contribute to society, and what they do positively.”
"There is less departure to Europe thanks to the commitment of the Egypt since 2016."
The SME development authority (MSMEDA) will sign five contracts for youth employment in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut.
Libyan coastguards recovered the bodies of 11 migrants who died off Libya's western shore during an attempted crossing to Italy on Sunday, a spokesman said.