Egypt looks forward to enhance cooperation with IOM to alleviate burden of hosting 9 million refugees, migrants: FM

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 09:01 GMT

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.

Egypt, IOM sign MoU on enhancing medical services provided to migrants

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 06:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed the MoU Wednesday.

IOM praises Egypt’s refugee-hosting efforts

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:22 GMT

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.

Egypt proposes solutions to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on migrants at IOM meeting

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 12:57 GMT

That was at the high-profile meeting of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

International Maritime Organization appreciates Egyptian efforts to refloat MV Ever Given

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 11:03 GMT

Being stranded in the canal, the Ever Given ship resulted in the suspension of the international maritime trade through the canal.

IOM, NCCPIM&TIP conduct 1st training for staff of shelter for Victims of Trafficking in Egypt

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 05:09 GMT

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).

IOM, Frontex train border guards to enhance protection of victims of child trafficking

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 03:27 GMT

“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.

Egypt’s authorities arrest 86 illegal immigrants in Giza, Aswan

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The ministry launched investigations to collect all the needed data on the immigrants, as two of them were Arab nationals.

Egypt’s authorities arrest 86 illegal immigrants in Giza, Aswan

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 09:30 GMT

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.

IOM chief lauded efforts exerted by Egypt for fighting human trafficking

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Laurent De Boeck on Tuesday lauded efforts exerted by Egypt for fighting human trafficking.

‘Let’s complete each other’: Egypt urges integration of peoples

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:01 GMT

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.

Karim, Yassin appointed as goodwill ambassadors for IOM

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 09:23 GMT

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.

Boat carrying 86 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coasts: IOM

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 04:50 GMT

Three of the migrants were rescued, Alarabiya Alhadath reported.

One migrant child dies each day worldwide, UN data shows

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 01:44 GMT

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.

Egypt is becoming a safe space that attracts a lot of people: IOM Egypt Chief

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:34 GMT

“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.”

Egypt’s legal framework supports efforts to stop human trafficking: IOM Egypt Chief

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 01:22 GMT

“They [the Egyptian government] are tackling the networks and there is a very advanced level and very high commitment in Egypt.”

Media is vital for informing people on positive role of migration: IOM Egypt Chief

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 11:43 GMT

“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.”

INTERVIEW: IOM Egypt Chief commends efforts to regulate irregular migration

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 01:07 GMT

"There is less departure to Europe thanks to the commitment of the Egypt since 2016."

MSMEDA signs 5 contracts for youth employment in Assiut

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 01:54 GMT

The SME development authority (MSMEDA) will sign five contracts for youth employment in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut.

Libyan coastguards recover bodies of 11 migrants - spokesman

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 01:40 GMT

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.