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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.

UN High Commissioner commends Egypt for inclusive refugee policies

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 05:26 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi commended Egypt's inclusive policy on refugees Wednesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

Due to altercation, Lebanese family sets Syrian refugees' camp on fire

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 01:14 GMT

The news was confirmed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) but it did not disclose the number of the injured.

Collision with Tigray started since Abiy Ahmed took office, disintegration awaits Ethiopia: researcher

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Sudanese Researcher Salah Khalil published an analysis of the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia through the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS).

Egypt is obligated to protect asylum seekers and refugees

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:17 GMT

This came during the event organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to launch the regional response plan to support Syrian refugees residing in Egypt.

Egypt affirms support to 5M refugees amid Coronavirus pandemic

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 04:27 GMT

The celebration of the day affirms the solidarity with more than 70 million refugees and asylum seekers who have been forced to flee wars and violence in their countries to other countries.

12 individuals awarded by President Sisi in WYF 2019

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 07:33 GMT

Also, four youth figures delivered speeches to present their views on human development mechanisms.

Egypt hosts more than 250,000 registered refugees, 5 million others - diplomat

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 01:32 GMT

Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza Tuesday reviewed Egypt's efforts in hosting refugees during an event organized by Egypt's permanent mission in Geneva.

Mediterranean states tell their experience with migration

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 06:11 GMT

Maltese, Lebanese, Greek, and Egyptian officials spoke in WYF 2019.

Turkey occupies 73% of Cyprus: presidential commissioner

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 05:40 GMT

The official stressed the importance of respecting the sovereignty of each state and international law regardless of the size of military power it possesses.

Pope Francis calls for protecting dignity, rights of migrants, refugees

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 03:00 GMT

The Pope pleaded for action against one of the region's greatest scourges, human trafficking to fuel the forced labor and sex trade industries, as he began a week-long visit to Asia.

How Egypt makes millions of refugees feel at home

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 07:12 GMT

As Egypt has embraced around five million refugees, according to President Abdel Fattah al-sisi, the word “lage’ (refugee)” is normally abandoned in the Egyptian culture when referring to non-Egyptians living in Egypt.

Refugees, internally displaced Africans ‘top priority’ for Egypt

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 01:58 GMT

FM spox said Egypt opens its doors to “ to all our fellow nationals of countries which witness crises or conflicts.”

Over 950 Syrians return home from Jordan, Lebanon - Russian military

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Apart from that, one internally displaced Syrian has returned to the place of their permanent residence over the same period of time.

Egypt reaffirms moral, legal commitment to supporting refugees

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt hosts a large number of refugees from countries plagued by armed conflicts, wars, persecution, violence and inhumane conditions and offers legal protection and basic educational and health services for them.

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