Launch of The Third National Strategy on Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Persons (2022-2026)

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The National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP), which is affiliated to the Cabinet of Ministers, launched the Third National Strategy on Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Persons for the period (2022-2026). It is a starting point and the beginning of new action plan in which we build on what was achieved upon the completion of the previous National Strategy (2016-2021). the National Strategy has followed the international scientific approach in the field of combating trafficking in persons, which is the four pillars’ approach “4Ps” (Prevention, Prosecution, Protection, and Partnership), which makes the strategy an effective tool in the hands of the government to protect individuals and the community as a whole.

The initiatives of the Ministry of Immigration to communicate with Egyptians around the world

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The Ministry of Immigration in Egypt announced the launch of the "Egypt's Voice in Africa" initiative with the aim of sustaining communication with Egyptian communities in Lesotho, Nigeria, Namibia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire, as a first stage to listen to their ideas, proposals and problems, and work to meet their needs at all levels.

Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees in Egypt

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UN launch platform which 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.

Law No. 140 for the year 2019

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The Egyptian parliament passed law No. 140 for the year 2019 amending law No. 89 for the year 1960 on the entry and residency of foreigners in Egypt, and law No. 26 for the year 1975 regarding the Egyptian Nationality. The amendments focused on the right of the prime minister to grant citizenship to foreigners. The amendment also established a unit in the council of ministers specialized in considering citizenship applications. 

Agreement to mitigate irregular migration from Egypt to Europe

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This Action Document captures the projects to be committed in 2017 in Egypt under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa. The overall objective of the proposed Action is to enhance the response to migration challenges in Egypt.