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Egypt is a destination, transit and country of origin for migration. It is the most populous Arab country, a third of whom younger than 15 years. Fuelled by both the instability in the wider region, and a shift in labour demand in the Gulf countries, Egypt is struggling with the number of Egyptians returning from abroad, putting further pressure on an Egyptian labour market that is already particularly strained. The cooperation with Egyptian Authorities under the framework of the EUTF for Africa will focus on strengthening migration governance, countering trafficking of human beings and smuggling of migrants, improving protection of migrants’ rights and supporting host communities and migrants. This will go hand in hand with cooperation in addressing the root causes of irregular migration, in particular unemployment of young population prone to migration. 


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Enregistrement des migrants volontaires au retourOIM
NEWS | 09 April 2018

Voluntary Humanitarian Returns from Libya Continue as Reintegration Efforts Step Up

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, announced on 13/03 that it has assisted 10,171 migrants to return home safely from Libya with support from the European Union, African Union, and the Libyan Government since the scale up of Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) from the country started on 28 November last year....