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Mohamed Salah joins up with Vodafone and UNHCR as first Instant Network Schools Ambassador25 Feb 2020
Footballer Mo Salah becomes Ambassador for school programme that aims to give a quality education to 500,000 refugee and host country students by 2025.
20 new Instant Network Schools will be launched this year as the programme prepares to enter Egypt for the first time.
UNHCR, League of Arab States launch the “Arab Strategy for the Protection of Refugee Children”24 Nov 2019
The League of Arab States and UNHCR are launching the “Arab Strategy for the Protection of Children in Asylum Context in the Arab Region” aiming at establishing the basis of a safe environment for refugee children.
DAFI Academic Scholarships: A Bridge towards a Brighter Future28 Oct 2019
Khaled, Abdul Salam and Ahmed are three young refugees who shared a similar fate by fleeing their home countries to seek international protection in Egypt, where their lives have changed after they had been awarded UNHCR’s higher education scholarship provided by DAFI.
“Beyond the Raging Sea” premieres at Gouna Film Festival22 Sep 2019
Beyond the Raging Sea tells the harrowing story of two Egyptian adventurers, Omar Samra and Omar Nour as they take on the world’s toughest row across the Atlantic.
‘100 Million Seha’ sparks hope in Khaled’s life28 Jul 2019
July 28 of each year marks World Hepatitis Day. This year is different for refugees and asylum-seekers in Egypt who are now one step closer to living a life free of Hepatitis.
Refugees in Egypt pitch in to fight plastic pollution in the Nile11 Jul 2019
Working alongside locals, refugees from five countries help remove tonnes of plastic waste from Cairo’s shores while building links to the local community.
Syrian director unites refugees and locals through drama27 Jun 2019
Theatre director Bassem uses acting classes to offer safe space for young refugees and locals in Alexandria, building their self-confidence and a sense of community.
UNHCR and British Embassy support solidarity with refugees on World Refugee Day20 Jun 2019
World Refugee Day is observed annually on June 20.
Egyptian MFA, UN in Egypt Launch Response Plans to Support Refugees and Asylum-Seekers29 May 2019
3RP Partners are appealing for a budget of USD 162.1m in 2019, while the Government of Egypt (GOE) is appealing for USD 151.6m in 2019. In parallel, the ERP targets refugees and asylum-seekers from Sub-Saharan Africa, Iraq and Yemen as well as host community members, with partners appealing for USD 53.7m while the GOE is appealing for USD 110.5m.
Syrian entrepreneur brings a taste of Damascus to Egypt28 May 2019
Syrian refugee’s story shows how the craft of sweet making learned in Damascus can translate into a thriving business in Cairo – one sticky treat at a time.