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Egypt, UNODC sign agreement to develop social welfare institutions

Egypt, UNODC sign agreement to develop social welfare institutions

Egypt’s Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Kabbaj signed, on Wednesday, a cooperation protocol with Cristina Albertine, Regional Director of the United Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for The Middle East And North Africa. The protocol, which comes as a cooperation partnership between the two sides, will see the ministry and UNODC work together to …

Daily News Egypt

People smugglers profiting from plight of refugees

Europe’s refugee drama is a gold mine for unscrupulous people smugglers. Police and the army are stepping up efforts to clamp down on the illegal business of human trafficking. Numbers can never tell the whole story. But they can give a good impression of the dimensions. Here’s one such number: in July alone, 107,500 migrants crossed …

Deutsche Welle

United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Conflict, terrorism, economic turmoil, natural calamities, disease: we are living in an era of unprecedented crises and troubles, as United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned. Record numbers of people are fleeing war and persecution, and the international community is grappling with acute migration challenges in the Mediterranean, the Balkans, in the Andaman Sea, …

Yury Fedotov

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