· The International Organization for Migration (I.O.M) conducted in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs a training course on International Migration and Development that was held in Ain elsokhna (Suez governorate) on the 11th and 12th of December.
· The National Coordinating Committee to Combat and Prevent Illegal Migration participated in the training course which was based on interaction between the participants.
· Discussions covered the international and regional frameworks for cooperation on migration and development.
· The training content was designed to meet the Egyptian context. Many topics have been covered among which Integration of migration in the development processes, regular migration opportunities for skilled labor, and the way forward for better communication between the government and Egyptian abroad to encourage the involvement of the latter in the development process of Egypt at the local and national level.