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Meetings of the Arab Ministers in Charge of Migration and Arab Communities Abroad

Saturday, 23 January 2016 15:23 Written by 
  • Location(s): Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Type(s): Mechanism
  • Theme(s): Migration
  • SDG(s): 17. Partnerships for the Goals
  • Locations in the Arab States: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Oman, Iran, Mauritania
  • Types in the Arab States: Mechanism
  • Themes in the Arab States: Migration
  • SDGs in the Arab States: 17. Partnerships for the Goals

Geographic focus: 22 Arab Member States at the League of Arab States

Thematic focus areas supported by the mechanism: Cooperation between Arab member states in the field of Migration and Arab communities abroad.

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Steps/Stages in the practical application of the mechanism:

  1. The League calls for the ministers meeting –the meeting of high officials before the ministers meeting - the ministers meeting
  2. Recommendations and conclusions are submitted to the of League of Arab States` Ministerial Council.
  3. Department of Migration and Arab expatriates prepares a table of the recommendations and the actors responsible for implementation for follow up.

Results to Date:

  1. Cooperation between the Arab countries in the field of migration and the exchange of knowledge and best practices.
  2. Encouraging joint Arab activities, in addition to bilateral and joint cooperation in the field of Labour migration.
  3. Develop a unified Arab strategy to address the issues of migration and Arab communities living abroad.
  4. Discuss coordination among joint Arab action agencies concerned with immigration, population, development, employment and caring for the migrants.
  5. Coordination in international and multinational fora related to these issues.

Recent Annual Budget (USD):10,000

Total Budget (USD):10,000

Focal Point and Contact:
Enas El Fergany
Migration and Arab Expatriates Department
League of Arab States, Tahrir Square, Cairo
Tel: +2 01005227676
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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