The Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB)

The Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) is the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) latest project funded by the European Union in Egypt.

Egypt is a destination, transit, and origin country for migrants and refugees, as well as home to one of the only regional centers on migration and refugee issues, a national HUB can play a significantly constructive role in advancing migration governance in the country.

This one-year venture aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and government officials to discuss important topics of migration governance in Egypt and the region as well as support these actors in the governance process; as well facilitate the ease of the exchange of experiences and information amongst high-level decision-makers.  The project's activities include bringing together groups of people who do not always have an opportunity to work together in order to disseminate information on a variety of migration-related issues, organizing both: General meetings of all actors and Sectoral meetings of concerned actors in specific areas.

Upcoming Events

Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) Official Launch

Monday, June 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
AUC Tahrir Square
This event is one pivotal stage of the “Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB)”, funded by the European Commission and implemented by CMRS, which is bringing together all relevant stakeholders in the country to form a network for sharing experiences, building confidence, and forming a common baseline for discussing the context and the migration policy options and interventions in Egypt. The Hub aims at ...

Meet the Team

Ibrahim Awad

Professor of Practice in Global Affairs and Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and Principal Investigator (PI)

Elena Habersky

Project Manager of the Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) and the former Project Manager of the Refugee Entitlements in Egypt Project.

Amennah Ahmed,

Research Associate at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies at AUC. 

Zaina Siyam,

Research Officer at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies at AUC.

Contact Us

AUC New Cairo, AUC Avenue, P.O.BOX 74, New Cairo 11835, Egypt

School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), The American University in Cairo




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