Egypt

UNITWIN Network on Forced Migration Studies (253), established in 1996 at the American University in Cairo (Egypt).

Fields/Disciplines

Forced migration; Environmental changes; Unaccompagnied minors; Gender issues; Rapatriation; Reconstruction policy.

Objectives

  • To promote academic knowledge in the field of forced migration.
  • To promote the understanding of appropriate and effective practice concerning forced migration.
  • To facilitate networking and better communication among those involved in refugees and forced migration programmes.
  • To disseminate academic and practical information concerning forced migration.

Host institution

Membership

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.

Contact

Prof. Barbara Harrell-Bond, The American University in Cairo, Forced Migration and Refugee Studies
Acting Director
E-Mail address - FMRS(at)aucegypt.edu
Work Phone - + 20 2 797 6621
Fax - +20 2 797 6629
Street - 113 Kasr El-Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
City - Cairo
Postal Code - 11511
Country - Egypt

Prof. Alia Arafa, The American University in Cairo, Forced Migration and Refugee Studies
Program Administrator
E-Mail address - fmrs(at)aucegypt.edu
Street - Old Falaki Building, 5th Floor, room 508-510
City - Cairo
Postal Code - 11511
Country - Egypt