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Global Compact

September- October 2017: CMRS contributes to the UN processes of the Global Compacts on Migrants and Refugees

The United Nations Summit on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants held at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in September 2016 adopted the New York Declarations on Refugees and Migrants. The Declaration, which is a set of commitments made by Member States, in turn decided to work towards the adoption in 2018 of two Global Compacts on Refugees and on Migrants. 

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is actively contributing to the preparatory processes of the two Compacts. READ MORE...

Second Edition of the Certificate in Migration Governance 

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is widely recognized as the largest region in terms of refugees and migration movements. International and civil conflicts have generated, and still produce, the displacement of refugees and their settlement in countries of the region for periods extending at times for several decades. Refugees originate from countries within the region, such as Palestine, Iraq or Syria, as well as from countries south of the Sahara such as South Sudan, Eritrea and Somalia. READ More...

CMRS Database 

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies proudly announces the launching of a database that is comprised of different research material on migration and refugee topics within the MENA region. CMRS database can be accessed through the following link:  


Adjunct Faculty - Migration and Refugee Studies

Job Description:

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy invites applications for adjunct faculty positions at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS). CMRS is looking for a candidate to teach one core graduate course: 'International Refugee Law' in Fall 2018. READ MORE...


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