Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA has been invited to join the Egyptian National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM & TIP) in recognition of its contribution to building national and regional capacities for preventing and combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
NCCPIM & TIP drafted and adopted Law No. 82/2016 - Issuing the Law on Combating Illegal Migration & Smuggling of Migrants, which merged the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Persons. The NCCPIM & TIP mandate is to coordinate governmental efforts to prevent and combat trafficking in persons and illegal migration in Egypt as a country of origin, transit and destination. It also acts as the focal point for all policies, national guidelines, action plans and programs related to the issue of illegal migration and trafficking in persons.
The board of NCCPIM & TIP brings together representatives from 26 Egyptian governmental entities such as the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Defense, Youth and Sport, Justice, Legal and Parliament Affairs, and Manpower.