Press Release

Situation Report

Regional News

The Arab Expatriate Exchange is a quarterly newsletter produced every semester by the UN Migration Agency (IOM) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa.

The purpose of this publication is to support sharing of information and highlighting the good work that Arab expatriate associations continue to do within the MENA region. Inside the current issue you will find:

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Migration in the classroom

An Inspiring Teacher

Kuwait is a host country to a vast number of migrants, with over 70 percent of its population comprised of expatriates from all around the world. The story of Amani Al-Amad, winner of #TogetherinKuwait photo competition, sheds light on her own experience with migration.


For Every Difficulty I Face, Someone Else Will Be Safer

For Every Difficulty I Face, Someone Else Will Be Safer 
Yasmeen Elkanouni, Operations Assistant for IOM in Libya 


Working in the humanitarian field in Libya means having values and a deep understanding of the thousands of people that need of our help despite race, ethnicity, religion or social status. We are working towards a common goal: to ensure aid reaches populations affected by crises with respect and dignity.