The AVRR 2016 Key Highlights report is divided in two chapters: while the first chapter presents an overview of current trends and facts for AVRR at both the global and regional levels, the second chapter provides the reader with a series of thematic highlights, showing how AVRR activities were implemented across the globe in 2016 from both policy and operational perspectives. Renewed efforts have been made to improve the data consistency and the layout clarity, with visuals and maps.
With the lack of access to local sustainable economic opportunities, coupled with almost inexistent possibilities for regular migration, many Egyptians revert to migrate irregularly with the help of smugglers. The causes and roots of this phenomenon are multi-dimensional. It is not only the economic situation that pushes them to undertake such a risky journey but also the cultural and social struggles they face.