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Egypt’s International Migration after the Revolution : Is There Any Change ?

Ayman Zohry: Démographe et géographe basé au Caire, expert en études sur les migrations.

This study aims at exploring the situation of Egyptian migration after two years of the Egyptian Revolution of January 25th 2011. The study starts with exploring the situation of Egyptian migration before the revolution, right after the revolution, and the current situation two years after the revolution. Right after the revolution, Egypt received a massive number of Egyptian returnees from Libya. Currently, and due to sectarian strife, Egypt witnesses an increasing desire for migration among Christian Egyptians to traditional destination in Europe and North America. Between the return of Egyptians from Libya and the increasing desire for migration Egypt witnesses a turbulent political and economic transitional phase that may affect migration from and to Egypt.