Participants discussing the specific assets of their villages and the values of the local associations in Bejaia.

Bejaia: My Village, My Success!

19 January 2018
Three words are all it takes to describe the Bejaia province: sea, mountains, and forests. This region in north-eastern Algeria is also known for its numerous small villages built on mountainous inland terrain. With the support of the Eu­ropean Union, the Association for Culture and Community…
Tateh Lehbib shows how to build an ecological house from waste plastic bottles filled with sand. The circular houses, built in the Tindouf refugee camp, are resistant to wind and heavy rains and offer good protection against the harshness of the Algerian desert.

Tateh, the Hamada Eco Builder

18 January 2018
Tateh Lahbib Braïka received a scholarship from the Erasmus Mundus Higher Education Mobility Programme and studied Energy Efficiency at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. After obtaining a master's degree, he returned to the Sahrawi refugee camps in south-western…
Members of 20 youth organisations coming from different regions in Algeria attend the training on "Media and social networking" organised by the SIDRA association. During the training the participants learnt the value of social media as powerful professional tools and they acquainted themselves with the Algerian media context in order to develop and increase the relation with journalists in the country.

Sharek: Working to Support Youth Involvement

17 January 2018
Young Algerians are getting involved. They are full of energy and want to actively participate in public life. The Constitution and laws of Algeria encourage young people to get involved in the development of their country. Funded by the European Union and created by the Sidra association, the…
Members of the Regional Theater of Bejaia greeting the audience during the 13th Amazigh Theater Festival of Soumam at the youth house Abderahmane Fares in Akbou. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Membres de la troupe du Théâtre régional de Béjaïa remercient le public à l'occasion du 13è Festival du théâtre amateur amazigh de Soummam, organisé da

Municipal Youth Council of Akbou: Where young people can!

16 January 2018
The Etoile Culturelle d’Akbou Association is at the forefront of youth citizenship education. Having formed the first Municipal Youth Council in 2012, this association has reinforced the concept and expanded throughout Algeria with the help of the European Union.
A young trainee stonemason at the vocational training center of the SDH association in Oran.

Putting heritage at the service of employment and social integration

15 January 2018
The ‘Santé Sidi El Houari’ (SDH) Association in Oran has been training and reintegrating troubled youngsters into society for over twenty years. The SDH field school, which is ren­ovating an 18th century heritage site, has trained interns, artisans and architecture students as part of the Youth Em­…
Youstina, with a graffiti in the background saying: No to violence against women

Crazy about theatre!

12 January 2018
Around 300 km south of Cairo, Coptic women from the village of Deir El Bersha in the Minya Governorate found their voice thanks to theatre. This is the goal of the regional project “Drama, Diversity, and Development”, launched by the MedCulture programme, financed by the European Union between 2014…
Egyptian facilitator Mohamed Abdel Mohsen ElMongy (L) speaks with Egyptian civil society actors at Sekem farm in Belbeis, Sharqia Governorate

Welcome to the world of Switchers!

11 January 2018
The SwitchMed programme, funded by the European Union, aims to expand the presence of green entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region. More than twenty Egyptian eco-innovators participated in a workshop in the Cairo region to develop their projects.  
Fashion JO! designers

EU initiative paves way for Jordanian designers to go global

21 December 2017
A group of Jordanian designers have come up with a simple yet innovative idea to marry tribal embroidery with modern cuts of denim to produce a timeless fashion line, capable of breaking into a cut-throat market of the fashion industry.
Young girls from the Kufr Yoba Primary School for Girls in Irbid, practicing the principles of framing

Hayati: Dream maker through the lenses

18 December 2017
The Hayati photography programme represents a novel education project that seeks to promote co-existence and self-esteem among children in Jordanian public schools currently hosting thousands of refugees. The EU-funded initiative saw 500 children capture 60,000 pictures, some of which have turned…
Lebanese teacher Lynn Sakr chats with students during a Media and Information Literacy (MIL) class at the school of Jesus and Mary in the Rabweh area, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon.

From now on, our opinion counts

06 November 2017
Thanks to Media Information Literacy training, Lebanese students are acquiring the skills needed to access information, analyse its impact and assess its authenticity, as well as to create a media topic themselves, within the framework of a project supported by the EU, which aims to encourage young…