The “Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press” funded by the European Union

The EU and the Samir Kassir Foundation defend Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press

03 May 2019
Since 2006, the “Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press”, funded by the European Union, rewards journalists from the Middle East and North Africa (the MENA Region) and the Gulf who, through their work, are devoting their lives to human rights and democracy despite the persecution and threats…
Omar Shanti, winner of the the EU-funded (MED)RESET Project’s “Young Writer Prize”

"An earnest gesture of appreciation and love from a Palestinian to the Maghreb”: A view on migration by ‘Young Writer Prize’ winner

11 April 2019
Omar Shanti is a Palestinian young man who studies Maghrebi literature and has won the EU-funded (MED)RESET Project’s “Young Writer Prize”.

Sakharov Fellowship for human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries

The European Parliament's Sakharov Fellowship offers up to 14 human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries the opportunity to follow a two week intensive training in Brussels and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice. It has been organised…

#EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…

Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press, Lebanon

Each candidate is to submit a file containing the following information: The application form must be downloaded, filled in, signed and sent back, to download. The entire published article in its original form, as well as a copy, translated into English (the use of Google translate or any…