Instagram Competition: Snap for human rights!

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Union in Lebanon is launching a photo competition on four human rights themes: freedom of speech, gender equality, refugee rights and fighting against torture. To take part, simply snap a picture, post it on…
10-11 July 2018 in Tunis

The European Training Foundation (ETF) supports a more entrepreneurial drive in the Middle East

03 August 2018
What do eight North-African and Middle Eastern countries have in common? All are committed to developing the entrepreneurial skills of young people, the entrepreneurship potential of women and the skills base of small and medium enterprises. This is one finding emerging from the assessment of the…
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UfM calls for contribution to Higher Education in the World Report

02 August 2018
The UfM Secretariat has issued a call for contributions to identify and select authors interested in collaborating in the publication of the report “Higher Education in the World” (HEIW) n. 7 “Humanities and Higher Education; Generating Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities”.  In…

Regional training for the professionalisation of facilitators and trainers involved in the culture sector, EU funded Med Culture

The Technical Assistance team of Med Culture, a regional programme funded by the European Union (DG NEAR) for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries, is launching a call for participation in a regional 3-day training workshop…

“Jezzine Bikes": When a stay-at-home mother becomes an entrepreneur…

01 August 2018
Thanks to 11,000 euros worth of funding from the EU, Cherine Bou Rached has been able to successfully start her own business renting out bikes in Jezzine.
Register now for the EU-funded ENI CBC workshop

Register now for the EU-funded ENI CBC workshop

31 July 2018
Which opportunities for cooperation, acquiring new skills, social inclusion and educational activities offer ENI CBC programmes to young people? How do they encourage youth to become agents of positive change for communities on both sides of the EU borders? On 11 October these issues will be…
Maria and Sharbel

The European Union supports a youth-led community center in Lebanon

31 July 2018
Maria and Sharbel are two young people who are working to empower youth in Jezzine through the Jezzine Hub – a youth-led community center that offers support for innovative ideas that improve the region's socio-economic development. The European Union supported the Hub through the financing of…
EU-funded D-Jil hackathons: Ten winning projects to receive grants identified

EU-funded D-Jil hackathons: Ten winning projects to receive grants identified

30 July 2018
The EU-funded D-Jil project has selected the ten winning projects to be awarded grants. These ten winners were chosen out of 250 digital projects that submitted their application and thirty projects which were pre-selected to participate in two hackathons in Casablanca and Beirut. These events…
During the SOLiD 7th Advisory Group meeting

South Med Social Dialogue (SOLiD) 7th Advisory Group meeting

30 July 2018
Today was the opening session of the SOLiD 7th Advisory Group meeting on the action plan of the charter on social dialogue. The event brought together the project stakeholders and the social partners in the target groups. SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue is a three years programme (2016-…
Myria Vassilliadou, EU Anti-trafficking coordinator

EU-UN Spotlight initiative against human trafficking

30 July 2018
  Over 70% of human trafficking victims are women & girls. Nadia Murad, survivor and UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador, and EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassilliadou, call for joint action on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.   Mrs. …