Hussein Salah from EzPilot

EU supports the improvement of Palestinian enterprises’ access to finance

31 January 2018
Through the Enhancement of the Business Environment in the Southern Mediterranean (EBESM) Project, the EU is helping Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) grow by improving their access to finance
The Haka group

“Training camp” in Marrakesh: Social entrepreneurs... 4 days of training, exchange and intensive exercises

29 January 2018
A four-day social entrepreneurship boot camp was recently held in Marrakesh. Attended by young participants from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco and taught by international experts, the boot camp was the third of its kind, with two other camps having previously taken place in Tunisia and Algeria.…
Berber dancers part of the local “Media and Culture for Development in the Southern Mediterranean Region” programme

Awakening the Memory of Berber Culture

26 January 2018
The morning is bright and warm, and we follow in the footsteps of a group of tourists on their way to explore the Medina of Tunis. The Medina, with its ramparts, gates, well-trodden alleys, and squares, reveals itself to visitors as a peculiar and mysterious world in which age-old customs have been…
Southern Voices, Northern Voices

Promoting the Culture of Harmonious Coexistence

22 January 2018
The project “Building Bridges, Not Walls: Southern Voices, Northern Voices Advocating Better Conditions for Harmonious Coexistence and the Advent Of Democracy in Algeria”, coordinated by the International Committee for the Development of Peoples, brings together several associations working hand-in…
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…