The Safir project proposes a support program for Higher Education and Research Institutions in North Africa and the Middle East, focusing on :
- The adoption or strengthening of governance in terms of University Social Responsibility (USR)
- Support for the design or strengthening of training courses dedicated to social entrepreneurship and the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- The strengthening of university incubators dedicated to social entrepreneurship
As part of this call for applications, 9 Higher Education and Research Institution (EESR) will be selected, with geographical representation between the countries where the activities are implemented accordingly to the following terms of reference (document available here).
The maximum amount of the grant awarded in the framework of the Call for Applications: 80 000 euro
The activities to be implemented thanks to the allocated grant will be carried out for a period of 18 months, from the date of signing the contract with the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF).