A 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by UNICRI to fight the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region

No one is left behind in the fight of the EU against violent extremism

18 September 2019
31st January 2019, at the European parliament in Brussels, several officials, experts, researchers and journalists concerned with finding solutions to the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region gathered to share insights on a 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by…
Sujood Darabkeh’s, the 22-year-old winner of the EU-funded Creative Jordan Fashion Designer Competition “Khayt”.

Stitching Jordanian traditions into innovative design

28 August 2019
The EU-funded Creative Jordan Fashion Designer Competition (“Khayt”) was launched for the first time this year in Jordan, with the goal of advancing the fashion and design industry through creative and innovative partnerships between designers and fashion and textile manufacturers. The non-profit…
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”.
Photo by Tarek Lezzar, the grand winner of the competition

#EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photography Competition Manal Benani and Tarek Lezzar, two multi-talented award winners

22 November 2018
The two Algerian winners of the “Shoot & Share” competition, held by the EU Neighbours South project, have more than one trick up their sleeves. 24-year-old Manal Benani, who is completing her studies in medicine, has a true talent for public speaking. 31-year-old Tarek Lezzar, the grand winner…
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.