Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

09 March 2020
These women are students, employees and teachers. They are Libyan and they are forging a path to freedom in a country fractured by war. They decided not to flee, but to band together to campaign for women’s rights, for equal citizenship with men. Paying no heed to a reluctant patriarchy and braving…
Women net menders of Cherchell

DIVECO 2 : Caught up in the nets mended by the women of Cherchell

21 November 2019
Launched in 2015, the Programme to support diversification of the fisheries sector’s economy-DIVECO 2 has the aim of increasing the economic diversification of Algeria through sustainable development and the improvement of economic performance in the fisheries sector. The programme was organised…
Craftswomen in Laghouat

Laghouat : highlighted heritage and enhanced rural areas

23 October 2019
Laghouat is located at the heart of the Tell Atlas, this steppe chain which crosses Algeria from east to west, separating the Sahara from the mountain ranges of the North. In this part of Algeria, summers are very dry and locals are used to find refuge under a big tent of goat hair, the "kheima".…
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…
"She Codes"  an EU-funded project in Libya

She Codes: The European Union empowers Libyan Women through technology and entrepreneurship

11 February 2019
"She Codes" aims at training Libyan women on computer programming and coding, providing them with the necessary skills which will empower and help them to become independent. The project helps Libyan women to better access the job market, which will ultimately contribute to the overall development…
Kolea Prison, one of Algeria’s most modern prisons

The 10th Anniversary of Cooperation Between the European Union and Algeria on Prison Reform

29 November 2018
Kolea: A Hub for Prison Reform This year marks the 10th anniversary of cooperation between the European Union and Algeria on prison reform. It was the occasion for the Department of Prison Administration and Rehabilitation (DGAPR) to organise a visit to Kolea Prison – one of Algeria’s most modern…
8 October 2018 conference in Algiers

COOPERATION BETWEEN ALGERIA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON PRISONS: 10 Years of Support for Prison Reform

29 November 2018
This year marks the 10th anniversary of cooperation between the European Union and Algeria on prison reform. The results of this collaboration regarding the implementation of sweeping reforms of the prison system were discussed on 8 October 2018 during a conference in Algiers.
The deep-sea diving school

INSTITUTIONS TWINNED TO ENHANCE ALGERIAN CIVIL DEFENCE PROGRAMME

28 September 2018
The deep-sea diving school Algeria, France and Spain are implementing the twinning of institutions as part of the ‘Algerian Civil Defence Enhancement’ programme. Launched in 2017, for a period of two years, this twinning received a budget of 1.5 million euros from the Development Programme on the…
3F Billboard in Sirte

The post-war environment: Hope for a safer future through mine clearance

04 September 2018
Thanks to EU funding, Saud Abdel Rahman, like many others, has benefited from the support of Free Fields Foundation (3F). A Libyan partner of Danish Demining Group, it provides mine-clearing services for the Libyan population. This country which has lived in turmoil for some years now sees many of…
Displaced by conflict, children from Ubari, southern Libya, return home and to the classroom. Photos by Ali Alshareef/ ©UNDP Libya

Back to school

06 July 2018
March 9, 2018.   They were separated by violent conflict in their country three years ago. But today, hundreds of students are happy to be back at their school in southern Libya and to reconnect with their former classmates.