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”.
Meryam El Ouafi, GEMS

Using nanotechnology in agriculture: A Moroccan woman is taking the gamble

08 March 2019
Using technological innovations in agriculture: Meryam El Ouafi, co-founder of the GEMS company, is taking the gamble Meryam is based in Agadir, in the Souss region. She is working on a new irrigation process that she wants to market firstly in Morocco and subsequently in sub-Saharan Africa. GEMS…
Professional integration of people with disabilities

Institutional twinning between France and Algeria to promote the professional integration of people with disabilities

25 January 2019
Fostering a paradigm shift towards equal access to the world of work Launched in January 2017, the France-Algeria institutional twinning programme “Support for strengthening the Capacities of the MSNFCF (Ministry for National Solidarity, Family and Women) in their comprehensive strategy for…
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.
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…
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…
©Tashbeek

Tashbeek boosts competitiveness and sustainability of Jordanian culture operators

23 August 2018
An EU supported culture networking project, ‘Tashbeek’, brings together 50 artists and culture operators under one roof to strengthen their competitiveness and allow them to thrive in an increasingly challenging environment, marked by political and economic uncertainties.
The Mazaya end of year concert

Mazaya: A School Where Musicians Shine

14 August 2018
Since 2012, the Mazaya project has given underprivileged children who have left school prematurely a dual education that combines traditional classes with professional education in music. Funded by the EU, this project serves two ends – both social and cultural.