#InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth: not just a competition - a great human adventure 2.0!

#InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth: not just a competition - a great human adventure 2.0!

14 February 2020
On 19 December 2019, the EU Neighbours South Programme launched the regional #InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth competition aimed at digital influencers in eight countries of the Southern Neighbourhood: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. An intrepid human adventure had…
Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival ©Ibrahim Dirani/Dar Al Mussawir

Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival : when the city is a stage

13 November 2019
Co-funded by the European Union, Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival fosters cultural exchange between Lebanon and the European Union.With the participation of more than 60 artists and theatre professionals, this event is a channel promoting culture and human rights, especially freedom of…
 “INDAR”, a smart flood prediction and early warning system supported by the EU-funded Diafrikinvest programme

INDAR: An intelligent Moroccan flood prediction and early warning system

19 September 2019
Moroccan natural risk management expert, Mohamed Tabyaoui, set a goal for himself to improve Morocco’s resilience to flooding. This resulted in the launch of “INDAR”, a smart flood prediction and early warning system that has caught the attention of leaders of the Diafrikinvest programme - which…
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 Association of Mediterranean Meetings of Cinema and Human Rights (ARMCDH): The European Union is supporting this beneficial and necessary project in Morocco to foster a generation of youth who are aware of their rights and citizenship.

Learning about children’s rights through cinema: a European Union backed initiative in Morocco

23 August 2019
What do cinema and human rights have in common? Their universal nature, and that members of The Association of Mediterranean Meetings of Cinema and Human Rights (ARMCDH) are eager to merge these two topics in order to spark children’s curiosity. The European Union is supporting this beneficial and…
The EU Green Day in Lebanon 2019 #EU4Environment #EUinLebanon

EU Green Day: introducing young people to the protection of the environment

19 June 2019
On Saturday 15 June, the European Union organised children’s activities at the Beirut Hippodrome to help them discover the various aspects of nature and to learn to protect the environment through sports and educational games.
©Carlos Bou Nafeh - The LMT project was funded and supported in part by the EU

“The Lebanon Mountain Trail: the track through the mountains of Lebanon that helped me find my way”

14 June 2019
The life of Rita Becassini, aged 33, was transformed when she was asked to organise a day’s hiking in her home village of Tannourine, as part of the Lebanese Mountain Trail (LMT), the country’s greatest hiking route. This trail runs from the North to the South of Lebanon, passing through 76…
Suzanne Jabbour, founder of Restart, an NGO fighting for the prevention of torture, many of whose projects are funded by the European Union

Suzanne Jabbour’s fight against Torture: “My battle horse is humanity”

31 May 2019
Suzanne Jabbour, 58, is behind numerous projects aimed at protecting Human Rights. The most recent is a small revolution in the region: setting up a joint medical-legal centre at the Courthouse in Tripoli. The project is funded by the European Union’s “Joint Action for an Effective Prosecution of…
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…