Faten Merhi, 39, beneficiary of the EU-funded DAWRIC project, Chiyah, Lebanon.

The European Union's DAWRIC Project helped me channel my suffering

14 March 2019
In Chiyah, Faten Mehri, aged 39, attended the pottery and decoration workshops as part of the DAWRIC project (Direct Action for Women: Reform, Inclusion and Confidence) funded by the European Union to the tune of almost one million Euros. The aim of the project is to strengthen the capabilities of…
Souhayla Aamer beneficiary of the EU-funded project Dawric, Douris, Lebanon

Thanks to the European Union’s DAWRIC project I am closer to achieving the financial independence which is so dear to me

13 March 2019
In Douris, in the region of Baalbek, Souhayla Abdel Rahim Aamer, aged 59, spent three months training to make and sell handicrafts. This training is part of the DAWRIC project (Direct Action for Women: Reform, Inclusion and Confidence) funded by the European Union to the tune of almost one million…
The Minjara programme is a product of the European “Private Sector Development Programme” (PSDP)

Minjara, or how to revive the golden age of Tripoli’s artisan woodworkers

27 February 2019
Due to an economic crisis that has hit Tripoli hard as well as a huge decline in furniture manufacture, the PSDP programme, funded by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, has founded Minjara, a shared platform and brand for carpentry businesses, which aims to foster skills and…
Flagship Event #EU4YOUth: EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let’s go further together!

EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let's go further together

26 December 2018
City of Culture: Tunis. Last 17 November, this new jewel in the crown was engulfed by a wave of enthusiastic students, who came to participate in the “Flagship Event #EU4YOUth: EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let’s go further together!” Under the patronage of European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the…
Tableware cluster in Nabeul

When ceramics regained its nobility

15 November 2018
Tableware cluster in Nabeul The adventure began in 2014 in Nabeul, Tunisia with the establishment of an EU-funded cluster dedicated to ceramics, and more broadly to table and ornamental ware, at a time when Tunisian handicrafts showed signs of running out of steam. Four years later, the results…
Rethinking the Euro-Mediterranean cultural partnership

The European Union organises a conference on culture in Tunis under the Patronage of Johannes Hahn

14 November 2018
From 16 to 18 November, the Conference “Rethinking the Euro-Mediterranean cultural partnership” will take place in Tunis at La Cité de la Culture. The event is organised by the European Union under the Patronage of Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations…
Jeunesse Nomade

Jeunesse Nomade: How to get rid of discriminatory stereotypes

29 October 2018
A bunch of young Tunisians took part in a deeply moving and spontaneous performance in Brussels that combined theatre, dance, singing, music and video. The unique and touching stage performance, conducted as part of the Erasmus+ programme and financed by the European Union, was based on the theme “…
School of Caricature in Sfax

These little freedom fighters

19 October 2018
School of Caricature in Sfax They are still children, but already creative and bubbling. Since they joined the School of Cartoon, 36 students, aged 14 to 18, have sharpened their pencils and are giving free rein to their imagination. They take a critical and satirical look at Tunisia and the world…
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“Jezzine Bikes": When a stay-at-home mother becomes an entrepreneur…

01 August 2018
Thanks to 11,000 euros worth of funding from the EU, Cherine Bou Rached has been able to successfully start her own business renting out bikes in Jezzine.
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How Georges al-Jammal became the “King of strawberries”

04 June 2018
On the fringes of Northern Lebanon in the Akkar district, on the border with Syria, lies the small village of West Tal-Abbas, drowned in a sea of greenery. Early this morning, Georges al-Jammal, accompanied by fifty workers, was in the fields picking strawberries. In a festival of colour and good…