The Habkeh project, a joint initiative between EU and Palestinian artists

EU Promotes Positive Palestinian Identity and brings Palestinians Closer to their Culture

14 February 2019
The European Union supports Palestinian and European civil society organisations working toward social cohesion and a unified Palestinian identity through culture and arts. The result brings a sense of inclusion in the world and its culture.
"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…
 Teaching science in Palestinian schools

Science is for Nerds! Not Anymore

20 December 2018
The European Union has partnered with Al-Nayzak Organisation for Supportive Education and Scientific Innovation to introduce innovative, interactive and participatory approaches to teaching science in Palestinian schools. The results have been astounding.
Aya Kishko

EU Helps Palestinian Women Become Business Leaders

04 December 2018
Palestinian women entrepreneurs are transforming their ideas into new businesses thanks to the European Union’s Business Start-up Incubators Program (BSIS). When it comes to female education in Palestine, trends have been shifting over the past two decades; more females than males are graduating…
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.
علي الرياني ،مقيم في قاريونس . الصورة: © UNDP

Bringing Garyounis Clinic in Benghazi back to life

19 June 2018
Garyounis is a district with a population of 15,000 people in southern Benghazi (Libya). The terror of the war during the last years is still fresh in people’s memories. Ali Alrayani, 92, has even older war memories dating back to the Second World War, when he was fighting in the desert.
 Hussein Salah from EzPilot

EU supports the improvement of Palestinian enterprises’ access to finance

31 January 2018
Through the Enhancement of the Business Environment in the Southern Mediterranean (EBESM) Project, the EU is helping Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) grow by improving their access to finance
Salem Shenaisheh

New horizons for Libya’s health sector 

09 August 2017
Six years of armed conflict and political instability have affected almost every part of Libya, claiming thousands of lives and leaving thousands more injured. Beyond the immediate casualties, the ongoing insecurity and violence has disrupted access to public utilities and services, with a dramatic…
Dr Rania Elemam

Europe opens up to Libyan students

04 July 2017
Libya’s brightest academic stars share their experiences of studying in Europe to encourage the next generation to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Taking the step to leave family and country is a leap into the unknown for any student, but the rewards are immeasurable. To encourage young…