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…
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…
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.
Himaya project

Himaya (Protection): For a justice system that protects children

25 May 2018
20,000 children every year come into conflict with the law, over 7000 are victims of violence, 2000 are taken into care under the Kafala Law (on the care of abandoned or institutionalised children), 1000 children are placed in child protection centres and overall, 100,000 children are brought into…