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…
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…
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…
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…
Lebanese teacher Lynn Sakr chats with students during a Media and Information Literacy (MIL) class at the school of Jesus and Mary in the Rabweh area, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon.

From now on, our opinion counts

06 November 2017
Thanks to Media Information Literacy training, Lebanese students are acquiring the skills needed to access information, analyse its impact and assess its authenticity, as well as to create a media topic themselves, within the framework of a project supported by the EU, which aims to encourage young…