Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

09 March 2020
These women are students, employees and teachers. They are Libyan and they are forging a path to freedom in a country fractured by war. They decided not to flee, but to band together to campaign for women’s rights, for equal citizenship with men. Paying no heed to a reluctant patriarchy and braving…
#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…
Clima-Med: Budding eco-warriors fighting climate change

Clima-Med: Budding eco-warriors fighting climate change

02 January 2020
In the early hours of the morning on a Sunday in November, the weather in Hammam Sousse - a town in the Tunisian Sahel - was decidedly misty. It had rained heavily the day before and the banks of the Oued El Hammam were shrouded in a dense fog. Despite pessimistic weather forecasts, municipal…
Rehabilitation of Awlad Mohamed canal project in Fayoum (Egypt)

Egypt: How the European Union support has helped raise public awareness ending a decades-long crisis in Fayoum

11 December 2019
The rehabilitation of Awlad Mohamed canal project in Fayoum (Egypt) is part of a large programme, the Joint Rural Development Programme (EU-JRDP), funded by the European Union under the European Neighbourhood Program for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) for a grant of € 21.9 million. EU-…
Women net menders of Cherchell

DIVECO 2 : Caught up in the nets mended by the women of Cherchell

21 November 2019
Launched in 2015, the Programme to support diversification of the fisheries sector’s economy-DIVECO 2 has the aim of increasing the economic diversification of Algeria through sustainable development and the improvement of economic performance in the fisheries sector. The programme was organised…
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…
Craftswomen in Laghouat

Laghouat : highlighted heritage and enhanced rural areas

23 October 2019
Laghouat is located at the heart of the Tell Atlas, this steppe chain which crosses Algeria from east to west, separating the Sahara from the mountain ranges of the North. In this part of Algeria, summers are very dry and locals are used to find refuge under a big tent of goat hair, the "kheima".…
 “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…
USEK and the EU-funded CEDRO

USEK and the EU-funded CEDRO, a match made in environmental heaven

11 September 2019
Université Saint-Esprit De Kaslik – (USEK) teams up with the European Union funded CEDRO project to implement a sustainable energy strategy at the university level and action plans to mitigate climate change. All this providing positive change to the university community at large.