Young girls from the Kufr Yoba Primary School for Girls in Irbid, practicing the principles of framing

Hayati: Dream maker through the lenses

18 December 2017
The Hayati photography programme represents a novel education project that seeks to promote co-existence and self-esteem among children in Jordanian public schools currently hosting thousands of refugees. The EU-funded initiative saw 500 children capture 60,000 pictures, some of which have turned…
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…
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…
Erasmus+ students in Tunis

Erasmus+: An important link for the modernisation of university education in Tunisia 

10 February 2017
Learn new things, discover a new culture and meet interesting people…that's what several young Tunisians had the opportunity to do when they spent six months or a year in a European University with the Erasmus+ exchange programme. They made the exchange an original and memorable experience. They’re…
Creative Mediterranean

The craft industry: a renaissance at its fingertips

10 February 2017
The lecture theatre in Nabeul's Institut des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Institute) is full to the brim. A number of craft workers have settled down among the teachers and young students. And for good reason – the famous Italian designer and winner of the 'Compasso d'oro', Giulio Vinaccia, has come to…
Spring Forward for Women

Egypt: village women weaving their way to financial independence

10 February 2017
Financial independence can considerably improve the standard of living of rural women in Egypt. The lives of several women of an Egyptian Delta village have changed since their carpets began selling internationally thanks to the EU's "Spring Forward for Women" project, which, in association with UN…
euromed invest

The sky’s the limit for trade cooperation, despite existing obstacles

10 February 2017
While immigration to Europe has dominated the headlines in recent years, policy makers and businesspeople from the south and north of the Mediterranean share a vision of cross border trade that could help bring both regions out of their economic doldrums. A business roadshow in Amman – part of the…