Swing and Handicraft

Healing amidst the war: Women-led CSOs step up for Libya’s GBV survivors

08 July 2020
In the midst of a global pandemic, under-reported crimes often become further obscured, leaving victims in a state of helplessness and disarray. In Libya, where the plague of conflict related sexual violence (CRSV) has been affecting a worrying number of girls and women, local organisations have…
Green Centre in Azraq refugee camp: Syrian refugees clear the streets for a brighter future

Green Centre in Azraq refugee camp: Syrian refugees clear the streets for a brighter future

24 June 2020
In the middle of the Jordanian desert, a refugee camp home to almost 37,000 Syrian refugees, has managed to establish itself as an exemplary model of environmentally-friendly waste management. Through the EU-funded Environmentally Responsible Solid Waste Management programme, Azraq camp has been…
Think before you share

Be aware of disinformation: Think before you share

07 May 2020
No one wants to be the person who contaminates their friends’ social media feeds with conspiracy theories or disinformation. Use this list to make sure you stay ahead of disinformation!
Cartooning for peace and freedom in high schools

Cartooning for Peace: Cartooning for peace and freedom in high schools !

05 May 2020
At the Okba Ibn Naffaâ high school, located in Kairouan, a city in central Tunisia, few students have ever been interested in cartooning and even fewer have sketched this kind of humorous drawing, heavy with meaning and loaded with messages. Introducing young people to this form of freedom of…
Jordanian innovators breathe hope back into a Covid-19 stricken world

Jordanian innovators breathe hope back into a Covid-19 stricken world

01 May 2020
As the world seems to have been sent into freefall with the Covid-19 crisis, a group of Jordanian innovators has come together to bring hope to their community, by creating open source face shields and emergency respirators for healthcare workers and local hospitals. Engineers from the EU-funded…
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Coronavirus pandemic: the EU is fully committed to the Southern Mediterranean countries during this unprecedented health crisis

10 April 2020
“COVID-19 will reshape our world. We don’t yet know when the crisis will end. But we can be sure that by the time it does, our world will look very different. How different will depend on the choices we make today. […] Only by pulling together and cooperating across borders can we beat the virus…
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…