MAJALAT

MAJALAT

Project duration

2018-2021

Budget

€3 million

Implementing Partners

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), The Arab Trade Union Confederation (ATUC), The Alternatives Forum Morocco (FMAS), The Euromed Rights network, the Euromed France network and the European network SOLIDAR.

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MAJALAT
MAJALAT

Brief Description

MAJALAT refers to "spaces, opportunities, fields and domains". It creates and promotes a space of encounter and constructive dialogue between the civil society of the South of the Mediterranean and the European Union .

Countries covered: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia

Objectives

Through its annual cycle of meetings at national, regional and European levels, as well as virtual tools and spaces on key themes for the Euro-Mediterranean region, the project aims to mobilize civil society as well as other key players in the field/ region, such as social movements, youth organizations, etc. so that they can actively engage in a regional, structured dialogue with EU institutions during the annual civil society forum in Brussels.

Actions in brief

Being designed and implemented by the Civil Society for the Civil Society, the project is conceived as an inclusive and participatory bottom-up process. Each year, through an annual cycle of activities, civil society organisations will gather to discuss and exchange on 5 themes that are central for the relations between the EU and countries in the region (Governance and Rule of Law, security and countering violence, migration, economic and social dialogue, social and climate justice). The results of these discussions will be brought from the field into structured (policy) dialogues with the European Union.

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