Cartoons to promote the voice of youth in Morocco: two EU projects organise exhibition in Rabat

April 10, 2017
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Within the framework of the Net-Med Youth project, implemented by UNESCO, and the “Drawing for Peace and Democracy” initiative, implemented by Cartooning for Peace, both funded by the European Union, UNESCO and Cartooning for Peace will launch the educational exhibition “Tsawar M3aya” (draw with me/ imagine with me) on April 11 at 6:30 pm at the National Library in Rabat, during a conference animated by the President of the NGO “Cartooning for Peace” and cartoonist of Le Monde newspaper, Plantu, organised in partnership with the French Institute in Rabat.

Presented in the form of thematic panels highlighting young people’s views on the challenges and issues related to education, health, equality, employment, access to information and freedom, the exhibition is conceived as a educational tool aimed at promoting critical thinking among young people and raising awareness of the values ​​of democracy and human rights as well as freedom of expression, through cartoons.

“Tsawar M3aya” is an original educational project based on cartoons, reflecting the context, challenges and aspirations of youth in Morocco. “Tsawar m3aya” will be exhibited at the library of the French Institute of Rabat from 12 to 25 April 2017 before stating a tour to meet the young people of Morocco. On 13 and 14 April, training workshops on the exhibition and the animation of workshops for Moroccan cartoonists and members of youth organisations of the NET-MED Youth network will be held at the French Institute in Rabat.

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Press release

Net-Med Youth project website

EU Delegation to Morocco

Countries covered:

  • Morocco