EU-funded Safir project to train youth on social entrepreneurship, social economy and Sustainable Development Goals

December 28, 2020
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The EU-funded Safir project has launched a call for applications to identify and train 225 young people, aged between 18 and 30 years old, who wish to embark on a project with a social and / or environmental impact.

The selected candidates will take part in a series of awareness workshops on Sustainable Development Goals, social entrepreneurship as well as initiation sessions on the structuring of impact projects and oral presentation techniques.

This call for projects is addressed to youth from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Palestine, Tunisia.

The deadline to send applications is 4 January 2021.

Safir is an ambitious project supporting youth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 9 countries across North Africa and the Middle East. Co-funded by the European Union, it aims at creating an enabling environment in favour of youth participation and of the development of entrepreneurial projects with social, cultural and environmental impact. Safir is built around 3 pillars: to provide support to more than 1,000 young project leaders, to develop a regional network of organisations supporting social entrepreneurship, and to accompany the creation of spaces for dialogue between youth and governmental authorities.


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To apply

Safir project – website

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia