Enhancing the capacity of civil society organisations in promoting and protecting the rights of migrants in the Southern Mediterranean region

Project Duration
2009 - 2013
€1.1 million (80% from the EU)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Strengthens the capacities of civil society organisations (CSOs) from the Southern Mediterranean to promote and protect the rights of migrants
Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Actions in brief


·         Sets up a regional working group on migration that meets twice a year;   

·         Organises subregional meetings (two meetings in total);

·         Drafts and publishes country factsheets

·         Conducts mapping and networking field visits

·         Sets up a regional Migration Alert Mission;

·         Publishes newsletters on migration;  

·         Coordinates and exchanges information with CSOs;

·         Addresses a total of 115 NGOs directly through regional working group meetings, newsletters, addressed to 3,000 subscribers; contacts a number of stakeholders during field visits and alert missions.


Human Rights Migration