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Med Culture is a Technical Assistance Unit funded by the European Union for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries. 
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17-19 December 2018, Casablanca, Morocco WHY The relevance of local government in development processes has started to gain some recognition in the South...
September and October 2018: Three trainings organised by Med Culture, a regional programme funded by the European Union, engaged cultural operators and...
OCT 15-18, 2018_Royal Film Commission, Amman, Jordan WHY Cultural heritage development represents a major challenge for stakeholders from the cultural sector...

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Metropolis Residency 2019: Copenhagen’s urban residency programme is selecting participants – Call for residency
Deadline: 16 December 2018 Metropolis Residency is a unique international urban residency programme in Copenhagen aimed at performing artists with an interdisciplinary approach, researching, creating...
Call to write educational content for an e-learning service for performing arts professionals - Call for proposals
Deadline: 10 December 2018 In order to strengthen performing arts companies – to improve their access to foreign markets and thus their ability to hire – Pyrenart is implementing an e-education...
Fantasmeem training modules for designers from the MENA region residing in Lebanon – Call for applications
Deadline: 12 December 2018 FANTASMEEM is a one-year program initiated by the Goethe-Institut Libanon adopting a holistic approach towards supporting the design industry in Lebanon. This involves...
Caravans – a modern way to create art and cultural spaces in outlying areas
While capital cities and major urban centres are often flourishing hubs for arts and culture, access to culture remains limited in rural areas in the South Mediterranean region. Over the last few...
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbour countries – the 2017 poll results
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the...
Deadline: December 2, 2018 A residency program for emerging filmmakers from the Middle East, North Africa and Germany. Goethe-Institut, Beirut Art Residency and Metropolis Cinema are pleased to...
Art Jameel Commissions supports Arts Writings and Innovative Research – Call for Applications
Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Jameel Arts Center in Dubai is holding an open call for their 2019 programme, seeking applications from writers, critics, art historians, curators and artists. The goal...
Mophradat’s Arts Fellows welcomes three young curators, arts managers, arts producer and art administrators of the Arab diaspora in Athens, Cairo and Istanbul – Call for application
Deadline: 3 December 2018 Mophradat’s Arts Fellows program is a twelve-week part-time training program at an international art institution. The program is for young curators, arts managers, arts...
Arte Laguna prize 2018.19 for contemporary art – Call for applications
Deadline: 27 November 2018 The 13th edition of the International Arte Laguna Prize , aimed at promoting and enhancing Contemporary Art, is now open. The free-themed prize is open to contemporary...
Projects at The Lab
Deadline: 15 December 2018 [Extended] Darat al Funun is now accepting applications from creative practitioners for its 2019 programme at The Lab. The Lab offers a space for creatives from all...
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The present study commissioned by Med Culture, an EU-funded regional programme, investigates the current status of higher education, vocational training and...
The study "Higher Education and Training in Cultural management and Cultural Policies in Southern Mediterranean countries" identifies and provides...
In 2015, Med Culture commissioned a study on Employability in the cultural and creative sectors in Arab Mediterranean countries : The cases of Palestine, Egypt...
The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music , in Morocco, has been around for some twenty years, and has become a brand name attracting singers and musicians from...

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This 3 year exciting project, which started in 2014 uses culture to promote diversity and challenge discrimination against minorities. Leading edge theatre stirs the streets of Jordan, Egypt,...

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TINTS OF RESILIENCE EXPO Eleven artists living in the Middle East step out of their workshops and share their stories of resilience in collaboration with children refugees in a collective art...
“Children’s Voices Heard Through Art” promotes the child rights through art. The right to education is addressed through artistic initiatives. Facts: 1. “Children’s Voices Heard Through Art”...

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September and October 2018: Three trainings organised by Med Culture, a regional programme funded by the European Union, engaged cultural operators and...
16 April 2018, Tunis: Fourth meeting of the Tunisian National Focus Group. This meeting aims to bring together people interested in the Med Culture programme...
Monday, April 17, Tunis : In the framework of the Med Culture programme funded by the European Union, 24 participants from southern Mediterranean countries...

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