Initiatives

Since inception, EED has supported over 600 initiatives aimed at promoting democracy in the EU neighbourhood and beyond. This database provides an insight into the work of EED partners over the years. However, due to the sensitive nature of certain initiatives and personal security risks facing some grantees in the restrictive environments where they operate, not all initiatives are listed in the database.

  • Beirut Center for Middle East Studies | Baladiyat Monitor

    Country: Lebanon

    BCFMES’s pioneering watchdog initiative “Baladiyat Monitor” monitors the work of municipalities in a plethora of Lebanese regions, building bridges between authorities and citizens.

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  • Young Beqaa leaders learn how to hold their government accountable

    Country: Lebanon

    USPEaK is building a local coalition of eight Civil Society Organisations which engage youth advocates, covering a range of communities, from the Beqaa province.

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  • Supporting Helem Community Centre

    Country: Lebanon

    In addition to advocating for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals and Transgender (LGBT) rights in Lebanon, Helem runs a community centre for LGBT citizens.

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  • Proud Lebanon

    Country: Lebanon

    Proud Lebanon is addressing the needs of vulnerable Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) people in Lebanon, and helping them to advocate for their rights.

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  • Engaged Artists address Refugee Crisis through Puppetry

    Country: Lebanon

    The Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation is tackling political and social challenges produced by the massive influx of Syrian and the presence of Palestinian refugees in their interactive performances across Lebanon.

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  • Arab Palestinian Cultural Club

    Country: Lebanon

    The Arab Palestinian Cultural Club is training Palestinian youth inside the Baddawi refugee camp in northern Lebanon, to implement a number of initiatives within their communities EED support will focus on reinforcing their capacities to participate in the decision making process within the camp, from which young people so far have been largely excluded.

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  • Campaign for Right to Civil Marriage

    Country: Lebanon

    The Non-Sectarian Non-Violent Youth Lebanese Citizens (CHAML) NGO is campaigning for the right to civil non-confessional marriage in Lebanon.

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  • Women’s Empowerment through art & media in rural Bekaa

    Country: Lebanon

    NABAD (Pulse) for Development works with four groups of 15 Lebanese and Syrian women to improve women’s rights in rural Bekaa.

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  • Syrian League for Citizenship

    Country: Lebanon, Syria

    Syrian League for Citizenship (SL4C), a leading Syrian CSO in the field of citizenship and gender equality currently based in Lebanon, will conduct an organisational restructuring and develop its fundraising strategy with EED core support.

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  • Sho'un Janoubia

    Country: Lebanon

    Shou’n Janoubia, a network of activists, will identify and support youth leaders from six marginalized Sidon municipalities.

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