Fondation Orient-Occident (FOO) is a Moroccan non-profit organization recognized of public utility. Intellectually and practically conceived as a bridge between the two shores of the Mediterranean, its mission is to come towards the difficulties of migrants, refugees and the disadvantaged youth, and to promote employability by setting up socio-educational and professional training centers. Fondation Orient-Occident also works for the protection of diversity, and for the valorisation of all cultures. Nowadays the Foundation is present in several Moroccan cities, namely Rabat, Oujda, Casablanca, Larache, Safi, Youssoufia and Khouribga and in Italy. In addition, the Foundation carries out advocacy work at the international level, particularly in the framework of its participation to global meetings such as the World Economic Forum.

What we do

FOO Morocco

Ever since its establishment in 1994, the Fondation Orient-Occident in Morocco has had the mission to come towards the difficulties ...
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FOO Italy

In 2017, the President of the Fondation Orient-Occident, Yasmina Filali, opened in Italy the Social Cooperative Orient-Occident (Cooperativa Sociale Oriente-Occidente), ...
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World Economic Forum

International advocacy work through the World Economic Forum In 2016, Yasmina Filali, president and founder of the Fondation Orient-Occident, received ...
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News & Events

Awareness raising and exchange workshop at the school “New Generation”, in Nador, for the youth aged 15-18 – photogallery

As part of the project Youth Initiative Fund (YIF) funded by the UNHCR, the Fondation Orient-Occident, the High Commissioner for Refugees and the association  “Vivre Ensemble” organized in collaboration with the association Thisghnas (ASTICUDE), on June 27, 2019, an awareness raising and exchange workshop in Nador for students aged 15 to 18 from the center

Migrants du Monde: recapping the highlights of the past months

“Migrants du Monde”, brand of the sewing and embroidery workshop set up since 2010 at the Fondation Orient-Occident, is one of the main activities of the Foundation for the integration of migrant and refugee women into Moroccan society. Here, vulnerable women, migrant and refugee, as well as Moroccan women have the opportunity to share their