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.

What we do


World Economic Forum

Advocacy work through the World Economic Forum Yasmina Filali, president of the Fondation Orient-Occident, receives the prize for "Social Entrepreneurship" ...
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The Fondation Orient-Occident works to consolidate a social and cultural connection between the Western and Eastern realities of the Mediterranean ...
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Community development

Morocco, along with most other countries in the MENA region, faces enormous challenges, both in terms of high unemployment rates ...
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Fondation Orient-Occident is a point of encounter between the multiple realities existing across the shores of the Mediterranean: it creates ...
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News & Events

1-2 November 2018: two days of activities in the city of Tanger in the framework of the “Youth Initiative Fund (YIF)” project

As part of the “Youth Initiative Fund (YIF)” project funded by UNHCR, in partnership with the Young Refugees Association “Living Together” and the Foundation Orient-Occident, and in collaboration with the Moroccan Organization for Human Rights, a second activity was organized in Tangier over two days: the 1st and  the 2nd of November 2018. The first