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



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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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 works to consolidate a social and cultural connection between the Western and Eastern realities of the Mediterranean region, ...
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World Economic Forum

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

February newsletter

Discover the highlights of the past month: so much has been going on with the participation of the Foundation in one of the most prestigious meetings in the world! To stay tuned, get to know about our new activities and upcoming events, download our February newsletter here.

Launch of Migrants du Monde in Italy, on the 3rd of January at Palazzo Turrisi, Lecce

Integration between different cultures begins with women: in all societies they are dedicated to preserving tradition and building “bridges” with other communities. The 3rd of January at Palazzo Turrisi Palumbo in the presence of the mayor Carlo Salvemini, with a parade of young models from different countries, there has been the launch of the atelier