December 2017

5 Days of meeting and exchange with sub-Saharan minors at the Fondation Orient-Occident

5 Days of exchange through several workshops and ateliers have been organized by American students from the Moroccan Center of Arabic Studies. The project intends to involve students from the school together with sub-saharan minors in several activities in order to create a point of encounter and a dialogue between these diverse cultures. The week

Migrants Intercultural Week at the Fondation Orient-Occident (14th-20th December)

In occasion to the International Migrants Day, the Fondation Orient-Occident has orgaized the “Migrants Intercultural Week” at the Center of Rabat. During this week, several workshops and activities are organized: music and theatrical performances, photographic expositions, artistic corporeal exhibitions, cooking workshops and debates. The youngests are also welcome, with activities entirely devoted to the development

Fondation Orient-Occident stands for the “16-Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign

Fondation Orient-Occident participated to the “16-Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign, through the organization, in partnership with UNHCR, of sensitization workshops against sexual and gender-based violence against women, in various FOO centers, namely Rabat, Casablanca, Oujda, Fez and Tangiers. The workshops have seen the participation of arab-speaking Refugees and Refugees coming from sub-Saharan Africa.

Yasmina Filali, President of the Fondation Orient-Occident, panelist at the Opening Plenary of the UNHCR’s 10th High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges (12-13 December 2017)

English – On the 12 of December 2017, at the United Nations Palais in Geneva, Yasmina Filali, President of the Fondation Orient-Occident, addressed the Delegations of the Member States at the inaugural session, with an intervention on the topic: “Morocco can be regarded as an example in terms of integration of refugees”. After recalling the New

Refugee children participate to the “Tolerance Ambassadors Forum” organized by the Ministry of Youth & Sport in partnership with UNICEF

Funded by the Embassy of Japan, the “Tolerance Ambassadors Forum”, brought together children and adolescents from various reception centers and structures of support, the youth in difficult situation, or under supervision regime. The event took place at the Al Masbahiyat Sports and Recreation Center in Mohammedia between November the 11th and 18th (2017), days that coincided