EU grants economic projects supporting Palestinian, Lebanese young people



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In May 2021, the MoreThanAJob project issued a call for proposals for sub-grants to be awarded to Social Solidarity Economy 'SSE' institutions and entities in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Greece, and Italy to support cooperation between Social and Solidarity Economy actors and Public Administration (PA) actors to support social and labor inclusion of vulnerable groups, with an emphasis on creating jobs and supporting young people and women.


A high standard of proposals was received from several institutions in Lebanon, and after careful evaluation of all applications, MoreThanAJob team announced the 2 winning projects out of 26 projects in Lebanon with the participation of the main (PA) actors in Lebanon.


The first winning project titled" Psychosocial and economic resilience of women in deprived areas" targets vulnerable women and girls from different rural areas who are the most affected by the ongoing aftermath of the political and socio-economic crisis in Lebanon.


The second winning project titled " Carving out a better path forward" intends to address the inequalities present within the Lebanese labour market, particularly in the most deprived areas in Lebanon such as Beirut, Mount Lebanon, and Bekka.


MoreThanAJob project, funded by the European Union within the ENI CBC Med Programme, aims to enforce social ‎inclusion of vulnerable and unemployed populations ‎by applying ‎best practices for more effective collaboration of the social and ‎‎solidarity economy (SSE) actors with the public administration.‎