Accountability, Justice and Space for Civil Society

The space available for civil society organisations working to promote, defend and protect human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region is steadily declining, as is access to justice and accountability for citizens in the region. In Egypt, Algeria, Syria, Turkey, Palestine and Israel, civil society activists are repressed. Human rights organisations are systematically harassed and targeted by the governments. Furthermore, international support to human rights defenders and independent civil society organisations is increasingly criminalised via anti-terrorism laws and administrative obstacles.

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Migration and Asylum

Restrictive migration policies and inadequate legislative protection across the Euromed (and beyond) mean that asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees face unique challenges in adjusting to life in their host countries.

Women's Rights and Gender Justice


EuroMed Rights strives to actively promote the rights of women and women’s participation in public life as well as promoting gender equality in the Euro-Med region.

Democracy and Freedoms

The status of democracy and fundamental freedoms in the Euro-Mediterranean region has continued to backslide or remained at a negative status quo over the past three years.  

Economic and Social Rights

A new regional programme of EuroMed Rights focuses on economic and social rights (ESR), building on our extensive work in Tunisia over the last years. The Network strives to put social justice concerns at the heart of its work.