The project “AMINA – Women Leaders in the Governance of Algerian Civil Society” is a cooperation project which aims to strengthen the capacity of Civil Society Organizations as governance actors.

The project refers to the Lot 1 Priority 1 of the call for proposal and intends to develop social dialogue between European CSOs and Algerian CSOs, between State Authorities and Non State Actors, to support women active in Local Authorities and CSOs in Algeria.

Through their experience in the field, the partners have seen the need to strengthen women’s skills and their leadership roles within LAs and CSOs in the Euro-Mediterranean Region.


1. Improving the capacities of local actors through the selection, training and strengthening a public-private female management group (Local Authorities and CSOs) expert in setting up and management of cross-border projects, particularly in the context of community programs and policies for neighbourhood areas, as well as in strategic planning for local development.

2. The improvement of connections and cooperation between local and international actors through the creation and development of a technical assistance network for women’s leadership, specific to the Euro-Mediterranean area, with a seat in Algeria and with the cooperation of Project Partners. This project also aims to make a connection with CSOs in Europe to ensure a permanent exchange of good practices and the sustainability of Algerian CSOs.

The project activities include

Study Research

Conduct a study research to collect the needs and priorities civil society and women in both sides of the Mediterranean Sea.


Strengthen the governance of the Algerian civil society through a “training of trainers” and the transfer of strategic skills to a group of women selected as “intermediate beneficiaries”.


The project proposes the creation of a local network between the AL and the Algerian CSOs and with the connection of the Euro-Mediterranean region to ensure a permanent exchange of good practices and sustainability of Algerian CSOs with participation in the project, partnership and international activity.

Pilot Project

Through a “pilot project”, the project aims to test new skills and promote innovative approaches to stimulate the coordination of the various stakeholders present on the Algerian territory, including local authorities and territorial administrations, social, economic actors, the private sector and civil society.

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Co-Financed by