The UNESCO Maghreb Office launches a call for candidates for the recruitment of a project officer. Supported by the European Union (Medfilm), the Project is to enhance the Image of women in the film industry in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. More precisely, it aims to:
- Promote freedom of expression by encouraging film makers from the region to address gender equality and women's empowerment;
- Promote the role of female film professionals in the region by harnessing an enabling environment to create and express their own concerns;
- Tackle gender-related stereotypes, as well of the image of women in films and promoting understanding, tolerance and cultural diversity.