National Network

734 Bis, Gran Via Corts Catalanes (4-1)
08013 Barcelona

E-Mail (2)
Mobile Phone
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Gender
  3. Human rights
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Media
  6. Religion
  7. Research
  8. Youth and education
General Information
Euro-Arab is a non-profit organization and a researchers & professionals network, based in Barcelona, the Euro-Mediterranean capital. It aims to develop actions to facilitate the academic and professional integration of Arab and European students, professionals and researchers in Spain. It is an entity engaged with the Arab communities residing in Spain and Europe, and has the following main objectives: - Dissemination of the scientific, economic, social and cultural production. - Participation at the associative and political level in Spain. - Promotion of the Moroccan and Arabic culture. - Participation of young people at the academic and entrepreneurial level. Entity size: 30-50 people Partners/Funding: Barcelona's Council City, Youth Agency-Catalan Government, Private Institutions
Mission and Objectives

We intend to establish solid links between Europe and the Arab world from Barcelona: to create bridges of communication that allow building a plural society that is cohesive; boost the economic, social and human development of the Euro-Arab geographic region; and create a common space of participation of the individuals of the global society.
Our objectives are:
- Encourage debate and dissemination of scientific, social and cultural production.
- Support the professional, academic or associative development of people of European and/or Arab origin in Catalonia.
- Disseminate the Arab culture and the societies of the southern shore of the Mediterranean.
- Promote youth participation and develop their entrepreneurial spirit.
- Create a communication platform, known as Euro-Arab Channel, aimed primarily at Arab communities living in Spain and Europe.

Main Projects / Activities

- EuroArab channel through Youtube to promote diversity in Barcelona.
- Promote political participation of young people from Arab and divers origen.
- Salam Shalom BCN iniciative to promote jews and muslims intercultural gatherings.
- Research of young entrepreneurs of Moroccan origin and their transnational dynamics.
- Awareness events and seminars related to Arab and Mediterranean countries.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Through volunteers and young people from the Mediterranean region who would be interested in doing trainship in the organization.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Specially to have access to a network of entities and organizations that have similar objectives than our organization. This access can lead to further developing transnational iniciatives and exchanges, in order to grow as a new organization mainly made up by young people.

Contact (1) Full Name
Zouhair El Hairan
Job Title
Researcher and Social Entrepreneur
Head of the organisation
Zouhair El Hairan
Contact (2) Full Name
Mohamed Ahsissene
Job Title (2)
Advocate and Political Activist