D-Jil
D-Jil

Goals

Contribute to citizen-led involvement in society and young people’s autonomy in 9 countries in the Arab world by the use of online media.
2,5 M
53months
9Countries
20Supported Projects

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Focused studies in the Arab world show that young people want to play a more active role in the media. They are turning increasingly to social and online media, which offer them greater opportunities for interaction and content publication.

D-Jil aims at providing young people in the Arab world enhanced access to information, a broader grounding in media topics and increased political and citizen-led involvement in society. D-Jil is run by a consortium of partners with the following members: Samir Kassir Foundation (Liban), IREX Europe (France), FMAS (Morocco) et Leaders of Tomorrow (Jordan) and is co-funded by the European Union.

D-Jil is designed for those developing digital news content of interest to young people (particularly young women) and those wishing to enhance their skills by consolidating their working methods, enriching their content and providing new technical skills.

Verbatim
“If I had a magic wand, I would suppress all commercial and political media to keep only the media that work for citizen!”
Samira Dehri, Algerian beneficiary of D-Jil

Project beneficiaries

- Applicants developing digital news content (bloggers' or citizen-journalist groups, online radio stations, online media, information platforms, etc.)
- Traditional private media making the transition to digital (radio and TV stations, printed media, press agencies, etc.)
- Associations and NGOs already active in the promotion of the media, cultural centres, or civil-society organisations keen to develop a higher online profile, all targeting young people.

Project manager
Sarah Filali

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"Exchange" of good practices

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RT @CFImedias: 🔵 Dernier rendez-vous pour #DJilMedia 🇱🇧 La conférence de clôture du projet D-Jil s’est tenue début juillet à Beyrouth. L’occasion de dresser le bilan de quatre années de soutien aux médias numériques dédiés à la jeunesse du monde arabe. 👉 https://t.co/Q3L2JCH4qe#CFImédiashttps://t.co/d3rmlsNPdG
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