Region: Middle East and North Africa
31 May 2017
Digital Steps fellowship: supporting Syrian innovators
The Digital Steps Fellowship supports Syrian organisations working to promote peaceful values and change perceptions of Syria to gain digital skills that will increase their impact.
10 October 2016
Tales of Transformation: #CreativeCitiesUK
Join us for a series of articles from Egyptian online publishing hub Progrss, digging into the unique DNA of UK creative cities and showcasing their achievements, struggles and future plans. First stop: Edinburgh
8 September 2016
Peacetech in Syria: new research published
A new report from British Council and Build Up considers current peacetech initiatives responding to the Syrian crisis as well as options for future work using technology for peace building and development
6 December 2015
Join the conversation - @HUBinaBOX now open!
An intensive four day workshop in Cairo and a worldwide discussion; we are exploring how to foster thriving and resilient creative communities. We need your voice!
9 November 2015
New research into Peace Technology in the Syrian context
The British Council is looking for an expert to map current peace tech initiatives responding to the Syrian crisis and consider options for future work using technology for peacebuilding and development. [THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS NOW CLOSED]
14 October 2015
New collaborations in Tunisia: A Nobel Peace Prize and Dreams of Dismaland
Our Director, Beatrice Pembroke, writes from Tunis on the social and political power of co-working, and how creative hubs have overcome challenging contexts in the region.
17 May 2015
Culture Shift Dubai - the results!
Sarah Drummond, Director of UK service design agency Snook, reflects on delivering Culture Shift in Dubai, how to run a hack, and how great team work can start with a fightclub!
15 February 2015
Culture Shift: Dubai Dimension
DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 21 MARCH! Based in the UAE? Applications are now open for Culture Shift: Dubai dimension!
27 July 2021
New Report: Informal Economy and Culture in the Global South
We are working in partnership with the Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre to investigate the relationship between the Informal Economy and the Cultural Economy in the Global South.
7 April 2021
Launch Event: Creative Communities Learning Lab
On 28 April we are launching our series of dynamic and accessible online learning modules for creative and cultural professionals around the world.