The founding members of EURO-MENA for a long time shared the conviction of the importance of, and the need for the promotion of democracy and good governance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries1 where education and human rights training essential tools in the promotion and strengthening of democratic culture and human rights.
In 2010 EURO-MENA’s founding members decided to launch a structure dedicated to the promotion of human rights and democratic culture in MENA to support this wider purpose. Geneva, the world capital of human rights and humanitarian law, viewed as the ideal locality for this launch. The slogan of EURO-MENA is “freedom, democracy and social justice through education and training in human rights.”
 Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Morocco, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates Yemen.