ECFOLI – Eco for Life

ECFOLI is a Media Education and Information literacy project in the Mediterranean region. Youth and adults from Cyprus, Palestine, Marocco, Portugal and France will foster conflict resolution strategies through the lens of common cultural heritage.

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ECFOLI is a Media Education and Information literacy project, developing between April 2015 and February 2017, which aims to empower youth in conflict local situations to be active citizens, responsible media consumers and media content creators in a participatory society. ECFOLI also aims to promote peace by implementing MIL through the lens of cultural heritage.

Other objectives of ECFOLI are: the creation of different and interacting media products which illustrate and bring alive common cultural heritages; the building of long-lasting friendship and true dialogue between communities; the fostering of conflict resolution strategies by taking ownership of their common culture heritage, brought alive in today’s digital world.

Team and partners

Katherine Kotsireas, Orestis Tringides, Nathalie Konyalian
Cyprus Community Media Centre
Bérangère Blondeau
Children & Youth Film Festival of Cyprus
Osman Elkovan
Cyprus International University
Divina Frau-Meigs
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France
Khadija Ramram
Citizenship Forum, Morocco
Bader Alhudhud
Partners for Sustainable Development, Palestine
Ana Cunha
Lusófona University, Portugal
Conceição Costa
Lusófona University, Portugal
José Rogado
Lusófona University, Portugal
Sara Henriques
Lusófona University, Portugal
Tiago Loureiro
Lusófona University, Portugal
Carla Sousa
Lusófona University

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Institutional Membership


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