Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), located within the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, supports efforts to expand political participation, strengthen civil society and the rule of law, empower women and youth, create educational opportunities, and foster economic reform throughout the Middle East and North Africa. In support of these goals, MEPI works with non-governmental organizations, the private sector, and academic institutions, as well as governments.
More information about MEPI can be found at: www.mepi.state.gov.
Information on MEPI's Regional Office in Tunis can be found at: www.medregion.mepi.state.gov.
Previous MEPI Programs
- 2013 MEPI Student Leaders Program - Deadline: February 18, 2013
- U.S. Promotes Programs to Help Eliminate Violence Against Women
- 2013 MEPI Leaders for Democracy Fellowships - Deadline November 23, 2012
- Civic Education and Leadership Fellowship (CELF) Program - Deadline May 14, 2012
- 2012 MEPI Student Leaders Program - Deadline February 13, 2012
- Announcement: MEPI 2011 Local Grants Program in Lebanon
- Civic Education & Leadership Fellowship (CELF) Program – Deadline April 30, 2010
- MEPI 2010 Youth Summer Leadership Institute – Deadline February 1, 2010
- Women in Law Program Website Launch
- MEPI Announces 2009 Legal and Business Fellowship Program - Deadline December 18, 2008
- WILpower/Women in Law Project: Request for Applications
- Fellowship Opportunity for a New Generation of Reform Leaders
- MEPI Announces $1.8 Million Program to Support Women Leaders in the Middle East
- Request for Applications (RFA): 2008 U.S.-Middle East University Partnerships Program
- New MEPI Democracy Opportunity: 2008 Women Political Leaders Program
- New MEPI Education opportunity: 2008 MEPI Student Leaders Institutes Program
- Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program Seeks Exceptional Business and Civil Society Leaders (August 31, 2007)