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Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI

Euromed Feminist Initiative EFI is a policy network that encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination.

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National Roundtable "Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights", May 2018, Lebanon

A national roundtable under the patronage of Minister of State for Women’s Affairs H.E. Jean Ogasapian and with the support of the European Union took place on the 23rd of May 2018 in Beirut. It was organised by the Euromed Feminist Initiative and its members in Lebanon, the Lebanese Women’s Democratic Gathering and Association Najdeh

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National Dialogue on “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights”, Algeria, May 2018

With the support of the European Union, a national dialogue “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights” took place on the 10th of May 2018 in Hotel Lamaraz, Algeria. It was organised by the Information Center on the Rights of Women and Children (CIDDEF) in partnership with the Euromed Feminist Initiative.

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National Dialogue on “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights”, Palestine, May 2018

With the support of the European Union, Euromed Feminist Initiative represented by its members in Palestine; the Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees and the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development organized a national dialogue on the 8th and 9th of May 2018 in Ramallah. 

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Training Workshop “Gender Equality: From Theory to Practice for Democratic Transition in Syria”, Lebanon, May 2018

Euromed Feminist Initiative organised a training workshop “Gender Equality: From Theory to Practice for Democratic Transition in Syria” for a group of 21 Syrian lawyers on 8-12 May 2018 in Lebanon under the framework of the program" Towards Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Syria Through Strengthening Civil Society and Women's Rights", funded by Sweden.

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Latest Publications

IFE-EFI Statement - Euromed Feminist Initiative Condemns U.S. Withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

21 Jun 2018
Unsurprisingly, and after pulling out of UNESCO, Washington has decided to withdraw of the UN Human Rights Council. This latest announcement made on Tuesday the 19th of June by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, resonated as another...

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PWWSD Statement - Al Naksa

11 Jun 2018
Al Naksa (5th of June 1967) marks the second illegitimate forcible displacement of Palestinians after Al Nakba (15th of May 1948) which was the first dreadful landmark of not only the expulsion of around 85% of Palestinians from their homes, but...

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Press Release - National Roundtable “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on Women’s Rights”, Lebanon, May 2018

28 May 2018
The National Roundtable on the Follow-up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on Women's Rights took place in Beirut, on the 23rd of May 2018, under the patronage of the Minister of State for Women’s Affairs Jean Ogasapian, and with the support of the...

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IFE-EFI Statement - Justice for the Palestinian people

28 May 2018
The 14th of May has been the biggest one-day death toll since Israel’s 2014 invasion of Gaza: at least 60 Palestinians were killed and more than 2,700 injured as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas, and firebombs at civilian protestors...

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