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Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI

Was founded in 2003 as a feminist network and formally enlarged to Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI during its General Assembly on 5th Dec 2014. It encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and from Caucasus. As a policy network, Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as full part of democracy and citizenship, for the right of people to self-determination, against militarism, war and occupation.

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Latest News

Once more: Justice for Fidan, Leyla and Sakine

On the 9th of January, in front of the office of The Kurdish Information Center,  a commemorative plaque has been installed to commemorate, Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Doğan et Leyla Söylemez the three Kurdish women activists assassinated 5 years ago in this same place.

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Presentation of the Report: "Comparative Study on Constitutional Processes in the Arab World: A Gender Perspective", 16 Jan 2018, Paris

In collaboration with the Bentham Center - School of Law of Sciences Po, Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI invites you to a conference on Gender and Constitutionalism on January 16th, at Amphithéâtre Érignac, 13 rue de l’Université Paris 75007, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm.

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The Jordanian Council of Ministers adopted NAP1325 on Women, Peace and Security

On Sunday, 3rd of December the Jordanian Council of Ministers approved the final draft of the National Action Plan for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security that aims to promote and advance women’s participation in peacekeeping, peacebuilding activities, and conflict prevention, to protect women from gender-based violence (GBV) and to ensure equal access to relief and recovery assistance, in areas of conflict and insecurity.

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Declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society Conference

The Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society conference took place on 22-23 November 2017 at Samiramis Intercontinental hotel, Egypt. This event was organized by Euromed Feminist Initiative and funded by the European Union. The conference gathered over 130 representatives from 107 women’s rights and human rights organizations and networks as well as gender experts, academia and media from 26 countries.  

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Latest Publications

Geneva Peace Talks, A Gender Perspective

18 Dec 2017
The eighth round of the Geneva peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition parties under the auspices of the United Nations took place from 28 November to 15 December 2017. Only 3 women out of 23 representatives of the...

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Euromed Feminist Initiative Condemns President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

08 Dec 2017
Euromed Feminist Initiative condemns the unilateral decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This dangerous step in the escalating violations of the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on...

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In Cairo, Euro-Med Civil Society Conference Issues Recommendations on Gender Equality Policy Making to the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on Women’s Rights

06 Dec 2017
Press Release -In Cairo, Euro-Med Civil Society Conference Issues Recommendations on Gender Equality Policy Making to the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on Women’s Rights, November 2017

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Declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society Conference

03 Dec 2017
The declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society conference that took place on 22-23 November 2017 in Cairo was handed to the Ministers in the Euro-Med Region during the 4th UfM Ministerial meeting on 27th November 2017 by...

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