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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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Latest News

Exchange trip in Sweden, October 2018

A delegation of Syrian lawyers and women rights activists have travelled to Stockholm to learn from Sweden experience in developing gender sensitive legislation.

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Outcomes of Civil Society Consultations "Follow up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on Women’ Empowerment"

With the support of the European Union, seven national dialogues were organised from January to July 2018 in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia by the members of Euromed Feminist Initiative. The dialogues gathered civil society and stakeholders, who discussed the Ministerial Conclusions and the Civil Society Declaration and proposed recommendations and follow up mechanisms on national level.

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High-level Consultation Meeting on Developing 2nd NAP 1325, Erbil, October 2018

A high-level consultation meeting “Developing of Second National Action Plan for Implementation in Iraq of UNSCR 1325” was held on 9th of October 2018 in Erbil, Iraq, organized by the Iraq Cross Sector Task Force 1325. This consultation meeting was supported by Euromed Feminist Initiative with the financial support of the embassy of the Netherlands to Iraq.

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High-level Consultation Meeting on the Development of the 2nd National Action Plan, Baghdad, October 2018

A high-level consultation meeting “Developing of second National Action Plan for implementation in Iraq of UNSCR 1325” was held on 3rd of October 2018 in Baghdad, Iraq organized by the Iraq Cross Sector Task Force 1325. This consultation meeting was supported by Euromed Feminist Initiative with the financial support of the embassy of the Netherlands to Iraq.

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Latest Publications

IFE-EFI Statement - Syrian women participation in transitional processes in Syria

08 Nov 2018
EuroMed Feminist Initiative took the opportunity of the 39th session of the Human Rights Council to advocate for women rights and gender equality in Syria. Considering the crucial role of women in building peace, EFI strongly believes that...

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Open Letter - Women’s voices in investigating the disproportionate and indiscriminate use of illegal lethal force in Gaza

05 Nov 2018
An open letter to Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights by The Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD) and the Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI.

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Citizenship, Gender and Democracy Building

22 Oct 2018
The international roundtable "Citizenship, Gender and Democracy Building" was organized by Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI and Syrian League for Citizenship in partnership with the Asfari Institute for Civil Society on the 9-10th of February...

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Press Release

15 Oct 2018
Launched in September 1st 2018, Euromed Feminist Initiative has started implementing a 2 years´ multi-country project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities” . This project is...

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