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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

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. 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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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 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. 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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Advocacy Trip with PWWSD, Geneva, September 2018

On the occasion of the 39th United Nations Human Rights Council, Euromed Feminist Initiative (EFI) and Palestinian Working Women Society for Development (PWWSD) organised a three days lobby trip to inform about the opened practices of apartheid against the Palestinian people and the ongoing violence faced by women and girls.

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Latest Publications

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

10 Oct 2018
Euromed Feminist Initiative has provided since 2015 a platform for sustainable discussion between women’s rights organizations, legislators and political decision-makers in order to further gender equality and women’s rights policy-making across the...

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IFE-EFI Statement on Israel's New Discriminatory Nationality Law

13 Aug 2018
The Israeli Knesset approved on the 9th of July the Nationality Law with the majority stipulating that Israel is the Jewish people homeland. It is stating that the right to self-determination in the Israeli State is merely limited to Jews. It...

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Feminist Policy Forum Statement on the Occupation of Palestine

31 Jul 2018
The Feminist Policy Forum supports the Freedom Flotilla, with an active presence on the boats and from the perspective that gives us the first-hand knowledge of what is happening with the ships of "Women on their way to Gaza, Flotilla de la...

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