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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

Lebanon - Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan meets with EuroMed Feminist initiative and their partners

Lebanon 18 June 2018 – Her Excellency, Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan met the delegation composed of EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), the Office of the Ministry of State for Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth (EEWAY) and the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Lebanon. The delegation included the Executive Director of EFI, Boriana Jonnson, the Country Manager for EFI in Lebanon, Laura El Khoury, the International consultant to the National Gender Observatory, Birgitta Holst Alani, the State Counselor for EEWAY, Maya El Khoury and the Project Manager of the EU Delegation in Lebanon, Roula Abbas.

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Regional Conference - Launching of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls, May 2019, Amman

The Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls was launched on 2-3 May 2019 in Amman, Jordan in the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the EU. 

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Training on “Awareness raising techniques and behaviour change”, April 2019, Lebanon

On the 8th and 9th April 2019, the EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI-IFE) organized a two-day training workshop for Syrian activists on “Awareness raising techniques and behaviour change” at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. This event took place in the framework of the project “Towards Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Syria Through Strengthening Civil Society and Women’s Rights”, funded by Sweden.

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EuroMed Feminist Initiative and its partners conduct Orientation Session for local organizations in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq

In the frame of the multi-county gender project " Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and women in the host communities”, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU “MADAD” Fund, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) in partnership with its partners in Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq/Kurdish Region (KR-I) organized orientation session for the local organizations on the recent call for proposals on “Gender Equality and Social and Legal Change in their communities”. 

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Latest Publications

بيان صحفي - مائدة مستديرة إقليمية للخبراء حول تعزيز المساواة المبنية على النوع الإجتماعي من خلال التعليم، حزيران 2019

20 Jun 2019
في اطار مشروع "مكافحة العنف ضد النساء  في منطقة جنوب البحر الأبيض المتوسط" ، بتمويل من الإتحاد الأوروبي، تم عقد طاولة حوار إقليمية للخبراء حول تعزيز المساواة المبنية على النوع الإجتماعي في 18 حزيران 2019 في بيروت، لبنان. جمعت المائدة المستديرة...

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EFI Statement - International Refugee Day

20 Jun 2019
EuroMed Feminist Initiative joins other actors from the civil society to pay a tribute to the millions of refugees who have been forced to leave their homes and countries, fleeing war, occupation and various forms of persecution. EFI remains...

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Press Release - Regional Experts Roundtable on Combating Discrimination Against Women (VAW) in Legislation, June 2019

20 Jun 2019
In the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, the EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) organized on 17 June 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon, a regional experts roundtable “...

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Press Release - Regional Experts Roundtable on Promoting Gender Equality Through Education, June 2019

20 Jun 2019
In the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the EU, a Regional Experts Roundtable “Promoting Gender Equality Through Education” was held on 18 June 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon. The...

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