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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

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

Euromed Feminist Initiative with the support of the European Union and in partnership with Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development (ACT) held a national dialogue “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights” on 10-11 July, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. 

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Reference Group Meeting on ABC for A Gender Sensitive Legislation, Paris, July 2018

 A reference group gathering activists, gender experts and lawyers from Syria, was formed, following the same methodology as the ABC for a gender sensitive constitution. The reference group will guide the writers and help the development of the second ABC, and its first meeting took place on the 4th and the 5th of July 2018 in Paris.

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Partner organisation Musawa opened a new center in Troyes

Musawa opened a new office in Troyes, France. In addition to their projects in Syria and Lebanon, they will start their new projects in France.

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EFI Partcipated in the EU conference on "Europe’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis: delivering effective aid in partnership with the region” , June 2018, Brussels.

Euromed Feminist Initiative participated  in an event hosted by the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis entitled “Europe’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis: delivering effective aid in partnership with the region” on June 19, 2018 in Brussels.

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Latest Publications

IFE-EFI Statement - Presidential elections in Turkey, a feminist perspective

28 Jun 2018
The percentage of women in Turkey’s 600 seats parliament has increased from less than 15% to 17.1%, with a total of 103 seats occupied by women and 497 by men. However, this percentage remains very low, and it is useful to remind here that today in...

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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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