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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

Double Burden: Palestinian Refugees from Syria, 23rd May 2017, Lebanon

The five years of the Syrian conflict continues with no end. As the armed conflict intensifies across multiple front lines, the widespread disregard for civilian lives continues to result in deepening humanitarian and protection needs with over 4.2 million people who registered as refugees in neighbouring countries and an estimation of 6.5 million are displaced within Syria. 

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Outcomes of the CSW 61 Syrian Women Experts Panel: “Ensuring Women’s Participation in Future Political and Economic Decision-Making in Syria Now”, March 2017, UN Headquarters

The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, from 13 – 24 March 2017. The Permanent Mission of Sweden, in collaboration with Euromed Feminist Initiative and Women’s UN Report Network (WUNRN), co-hosted a panel discussion on “Ensuring Women’s Participation in Future Political and Economic Decision-making in Syria Now”. 

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National Roundtable "From Ministerial Conclusions to Gender Equality Policy Making in the Euro-Med Region", Palestine, April 2017

The national roundtable “From Ministerial Conclusions to Gender Equality Policy Making in the Euro-Med Region”, organised by the Palestinian Working Women Society for Development (PWWSD) and the Federation of Women's Action Committees (PFWAC), in partnership with Euromed Feminist Initiative, and the support of the European Union, took place on 26th of April 2017 at Grand Park Hotel, Ramallah – Occupied Palestine. 

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National Roundtable "From Ministerial Conclusions to Gender Equality Policy Making in the Euro-Med Region", Algeria, April 2017

The national roundtable “From Ministerial Conclusions to Gender Equality Policy Making in the Euro-Med Region”, organized by the Information Center on the Rights of Women and Children (CIDDEF) in partnership with Euromed Feminist Initiative, and the support of the European Union, took place on 25th of April 2017 at hotel Soltane, Algeria.

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Latest Publications

ABC for a Gender Sensitive Constitution

11 May 2017
Handbook for engendering constitution- making, April 2016

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Gender Regional Platform Policy Recommendations

11 May 2017
Gender Regional Platform Policy Recommendations: Strengthening the Status of Women's Rights in the Euro-Med Region, March 2017

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Master plan: Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Iraq

11 May 2017
Master plan: Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Iraq

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Gender Sensitive Constitutional Principles for Syria

11 May 2017
Gender Sensitive Constitutional Principles for Syria: The basis of the constitutional declaration in the transitional period and a foundation for the future permanent constitution in Syria, June 2016

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