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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

The Participation of the CSTF Coordinator at the UN Security Council Meeting on INAP 1325

On 8 August, Ms. Suzan Aref the Coordinator of the CSTF 1325 attended the UN Security Council meeting and briefed the Security Council on the implementation of the NAP 1325 in Iraq.

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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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Latest Publications

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

13 Aug 2018
The Israeli Knesset approved on the 9th of July the National 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 also...

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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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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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