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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

Suzan Aref, Nada Makki Speaking at the UNSC on Potentials of NAP 1325

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) solutes Ms. Suzan Aref, the coordinator of Iraq CSTF 1325 and Ms. Nada Makki, from the office of the Lebanese Minister of State for Women’s Affairs for their extensive and rich presentation of lessons learned and good practices during the Arria-Formula Meeting of the UNSC on “What’s next for Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in the Middle East and North Africa: 

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Image Theater - Mobile School on Citizenship and Gender Equality Project

The "image theater" is part of the project "Mobile School On Citizenship and Gender Equality" supported by EFI in the framework of the program “Towards sustainable peace and democracy in Syria through strengthening civil society and women’s rights” funded by Sweden.

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Homage to Eva Ohlsson

We are extremely sad to announce that Eva Ohlsson representing the Swedish Acting 4 change organization in our network, died brutally few days ago in cerebral hemorrhage.

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Consultation session on the development of the 2nd Iraq National Action Plan (NAP II) for the implementation of UNSCR 1325

Following the launch of the National Report on the Implementation of  NAP 1325, a consultative meeting “Developing of Second National Action Plan for Implementation in Iraq of UNSCR 1325” took place on the 17th of December 2018 in Baghdad, Iraq. It was organized by the CSTF 1325 and supported by EFI and the UN Women. 

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Latest Publications

Press Release - Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region

17 Feb 2019
Launched in January 1st 2019, EuroMed Feminist Initiative EFI and a consortium of member women´s rights organizations in Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Algeria, Jordan and Egypt started implementing a three-year regional project “Combating...

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Outcomes of the International Conference on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Syria, December 2018

20 Dec 2018
The international conference “Implementation in Syria of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security" took place on the 12-13 December 2018 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beirut. It was organized by the EuroMed...

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Press Release - Country Advisory Committee Meeting in Iraq

19 Dec 2018
The meeting of the Country Advisory Committee of the project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities in Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan”, funded by The European Union Regional Trust...

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Meeting Dr. Barham Salih, President of the Republic of Iraq

17 Dec 2018
EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) and the Cross Sector Task Force (CSTF) Coordinating Committee chaired by Suzan Aref had a meeting with the President of the Republic of Iraq H.E. Dr. Barham Salih on 17 December 2018 at the Presidential Office in...

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