National Dialogue on “Following up on the 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on women’s rights”, Jordan, May 2018

08 May 2018
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The national dialogue under the patronage of Minister of Social Development H.E. Hala Lattouf, and with the support of the European Union, took place on 7 – 8 May 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Click here to read the press release. It was organized in partnership between Euromed Feminist Initiative (EFI), Arab Women Organization of Jordan (AWO) and the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD). 

During the first day, around 100 representatives from CSOs and CBOs from Amman and governorates, gathered in a national forum at the Landmark hotel in Amman and opened a discussion on a civil society follow up mechanism for the implementation of the Declaration from the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on women’s rights (November 2017, Cairo) and the Declaration of the Civil Society Conference that Euromed Feminist Initiative organised with the support of the EU (23-24/11/2017, Cairo).

The national dialogue on the 8th of May was hosted by the Minister of Social Development and took place at the Ministry. It gathered representatives of Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Youth, Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordanian National Commission for Women, representatives Municipalities and Local Councils as well as representatives of women’s rights organizations, lawyers, academics, gender experts and journalists.

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