Forum Femmes Méditerranée co-organises, together with Adéquations, a workshop entitled: "From Beijing to the Generation Equality Forum: which feminist position on the ecological transition?" in the framework of the first ever International Women’s Rights Forum. The Forum, organised by the CLEF (French Coordination for the European Women’s Lobby) will be held online from Sunday 4 to Wednesday 7 April 2021.
This forum is part of the 25th anniversary of the World Conference on Women, initiated by the UN in Beijing in 1995, and precedes the Generation Equality Forum organised by France, Mexico and the UN set to take place in Paris in June 2021. An intergenerational, public and international event, the International Women’s Rights Forum aims to fight for women’s rights, which have been further undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Founder and President of Forum Femmes Méditerranée (1993), she is Secretary General of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation. General delegate of the French network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, she participated in the elaboration of the Declaration on Gender and Climate of the Mediterranean women gathered in Tangier from 18 to 19 July 2016 during the MEDCOP22
Martine Lévy, a doctor from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, is the Paris Delegate of Forum Femmes Méditerranée, which is a founding member of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation. A feminist activist, she was vice-president of the EWL between 2006 and 2010. Between 2009 and 2013, she was in charge of the areas regarding equal opportunities, then gender equality in the office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of the Interior. She also participated in the French negotiation delegation of the Beijing Platform as author of the report "Women, new balances, cohesion of French society". Martine Lévy is an Officer in the Order of Merit and a Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honour.
FLDDF of Marrakedh Vice-president of the regional office of the Federation of Women’s Rights Leagues Marrakech-Safi. Member of the national office of the FLDF. President of the equality and gender areas at the level of the regional council of the Marrakech-Safi region. Member of the regional human rights commission of the Marrakech-Safi region.
Graduated from Sciences Po Lille in International Relations, she worked for 6 months at the Regional Directorate for Women’s Rights and Equality of the Prefecture of Île-de-France before joining the equality mission of Universcience (Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and Palais de la Découverte). At the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris, she accompanied the implementation of the European project Hypatia, which aimed to encourage young people, and particularly girls, to choose scientific careers. In July 2018, she joined the RAJA-Danièle Marcovici Foundation as project manager. Her main missions are to monitor the associative projects supported by the Foundation, and to promote the cause of women among RAJA Group employees and the general public.
Yveline Nicolas is the coordinator of the association Adéquations, which brings together the issues of gender equality, international solidarity and ecological transition, from both a territorial and international perspective, in the field of studies, training, and support for institutions and civil society actors. As a trainer and creator of educational tools and decision-making aids on gender issues, and host of the documentary website www.adequations.org , Yveline Nicolas is part of an ecofeminist approach, in partnership with numerous networks.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.