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Final Declaration of the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society

05.12.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

At the end of the 4th Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society which took place on 27 November 2017 in Cairo, ministers from the 43 Member countries of the UfM agreed on a common agenda focused on four priority areas: raising women’s participation in public life and decision-making; improving women’s economic participation; combating all forms of violence against women and girls; and eliminating gender stereotypes.

The Ministerial Conference was chaired by the Jordanian Minister of Social Development, Hala Lattouf, in the presence of the UfM Secretary General, Fathallah Sijilmassi. It was hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt represented by the President of the National Council for Women, Maya Morsy.


  • Type of publication : Manifesto
  • Author : The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
  • Publishing house : The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 13
  • Language : English, French and Arabic


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Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Department of Gender Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta
Faculty Affiliate, PHRGE, Northeastern College of Law
Actions in the Mediterranean - AIM
Association Voix de Femmes Marocaines
Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development  (ARDD - Legal Aid)
Monia Braham
KAFA (enough) Violence and Exploitation
Equality Unit
Women and Leadership
The Digital Museum of Women  Zatek
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
International Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies: Contemporary Medusa
La Presse
Adina Mocanu
Youth Today Association for Development
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Syria Algad Relief Foundation
Programme d'Appui à la Société Civile (PASC-TUNISIE)
Women'  s Solidarity Fund (WSF)
CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights
Wafaa Ziti
Gender Equality Unit
Development Association ‘Rawafed’
MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights
League for Lebanese Women's Rights (LLWR)
Association BALODIREN
Haute Autorité de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HACA)
The Moroccan Human Rights Forum
Human Development Network
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
Tiro Association for Arts
The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH)

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