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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Spain

The IEMed talks on the empowerment of women in the Aula med program

Created 29.03.2018

The IEMed talks on the empowerment of women in the Aula med program

The IEMed’s Gender Programme participated in the research seminar of the interuniversity program Aula mediterrània. This seminar brings together each year scholars and students of 14 masters specialized in international relations,...

Research - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Researchers and associations discuss the subject of migrant women

Created 29.03.2018

Researchers and associations discuss the subject of migrant women

During this seminar held in Marseille on February 16, 2018, the discussion focused on the relationship between the academia and the associations and actors in the field. The participants discussed the interaction between research and action:...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation at the 62nd session Commission on the Status of Women

Created 29.03.2018

The Foundation at the 62nd session Commission on the Status of Women

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was held at United Nations (UN) Headquarters from 12 to 23 March 2018 under the theme of the empowerment of women and girls in rural areas. The event was organized by UN Women...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Analyzing women's role in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Created 28.03.2018

Analyzing women's role in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Since the formation of the Ministry of Environment in 1992, Lebanon has ratified several international agreements regarding the preservation of natural resources. For instance, in December 1994, the country adopted the United Nations Framework...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

CEDAW Association launches its annual report on the status of Egyptian women in 2017

Created 27.03.2018

CEDAW Association launches its annual report on the status of Egyptian women in 2017

The CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights launched its annual report on the situation of women in Egypt, especially in 2017, on the occasion of the Egyptian Women’s Day. This report sheds light on the conditions and achievements of...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - - Multi-country

Equal Space project: Training on gender and cultural diversity

Created 27.03.2018

Equal Space project: Training on gender and cultural diversity

The project EQUAL SPACE (2017- 2019) will enable more participation and empowerment of migrant and minorities women by developing trainings for Community Education Facilitators in the field of intersection of gender and diversity. Adult education...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Female Leadership in Algeria

Created 22.03.2018

Female Leadership in Algeria

The Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV) organized in Algiers -with the support of the Dutch Embassy- a forum on women’s leadership and the success stories of women leaders in Algeria who were able to overcome many obstacles and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

Strengthening the constitutional rights of Libyan women

Created 21.03.2018

Strengthening the constitutional rights of Libyan women

Although Libyan women are an integral part of society, their rights in the transitional period have remained inadequate and have faced many forms of violence to intimidate and exclude them from active participation in Libyan society. Therefore, the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Voix d'Ève strengthens the image of leading women in Sidi Bouzid

Created 20.03.2018

Voix d'Ève strengthens the image of leading women in Sidi Bouzid

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018, the association Voix d’Ève organized a regional seminar on the image and role of women leaders in the Sidi Bouzid region (Tunisia). On this occasion the association...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

A campaign by NADRF to highlight the roles of local female leaders in Egypt

Created 15.03.2018

A campaign by NADRF to highlight the roles of local female leaders in Egypt

As part of its mission to highlight the roles of female leaders or individuals who make positive change in their communities, both at the political and social levels, the National Association for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms has recently...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Launch of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

Created 12.03.2018

Launch of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

On March 10, 2018, the Tazghart Association organized a seminar to launch the project of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrance and the formation of a local cluster of gender equality actors in Ifrane region, in...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Egypt

Becoming Leaders: a project to support Egypt's crafts women

Created 28.02.2018

Becoming Leaders: a project to support Egypt's crafts women

The majority of the economic activities in Egypt is concentrated in the North of the Country, especially in big cities such as Cairo and its surrounding areas. The Southern economy is mainly based on agriculture, husbandry and, to a lesser degree,...