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Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on “Strengthening the Role of Women in Society”

The Third Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society took place on 11 and 12 September 2013 in Paris, gathering Ministers in charge of women affairs and gender equality from the 43 UfM Member States. The topic covered by the conference were: 1) Equal rights of women and men to participate in the ...

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Women Deliver 2013 – Registration are now open!

Early bird registration for Women Deliver’s third global conference opens on June 1st 2012. It will take place on May 28, 29, and 30 in Kuala Lumpur. Women Deliver 2013 is expected to be the largest conference of the decade to focus on the health and empowerment of girls and women, featuring world-renowned speakers, a Ministers and Parliamentarians Forum, over 100 breakout ...

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World No Tobacco Day 2012

EuroMediter is pleased to adhere to the World No Tobacco Day 2012! The iniative is observed around the world every year on May 31st. It is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe. The day is further intended to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health ...

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Africa Water Week 2012

The 4th Africa Water Week, hosted by Egypt from 14th till 18th May 2012, comes at a time that greater attention is being focused on the nexus between water and growth and development, hence the decision to call back attention on how far the continent has exploited water resources to grow Africa’s economies given the sectoral linkages with agriculture, energy, ...

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ILO World of Work Report 2012

The ILO launches its annual report “World of Work Report 2012: Better Jobs for a Better Economy”. The new study examines the performance of different countries since the start of the global crisis through the prism of the quantity and quality of jobs. In particular, the report states women and youth are disproportionately affected by unemployment and job precariousness. For ...

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Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment & Social Protection

A paper entitled “Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment & Social Protection” has been published by United Nations – Research Institute for Social Development. It reviews evidence on how key aspects of globalization processes have impacted the real economy, in terms of employment and social conditions of work for women and men across a wide range of countries. This paper was ...

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