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Mediterrenean Women’s Fund 2011 photography competition

Mediterrenean Women’s Fund photography competition aims at emphasizing the artistic potential of our region. The 2011 edition ended on December 30 and, after close deliberations, the jury rendered its verdict. The theme, “The Women, Their Revolutions”, was meant to illustrate the diverse revolutionary forms (big and small) women may take to affirm their rights and create new horizons. The democratic struggle ...

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World Water Day 2012

Sufficient good-quality water is key to the health and well-being of humans and ecosystems and an essential ingredient for socio-economic development. It is estimated that fresh water will become an increasingly scarce resource in the coming years. The theme for World Water Day 2012 (March 22nd) is “water and food security”. With 7 billion inhabitants on the planet, and another 2 billion ...

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The female face of farming

It is useful checking the initiative promoted by FAO called the ‘female face of farming’ in order to take a closer look at the story of women in agriculture and investigate why a gender gap in agricolture exists. Women are the backbone of the rural economy, especially in the developing world. Yet they receive only a fraction of the land, credit, ...

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An external budget for 2014-2020 to respect EU commitments and promote shared values

In February 2012 the European Commission adopted budget proposals for its external instruments from 2014-2020. The legal proposals aim to implement the Multiannual Financial Framework presented by the Commission on June 2011, in the area of external action. They are expected to be adopted in 2012. The package will allow the Union to fulfil its responsibility on the global stage: ...

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Supporting mobility of Mediterranean women

The Women”s Mobility Campaign is part of a wider strategy by the Mediterranean Businesswomen and the Women”s Entrepreneurs Organisation. The strategy is developed in order to raise awareness of the business opportunities offered by the Internal Market and to prepare women and women entrepreneur organisations to be an integral part of it. Its main activities are the establishment of a ...

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Med Film Factory: call for applications to the 2nd cycle is now open

Initiated by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan, Sud Ecriture, Tunisia and the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, Ireland and co-financed by the Euromed Audiovisual Programme of the European Union, Med Film Factory is an advanced training programme, aimed at semi-professional teams of Arab film directors and producers from the MENA region. Med Film Factory offers them the opportunity ...

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