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The situation of Women in North Africa – Hearing at EU Parliament

On June 4th the MEP Silvia Costa will debate about the situation of women in North Africa during the Parlamentarian Committee on Women’s rights and Gender Equality. The hearing will be held in Brussels – European Parliament (Room A3G2) – from 15 till 18.30 pm. and will be chaired by Mikael Gustafsson. Rapresentatives of Mediter will also attend the debate. ...

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EU Parliament calls for trade to build democracy in Arab Spring countries

The EU must do more to promote democracy and stability in its southern Mediterranean neighbourhood by boosting mutually-beneficial trade relations in the wake of the Arab Spring, says European Parliament. Efforts should be focused on small businesses as the main drivers of job creation and wealth. In a report on the EU’s trade for change policy in the Southern Mediterranean, adopted ...

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Public Consultation: Your rights, Your future!

The European Commission is working to strengthen European citizens’ rights. In 2010, the European Commission issued the first EU Citizenship Report to inform EU citizens about their rights (you can find it in EuroMediter’s tools). It listed 25 actions to make citizens’ life easier. These actions are well on track. Your views will help the European Commission prepare the next EU Citizenship Report ...

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