Euro-Mediterranean news

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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NICEF and UN Women launch new electronic resource center on Equity, Human Rights and Gender Equality-sensitive evaluations in

UNICEF and UN Women have launched of a new free electronic resource center on Equity, Gender Equality and Human Rights responsive evaluation available at Through the resource center, users can access selected material on how to design and manage Equity-focused and Gender Equality and Human Rights responsive evaluations, as well as training opportunities and communities of practice. The resource ...

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“Revolution vs Revolution”, a collective thematic exhibition hosted by the Beirut Art Center

The “Beirut Art Center” organize an exhibition exploring other junctures from the last fifty years that have led to radical changes, such as revolutions, the rise and fall of regimes and ideologies, as well as social and political movements whose effects were felt around the world and to this day. This includes important movements like the Iranian Revolution of 1979, ...

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