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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LOGISMED Training Activities

In December 2013 the project LOGISMED Training Activities (LOGISMED-TA) entered its implementation phase. The UfM Secretariat will now assume monitoring duties, as foreseen in the project lifecycle of the UfM Secretariat. The project was launched in Barcelona in June 2013. LOGISMED-TA is promoted by the European Investment Bank and funded by the European Commission and the Deauville Partnership Fund. It ...

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Women’s rights – a look at how Europe’s media treats the issue

Coinciding with celebrations of the Tunisian revolution, the constituent assembly in Tunis has reconfirmed in the constitution the principle of equality between men and women.France 2 Men and women in Saudi Arabia is a completely different story. The rights of women here are very limited. Swiss SRF1. In Afghanistan, the withdrawal of foreign troops has seen a rise in brutality against ...

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Outcomes and prospects of the Istanbul-Marrakech process

We are pleased to publish the main outcomes of the “Euromed Civil Forum” focused on “Gender Equality”, which has been held in Brussels on the 3 and 4 September 2013 At the initiative of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) and the Euro- Mediterranean Non-Governmental Platform (ENGP), and in partnership with the European Feminist Initiative (IFE-EFI), 85 organisations met in Brussels ...

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North Africa: Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

More news from IEMed website! Look at their website The new Islamic political actors in North Africa, along with international Islamic financial institutions, are participating from today in Barcelona in the conference “Economic Agendas of Islamic Actors”, organised by the IEMed. The objective of the conference is to explore the policies with which to guarantee a successful economic transition ...

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Algeria cinema at the IEMed on the 50th anniversary of its independence!

News from our IEMed partner in Algeria! Go to Algeria has been the subject of two cinema and debate sessions at the IEMed on the 50th anniversary of its independence. Today, there was a screening of the documentary Ils ont rejoint le front (Algeria, 2012) about the Algerians of European origin who joined the independence cause. Next, the history ...

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