EU supports Mediterranean legal professionals in combating violence against women

EU supports Mediterranean legal professionals in combating violence against women

04 December 2019
The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP), now open to beneficiaries of the southern Mediterranean region, has developed an online course on combating violence against women and domestic violence. It was launched on 25-26 November in Rabat, Morocco. Organised…
Gaza seaport glowing in Orange

Palestine: Gaza seaport glows in orange marking the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

26 November 2019
The European Union and Sharek Youth Forum, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and Palestinian civil society organisations, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza seaport and fishing boats in orange to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women…
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Jordan: EU Regional Trust Fund helps vulnerable women complete hospitality training

25 November 2019
Seventy Syrian refugee women and vulnerable Jordanian women graduated from an intensive hospitality training programme enhancing their access to the labour market. The training was delivered at the Ammon Applied University College of Hospitality and Tourism Education and provided through a…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum promotes role of women in circular economy and in tech and innovation

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum promotes role of women in circular economy and in tech and innovation

25 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Women Business Forum 2019 took place in Barcelona on 19-21 November within the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress. It convened women entrepreneurs, national women business organizations, international leading organizations and business support…
Stop violence against women

Stop violence against women: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative

25 November 2019
Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, the European Commission and High Representative Federica Mogherini issued the following statement: “Violence against women and girls is violence against the whole humankind, and should have no place in…
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Jordan : EU funds national consultation on developing regional guidelines for women, peace and security agenda

18 November 2019
Responding to the UfM Ministerial Declaration on Women´s Rights (27 Nov 2017, Cairo), EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) with a consortium of nine women’s rights organizations in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia launched a Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for…
"Together Against Violence" winning logo

"Together Against Violence" campaign : EU Delegation to Palestine unveils winning logo

18 November 2019
The EU Delegation to Palestine announced, on Monday 18 November, the winner of the campaign logo competition for the "Together Against Violence" campaign, a 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence joint campaign in Palestine, involving almost 70 national and international partners,…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
EUPOL COPPS

EU supports Palestinian female lawyers

24 October 2019
EUPOL COPPS (the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support) concluded on Tuesday 22 October 2019 the last leadership workshop for Palestinian female lawyers to further enhance their capabilities in commanding key role in the Palestinian Bar Association (PBA). During the session, many…

UfM Women Business Forum

21 October 2019