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  • 30/01/2015
    Statement by the Spokesperson on Israel's new announcement of settlement tenders Statement by the Spokesperson on Israel's new announcement of settlement tenders <p>Today's announcements of settlement tenders, if implemented, will further undermine the viability of the two-State solution; they are illegal in international law and constitute an obstacle to peace.</p> 01/30/2015 20:18:47 01/30/2015 20:18:47 01/30/2015 20:18:47 01/06/2017 20:18:47 2015013020 090126248e35a22f N 090126248e35a22f /statements-eeas/2015/150130_04_en.htm 9534 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150130_04_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150130_04_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150130_04_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by the Spokesperson on Israel's new announcement of settlement tenders
  • 30/01/2015
    Statement of the High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini on the terrorist attacks in Northern Sinai, Egypt Statement of the High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini on the terrorist attacks in Northern Sinai, Egypt <p>Yesterday's terrorist attacks in the Northern Sinai region of Egypt have resulted in the death of over 29 people, the wounding of many and the destruction of state infrastructure.</p> 01/30/2015 12:00:01 01/30/2015 12:00:01 01/30/2015 12:00:01 01/06/2017 12:00:01 2015013012 090126248e343bfd N 090126248e343bfd /statements-eeas/2015/150130_02_en.htm 9803 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150130_02_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150130_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150130_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement of the High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini on the terrorist attacks in Northern Sinai, Egypt
  • 28/01/2015
    Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest attacks on the Lebanese-Israeli border Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest attacks on the Lebanese-Israeli border <p>Today's attacks on the Lebanese-Israeli border are undermining the cessation of hostilities established by UNSC Resolution 1701 and the peacebuilding efforts along the Blue Line.</p> 01/28/2015 19:52:59 01/28/2015 19:52:59 01/28/2015 19:52:59 01/04/2017 19:52:59 2015012819 090126248e2eed7c N 090126248e2eed7c /statements-eeas/2015/150128_03_en.htm 10003 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150128_03_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150128_03_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150128_03_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest attacks on the Lebanese-Israeli border

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Guidelines for the improvement of women’s status and situation in the Euro-Mediterranean area were developed by the inclusion of specific recommendations in the Five-year work plan pdf - 47 KB [47 KB]  adopted at the Barcelona Summit of Heads of State and Government, in November 2005.

Second Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society - 11-12 November 2009

A second Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the role of women in society took place in Marrakesh on 11-12 November 2009. The Marrakesh Conference enabled the partners of the Union for the Mediterranean to reaffirm their commitment to the Istanbul Conclusions and the Common Framework of Action 2006-2011, to evaluate progress achieved since its setting up and to learn the lessons of this first experience. Ministers also reviewed common actions initiated since the 1st Ministerial Conference and exchanged views on the ways and means of implementation of their common political will through actions at national, sub-regional and regional levels, targeted towards improving women's status, strengthening the role of women in political, civil, social, economic and cultural life, and combating all forms of discrimination against women and girls. see: Conclusions pdf - 120 KB [120 KB] français (fr)

First Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society - November 2006

Euro-Mediterranean Ministers stress that equal participation of women and men in all spheres of life is a crucial element of democracy. To this end, a Ministerial Conference on “Strengthening the Role of Women in Society” pdf - 103 KB [103 KB] at Euro-Mediterranean level was held in Istanbul in November 2006. The Istanbul conclusions include a five year work plan and a follow-up mechanism.

The main three topics of the conference were:

1) Women’s rights as a guarantee of human rights and deepening democracy;
2) Women’s access to education and employment;
3) The role of culture and the media as key-instruments for changing perceptions of gender.

The Ministerial Conference was prepared during a Conference in Rabat (Morocco) in June 2006, which included government, civil society, academic and media responsible for gender issues from the Euromed region. This preparatory debate was prepared by research and analysis undertaken by three leading Euro-Mediterranean institutes. Research papers from EuroMeSCo , Femise , and the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures helped the discussions in Rabat. The research papers of these three institutes are available on line:

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