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    Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/20/2015 14:03:12 02/08/2016 14:03:12 2015022014 090126248e744997 N 090126248e744997 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm 9419 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Meeting of E3/EU+3 Political Directors and Iran on Iran talks
  • 20/02/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry <p>The European Union, the United Nations, the United States and Egypt - the country most directly affected by the terrorist violence and fighting in the area- met yesterday to discuss the situation in Libya in the margins of the Counter Violence Extremism Summit upon impulsion of the EU.</p> 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/08/2016 10:59:43 2015022010 090126248e735336 N 090126248e735336 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 10534 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry
  • 18/02/2015
    Remarks of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the informal Defence Ministers meeting in Riga Remarks of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the informal Defence Ministers meeting in Riga <p>I am happy to be here to chair the Defence Minister's meeting today. I will stay only for a while because afterwards I will be flying to Washington for a meeting on extremist violence and counter-terrorism, where I will have also the chance of speaking with Secretary of State Kerry and some of our Arab partners on the situation in Libya, in particular.</p> 02/18/2015 16:17:14 02/18/2015 16:17:14 02/18/2015 16:17:14 02/06/2016 16:17:14 2015021816 090126248e6b99e2 N 090126248e6b99e2 /statements-eeas/2015/150218_03_en.htm 11407 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150218_03_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150218_03_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150218_03_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Remarks of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the informal Defence Ministers meeting in Riga

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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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