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  • 15/09/2014
    582 65744 1 Local EU Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Democracy "Engaging Youth on Democracy" Local EU Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Democracy "Engaging Youth on Democracy" /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_en.htm 09/15/2014 00:00:00 09/15/2014 00:00:00 09/15/2014 00:00:00 nulldate 2014091500 090126248ca13165 N 090126248ca13165 /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_ar.htm 13346 xml Y /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_en.htm 2 /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_en.htm /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_ar.htm /delegations/yemen/press_corner/all_news/news/2014/20140915_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Local EU Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Democracy "Engaging Youth on Democracy"
  • 14/09/2014
    578 65744 1 _blank Statement by the Spokesperson on the murder of David Haines Statement by the Spokesperson on the murder of David Haines /statements/docs/2014/140914_01_en.pdf 09/14/2014 15:32:00 09/14/2014 15:32:00 09/14/2014 15:32:00 nulldate 2014091415 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c9ec4ba N 090126248c9ec4ba /statements/docs/2014/140914_01_en.pdf 397791 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140914_01_en.pdf 1 /statements/docs/2014/140914_01_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140914_01_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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    570 65744 1 _blank Statement on the formation of the new government in Iraq Statement on the formation of the new government in Iraq /statements/docs/2014/140909_01_en.pdf 09/09/2014 18:18:00 09/09/2014 18:18:00 09/09/2014 18:18:00 nulldate 2014090918 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c9b21ee N 090126248c9b21ee /statements/docs/2014/140909_01_en.pdf 510593 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140909_01_en.pdf 1 /statements/docs/2014/140909_01_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140909_01_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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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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