On 18 May 2016, the Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI held the national roundtable discussion on “Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conclusions on Women’s Role in Society Promoting Gender Equality Strategies and Policies: Priorities and Opportunities in Lebanon”, under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Nabil De Freige Minister of State for Administrative Reform. The roundtable, which was organised in the frame of the project “Gender Regional Platform” funded by the European Union, gathered major actors and sought to enhance national cooperation, and consolidate policy dialogue between civil society, State actors and politicians on advancement of women’s rights and gender equality. The discussion followed up on the UfM Ministerial Conclusions (Paris 2013) on strengthening the role of women in society and elaborated recommendations for the process on the preparation for the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on women’s rights.
Source: National News Agency