12/05/2009

Midi de la Méditerranée – The Euromed for gender equality – An innovative approach to regional cooperation Euro-Mediterranean

The seventh « Midi de la Méditerranée » was an opportunity to meet Judith Neisse, an active figure in the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. Her speech was intended to introduce her occupation and her current concern: the program to improve equality between men and women in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

This program is a first of its kind and offers many innovative aspects concerning the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. Its mains partners are the governments in the purpose to improve the feeling of ownership among the partners in the southern and eastern Mediterranean. the program does not work on a grant giving scheme, but well by making expertise available on the gender issue and operating according to the degree of voluntarism of the South and East Mediterranean countries, which are the primary beneficiaries of it.

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