Altafemina, FEMISE and Institut de la Méditerranée conclude a strategic partnership for women in the Mediterranean 1
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Friday 8 March 2019 Last update on Friday, March 8, 2019 At 3:10 PM

For the International Women’s day, FEMISE and Institut de la Méditerranée announced a new partnership with Altafemina, an association that aims to develop a feminine network of professional and social relations. This new partnership will concern themes ranging from entrepreneurial dynamics carried by women to management bodies or in the media among others.

 

(Press release) The three institutions are committed actors in their efforts to contribute to inclusive development models, to advocate values of diversity and solidarity and are aware of the need to pool resources to act for strengthening women’s engagement in the Mediterranean. This is why Altafemina, FEMISE and Institut de la Méditerranée announce today that they decided to collaborate in the framework of a strategic partnership.

The works of the FEMISE think-tank and of Institut de la Méditerranée show that new models are needed in the Mediterranean to bring about social change, to allow young women to have confidence in themselves, to show the whole society the potential of women and to allow growing accustomed to equality of chances.

For its part, Altafemina is an exemplary organization whose ambition is to develop a diverse network of professional and social relations, in order to propose strong women dynamics. The activities of Altafemina have a real resonance in the territory of the SUD Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region and the association aims to extend its model internationally.

Thus, this partnership aims to create a constructive virtuous circle in the Mediterranean that is displaying an innovative and distinctive stance, allowing for strong and meaningful proposals to emerge. It will focus on themes ranging from entrepreneurial dynamics carried by women, to the status of women in research and innovation, in the environmental economy, in management bodies or in the media. The partners will deploy their cooperation efforts to, amongst other things:

– develop and implement cooperation projects and capacity building programs for women in the EuroMed region, – create, animate and enhance a Mediterranean ecosystem of female entrepreneurship to create a favorable environment for women entrepreneurs in the EuroMed region,

– organize joint events and publications and carry out awareness-raising campaigns in countries around the Mediterranean.

For Altafemina, FEMISE and Institut de la Méditerranée, Women’s Day does not stop on March 8, but takes place every day! All together for strong women dynamics in the Mediterranean!

For more information :

Altafemina : Ms. Samah Ben Dhia, President, contact@altafemina.com, www.altafemina.com

IM / FEMISE : Dr. Constantin Tsakas, General Manager of Institut de la Méditerranée, General Secretary of FEMISE c.tsakas@femise.org ++ 33 (0)4 91 31 51 95 www.femise.org