MAJALAT Neighborhood South Policy Seminar - 20-21 September 2018 - En & Fr
  • MAJALAT Neighborhood South Policy Seminar - 20-21 September 2018 - En & Fr


The Regional Conference for “Majalat” on Southern Neighbourhood Policies was held on 20 and 21 September 2018 at the Geneva Amman Hotel in the presence of 100 representatives of civil society organizations in the South, including representatives of workers syndicates, social movements, youth and women’s organizations, and human rights and development organizations that are engaged in political dialogue with the European Union.

The conference was the occasion to launch the program (Majalat),  which is an initiative aimed at creating a space for constructive meetings and dialogues between civil society organizations, workers  syndicates, social movements and academics  from both sides of the Mediterranean and the European Union in a way that contributes in influencing the latter's visions and policies towards the  region. The initiative was created by six civil society networks from the Euro-Mediterranean region: the Arab Network for Development (NGO), the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Human Rights, the Arb Trade Union Confederation (ATUC), Solidar, the French Euro-Mediterranean Network and the Moroccan Alternatives Forum, based on the results of previous dialogues with the EU. “Majalat” opens the dialogue on the following key themes: good governance, economic development, social dialogue, migration and security, countering violence, social and climate justice, and their impact on youth and women.


Le premier séminaire politique régional du Voisinage Sud de « MAJALAT » a été organisé le 20 et 21 Septembre 2018 à Hôtel Geneva à Amman. Il a rassemblé 100 représentants d’organisations de la société civile du Sud  qui seront engagés dans un dialogue politique avec l’Union européenne ;y compris des représentants des syndicats, des mouvements sociaux, des organisations de jeunes, de femmes et féministes ainsi que des organisations de défense des droits de l’homme et certaines de développement.

Le séminaire était une opportunité pour lancer le projet « MAJALAT », une initiative visant la création d’un espace de rencontre et de dialogue constructif entre l’Union Européenne et  des organisations de la société civile, des syndicaux, des mouvements sociaux et des universitaires des deux rives de la Méditerranée; afin d’influer sur la vision et les politiques de l’UE envers la région du Voisinage Sud. Cette initiative a été créé par six réseaux de la société civile de la région Euro-méditerranéenne ( Arab NGO Network for Development, Réseau EuroMed Droits, Arab Trade Union Confédération, SOLIDAR, Réseau Euromed France et le Forum des Alternatives Maroc) suite aux résultats des dialogues précédents avec l’Union Européenne. MAJALAT permet d’approfondir le débat sur les thèmes prioritaires relatifs au partenariat de la région avec l’Union : La bonne gouvernance, les politiques économiques et le dialogue social, la migration et la mobilité, la sécurité et la justice climatique tout en accentuant sur l’impact sur les jeunes et le genre.


English Agenda                                                                           French Agenda


En-Outcome Document                                                              FrOutcome Document










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