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The Power of the Women's Voice in Local Governance in Morocco

August 31, 2016

Gender Concerns will facilitate a meeting with female counsellors in Casablanca, Morocco. The aim of the consultation is to enhance women’s democratic inclusion, as well as to introduce the Network رائداتلحوكمةالشأنالمحلي or ‘Pan-Union Women for Good Local Governance.’

The GEOM program is developed in partnership with CNDH and is supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Morocco.

We will keep you up to date with our latest developments about the date and information of this historic event.

Interactive Consultation and Workshop in Tanger, Morocco

June 30, 2016

On the 30th June, an interactive consultation and workshop was held with female councillors in Tangier, Morocco. Gender Concerns International observed all three rounds of the 2015 Moroccan elections under the GEOM program and establishes partnerships with major civil society, women’s organizations and political representatives by facilitating various consultations and networks. The consultation aims to facilitate and strengthen ongoing processes of women’s democratic inclusion, female leadership and inclusive democracy. The female councillors come from four different political parties, which raises hope for enhanced linkages and warm cooperation for common goals. Ms. Reem Obeidat with extensive expertise in female leadership and women’s political participation has been invited to lead the workshop. Gender Concerns International’s director, Ms. Sabra Bano has chaired the interactive consultation, and will be meeting with Civil Society Organisations, Women’s Organisations, and representatives of local political parties.

Happening Now: Training and Interactive Consultation in Morocco

June 6, 2016

Gender Concerns International is currently hosting a training and interactive consultations with local councillors in Rabat, Morocco. The Press Conference in which the Final Report of the Gender Election Observation Mission for the 2015 elections is to be presented, will commence in the afternoon. Have a look at the first picture of the already successful event, and expect further updates soon!

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