Afaemme News

Ms Helena de Felipe Lehtonen, Afaemme's President, represented the EESC at the 4th UfM (Union for the Mediterranean) Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour dedicated to "Jobs, skills and opportunities for all" that took place in Cascais (Portugal) on 2-3 April 2019. Ms Helena de Felipe Lehtonen opened the breakout session on "Working together for better results: mobilizing stakeholders, creating partnerships and synergies on 2 April 2019. In her speech, she stressed the need for policymakers to listen to representatives of civil society.

Date

April 11, 2019

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The European Economic and Social Committee organized a conference on Wednesday to support the competitiveness of SMEs. A competitive and sustainable business environment that encourages businesses to grow, innovate, invest and market: this is what the representatives of European entrepreneurs call on the next European Commission and the Member States. The participants of the European Entrepreneurship Forum in Bucharest agree that it is time for political recognition of SMEs, moving from a "small thinking first" approach at the beginning "act small first".

Date

April 11, 2019

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Congratulations to all woman in the world!! "Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world" Hillary Clinton #empowerment#woman#talent

Date

March 7, 2019

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Collaboration agreement for new programs inter-universities, between Afaemme and EMUI (Euro-Mediterranean University Institute) were signed last February. Afaemme´s President, Mrs. Maria Helena de Felipe and EMUI’s President, Mr. Román Reyes, aims for very active collaboration in the design of programs inter- universities for both companies.

Date

February 10, 2019

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The Deputy Secretary General of the UfM (Union for the Mediterranean), Laurence Pais, and the Head of Sector Gender & Women Empowerment of UfM (Union for the Mediterranean), Fatiha Hassouni, met Afemme's President, Maria Helena de Felipe, to organize the third phase of Young Woman as Job Creator Project. Afaemme is always enhancing women in the Mediterranean Region.

Date

February 3, 2019

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Meeting with the General Secretary of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Ambassador Nasser Kamel, President of Foment del Treball, Mr. Josep Sánchez Llibre and Afaemme´s President, Maria Helena de Felipe for strengthing relations with the Union for the Mediterranean.

Date

January 11, 2019

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Ms Serena Bonfati from @ApidTorino, Afaemme's Member, participate in the Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic & Social Councils 2018 in Turin, on the importance of supporting & encouraging business women in the Mediterranean region to strengthen their entrepreneurial projects & help them achieve their innovative visions. Always encouraging business women in the Mediterranean Region.

Date

December 19, 2018

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Last monday december 3rd, staff from Afaemme attended an interesting seminar. The seminar was about gender equality, and gender issues. We realised that issue attention within politics were treated differently based on gender and on perception the issue resulted as to whether it was identified as “women’s issues”. Interestingly, gender differences decrease for “non-women issues”. Of course there are variables that may impact issue importance, however, it was interesting to see that as a female MP became more senior, the gender differences in issue attention decrease.

Date

December 4, 2018

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