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Apart from its participation to the Global Democracy Initiative, the European Parliament Former Members Association is quite active in the field of democracy support and commit to put the experience of former Members at the European Parliament's and other associations' disposition. Democracy support does not only apply for the moment of elections. There is a need to act before and after to guarantee optimal conditions.


Conference in Tunis on Green Jobs organised by the Friedrich-Erbert Stiftung

On the 4th June 2015, the Friedrich-Erbert Stiftung organised a conference on "Green Jobs in the MENA region". Gyula Hegyi, FMA Member, participated to a debate on "Strengthening the Legal Framework and Social Acceptance for Green Jobs and Sustainable Growth in the MENA region" along with Jawad Anani, Head of Energy Committee of the Jordanian Senate, Moncef Sellami, Vice-Head of Energy Committee of the Tunisian Parliament, Leyla Bahri, Member of the Tunisian Parliament as well as representatives of Trade Unions (UGTT, ITUC). 

He will come back on his experience in the September 2015 issue of the FMA Bulletin.

For more information, you can read the complete programme.


Conference in Tunis on strengthening the function of parliamentary control organised by the UNDP in collaboration of the European Parliament's OPPD

On the 19th and 20th June 2014, the Office for Promotion of the Parliamentary Democracy, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, organised a conference on strengthening the fonction of parliamentary control, with a focus on executive independant institutions, human rights and fight against corruption.

Martine Roure, FMA Member, participated to the conference along with some Tunisians and Europeans parlamentarians and civil servants. She wrote an  article for the September 2014 issue of the FMA Bulletin.

For more information, you can read the complete programme.