Increasing Gender Equality in MoDs and AFs through small-scale projects

At the request of Ministries of Defence (MoD) in the Western Balkans, SEESAC supported 4 small scale projects in 2019 within the second phase of the project Strengthening of Regional Cooperation on Gender Mainstreaming in Security Sector ...

Increasing capacities of the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro to prevent and respond to gender-based discrimination

Budva, 3-4 December 2019. Fifteen (15) members of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Armed Forces of Montenegro participated in the two-day seminar Gender Equality and Gender-based Violence, Sexual Violence and Violence against Women, ...

Full Integration of Women in the Armed Forces requires Gender Responsive Human Resources Policies

Sarajevo, 27-28 November 2019. Nineteen (19) representatives of the Human Resources Departments in the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia participated ...

Increased Capacity of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro to conduct surveys

Podgorica, 21-22 November 2019. Nine members of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Armed Forces of Montenegro participated in the training for conducting gender sensitive research of employees’ job satisfaction, held by UNDP SEESAC at ...

Gender Equality Mechanisms in the MoDs and AFs in the Western Balkans Boosting Gender Equality in the Military

Skopje, 12-13 November 2019 Twenty-two (22) representatives of the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of North Macedonia participated in the 11th Regional Meeting ...

Persons of Trust in the Ministry of Defense and Serbian Armed Forces preparing for their leading role as gender equality mechanism

  Zlatibor, 31 October – 1 November 2019 Eighteen Persons of Trust in charge of providing primary peer support in cases of gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse participated in the Capacity building Workshop, held by ...

Women’s participation in Security Sector Reform is a Value in its Own

The panel discussion “Promoting inclusion of Women in crisis management missions”, co-organized by UNDP SEESAC and the Slovak OSCE Chairmanship at the Belgrade Security Forum on 17 October 2019 emphasized the necessity for integrating ...

Gender Equality Trainers from the Armed Forces in the Western Balkans Support their Peers in Moldova

Chisinau, 3-4 October 2019   Twenty representatives of the National Army of Moldova successfully completed two-day gender awareness training delivered by Gender Equality Trainers from the Armed Forces (AFs) in the Western Balkans. The ...

Gender Coach Programme for Advancing Gender Equality in the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro

In close cooperation with the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro (MoD), UNDP SEESAC launched the Gender Coach Programme, an innovative approach that enables participants to become leaders in integrating gender into their operations and ...

A joint effort of the Ministries of Defence and Armed Forces in the Western Balkans to develop a regional Manual on combating gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse

Eight representatives from the Ministries of Defence and Armed Forces of BiH, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia met in the first regional meeting of the Working Group to initiate development of the regional Manual on combating gender-based ...