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 ...

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia in preparation for the 2nd biannual report on the implementation of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325

Sixteen representatives of the Ministry of Defense and Serbian Armed Forces in charge of monitoring the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) for United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) participated in ...

The Network of Gender Military Trainers in the Western Balkans as a Vehicle for Change

23-24, July, Vršac, Serbia Thirteen Gender Military Trainers from the Ministries of Defence and Armed Forces of the Western Balkans met in Vršac. The MoDs in the Western Balkans are on a long-term mission to make the security sector fit for ...

Increasing capacities of the Armed Forces in the Western Balkans to respond to gender-based discrimination

Regional workshop on combatting gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse, took place on 18 and 19 June 2019 in Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

21 representatives from the Ministries of Defense (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia participated in the Regional Workshop on Combating Gender-based Discrimination, Sexual ...

Pioneers of gender equality

Budva, 28 November During the SALW Commissions Meeting 10, Ermin  Pešto and Mladen Marković - leaders of arms control in Bosnian and Herzegovina and Montenegro were awarded the title of “Pioneers of gender equality” for completing the Gender ...

Gender lenses on - how does it change the impact of firearms control?

Between 18-29 June 2018, the world gathered in New York at the Third Review Conference on the Programme of Action (RevCon3) to set the agenda for how the future of disarmament will look like. SEESAC and the European Union (EU) were present to ...

After a crime: where does gender fit in?

For the last two years, SEESAC has been working with the National Crime Intelligence Centre of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia and the Swedish National Police to set the stage on why gender equality matters in the security ...