Head of SEESAC
Bojana Balon oversees all the UNDP SEESAC projects and is responsible for the long-term, strategic planning of the initiative. Bojana used to be in charge of the day-to-day management of the SEESAC portfolio. Previously, she coordinated SEESAC's activities related to gender mainstreaming in the security sector, including both the Women Police Officers Network in SEE (WPON) and the Gender Equality in the Military project, which she helped develop. She initially joined SEESAC in July 2010 as Project Officer, working mostly on the implementation of the WPON – Support to Gender Mainstreaming in Policing Practices in South East Europe project. Bojana earned her Master’s degree in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Prior to joining UNDP in Serbia in 2008, Bojana worked for the General Police Directorate in Ljubljana and the OSCE Mission to Serbia.