The Ministry of Defence of North Macedonia Prepares for the Evaluation of the second National Action Plan for the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 – Women, Peace, and Security

Two-day training for monitoring and evaluation of the Second National Action Plan (NAP) for the Implementation of Resolution 1325 - Women, Peace and Security (2020-2025) for the Ministry of Defence ...

SEESAC Celebrates 20 Years of Working in South-East Europe for a #SAFERREGION

On 8 May 2022, SEESAC celebrated 20 years of unwavering commitment to strengthening the capacities of stakeholders in South-East Europe to control and reduce the proliferation and misuse of small arms ...

Ministries of Defence and the Armed Forces in the Western Balkans reaffirmed their commitment to regional cooperation on integrating gender perspective into defence policy

12-13 April 2022 The 14th Regional Meeting of the Gender Equality Mechanisms (GEMs) in the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and the Armed Forces (AFs) in the Western Balkans was held in Skopje on 12 ...

More Than Two Thousand Young Women and Men in the Western Balkans participated in the Regional Perception Survey on Career Choices

March 2022 In 2021, UNDP SEESAC conducted the Regional Online Perception Survey in the Western Balkans, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Republic of North Macedonia, and the ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans committed to Combat Gender-Based Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Abuse

In December 2021, Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans launched the regional Handbook on Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Abuse in the ...

The representation of women in defence is increasing – the regional survey on the position of women in the Armed Forces in the Western Balkans confirms

In December 2021,  Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) in the Western Balkans launched the 2nd regional Study on the Position of Women in the Armed Forces in the Western Balkans, the ...

2021 - Year in Review

As 2021 comes to a close and the holiday season begins, we pause to take stock of and reflect on the year behind us. In 2021 UNDP SEESAC has continued its close cooperation with the ...

Western Balkans Ministers of Defence commit to further deepen cooperation to advance gender equality

On 7 December, UNDP SEESAC, together with the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro, co-hosted a Ministerial conference dedicated to identifying A Way Forward on Gender Equality in the Defence Sector in ...

SEESAC SNAPSHOT: Get a peek at our Gender in Security Sector Reform activities during the July-September period

Gender equality has been central to SEESAC’s work for over a decade.  Since 2012, we have been working directly with the Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans to advance gender equality in the ...

Strengthening Leadership for Gender Equality in the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro

2 November 2021, Podgorica, Montenegro Following the successful Gender Coach Programme (GCP) conducted with the high-level representative in Human Resources Directorate in 2019, MoD of Montenegro ...