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 ...

Gender military trainers in the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro develop Gender training Manual for military personnel

3 and 4 November 2021, Budva, Montenegro Gender trainers from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Armed Forces (AF) of Montenegro held  two day workshop on 3 and 4 November 2021 in Budva, Montenegro ...

UNDP SEESAC takes part in South-East Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) forum

Head of SEESAC Ms Bojana Balon with Minister of Defence of North Macedonia, Ms. Radmila Sekerinska and Minister of Defence of Montenegro, Ms. Olivera Injac during SEDM Ministerial Meeting.

UNDP SEESAC participated in the SEDM Ministerial meeting held in Skopje, North Macedonia on 04 November 2021, under the Chairmanship of the Ministry of Defence of Bulgaria, hosted by the Minister of ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans initiated work on the Regional Baseline Study to enable integration of gender perspective in the Military Education and Training

Thursday, 23 September 2021, A total of 20 members of the Regional Working Group for the integration of gender perspective in the military education and training gathered in an online meeting ...

Ministry of Defence and Army of Republic of North Macedonia increased capacities to conduct gender–sensitive job satisfaction research using SPSS

16-17 September 2021, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia.  Nine representatives of the Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia completed two-day Training on ...

Ministry of Defence of Serbia completed a set of four seminars aimed at increasing capacities to prevent and respond to gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse

At the request of Ministry of Defence of Serbia, UNDP SEESAC organized two-day seminar, on 8 and 9 September 2021, for Persons of Trust on combating gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans jointly working towards comprehensive integration of gender perspective in Military Education and Training

With the support of UNDP SEESAC, the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) Teaching Gender in the Military: A Handbook has been translated into BCMS and Macedonian and is available at ...