October 30, 2015

Regional Conference on Effective Programming for Preventing and Combating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

From October 26 to 29, 2015, a representative of the RS MoI Women Network – RS WPON participated at the Regional Conference on Effective Programming for Preventing and Combating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence held in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia. The conference was organized by UNDP / SEESAC.

A representative of the Republic of Srpska MoI gave a presentation on the activities that the RS MoI Women Network – RS WPON has been carrying out in order to prevent and combat sexual and gender-based violence and the projects that have been implemented by the RS MoI Women Network – RS WPON with the support of UNDP / SEESAC, UNDP BiH, US Embassy in BiH, Norwegian Embassy in BiH, BiH Agency for Gender Equality, UN WOMEN and other organizations.

Besides the representatives of the RS MoI – RS MoI Women Network/RS WPON and Federal Police Administration – Woman Police Officer Network in BiH, the regional conference was attended by the representatives of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, BiH, Croatia, Montenegro, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo*, Serbia, Tajikistan, Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, as well as the following international organizations: OSCE, UN, Norwegian Embassy to Serbia, Swedish Embassy to Serbia, Dutch Embassy to Serbia, European Union Delegation, independent experts, UN WOMEN and UNDP.

More information at:

http://www.seesac.org/News_1/Countries-from-South-Eastern-Europe-and-Central-Asia-join-forces-to-combat-sexual-and-gender-based-violence/