On May 18, 2023 in Vrsac, R. Serbia, the 7th Regional Meeting of the Network of Gender Trainers in the Ministries of Defense and the Armies of the Western Balkans took place.
The activity was organized by UNDP SEESAC, and it is part of the project "Supporting gender mainstreaming in the security sector reform in the Western Balkans (BiH, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro)". The goal is to integrate gender equality in security sector reform through regional cooperation.
In addition to the exchange of information, experiences and best practices, the meeting discussed the finalization of the basic online Gender Awareness Course, intended for employees of the Ministries of Defense and the Armed Forces of the Western Balkan countries.
In addition, the activity was also used for networking of Gender trainers, as well as planning future activities.
The meeting was attended by assistant professor d-r. Aleksandar Grizhev, a gender trainer from the Ministry of Defense/Military Academy.