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Strategy to implement the Istanbul Convention adopted

Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted its Framework Strategy for the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (hereinafter referred to as: the Strategy). The purpose of the Strategy is to...

Celebrating the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention

In partnership with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Chamber of Deputies, the Council of Europe organised a conference in Rome on 19 September in order to celebrate the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention, highlight its holistic approach...

New 1325 Action plan adopted

The Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted the Action plan for implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the period 2014-2017 (local version) on its 104th session, July 8 2014. This Action plan was made in full cooperation of Agency...

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and NATO

Gender Mainstreaming: Indicators for the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 and its Related Resolutions was workshop organized in cooperation with the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and supported by an Advanced Research Workshop award from the NATO Science for Peace...

IFC Conference Urges Private Sector Commitment to Women’s Employment

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, organized an event in Belgrade, Serbia mid May of 2014 with more than 70 participants, executives from leading firms that have branches in Western Balkans. Since the theme of the conference was employment of women in the Western...

Party Allegiance to Gender Equality

The Election system of Bosnia and Herzegovina can be characterized as a system of average harmonization in regard to enhancement of women’s participation. The applicable quota is ensuring that women are placed in candidate lists and it envisages the rule on ranging...

Istanbul Convention to enter into force on August 1 2014

Strasbourg, 23 April 2014 – As Andorra became the 10th country to ratify the Council of Europe's Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the treaty – which required 10 ratifications to enter into force – will become...

Statistical bulletin Women and Men in B-H 2013 published

Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the sixth time in continuity is publishing the bulletin “Women and Men in BiH”, which includes data from a variety of statistical and other areas categorized by gender. The data give a brief presentation of the...

A Model National Action Plan in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The vision of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, adopted on October 31, 2000, is historic: It recognizes women not only as victims of war but also as agents of change with the potential to stem violence, reconcile communities, and sustain peace in conflict-affected...

Forum on gender equality in political parties

Forum on gender equality in political parties, organized by the Committee on Gender Equality of the House of Representatives BiH PA and the Agency for Gender Equality BiH in  cooperation with the OSCE Mission, was organised on May 7 2014. The Director of the Agency...
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