Official title of the project

Women for Democracy and Equality


Project information

Stronger Participation of Women in Political Decision-Making and Effective Implementation of Equal Opportunities Policy
Region / City
Total budget of programme / project

EU contribution 94,000.000 EUR

Finnish Embassy contribution 47,920.00 EUR

Implementation period
2012. Jun - 2013. Nov
Expected results
  1. Impoved knowledge and skills of c. 30-35 newly elected women MPs
  2. Strengthened position of CSOs and independent regulatory bodies towards the Parliament
  3. Increased accountability and improved monitoring capacities of the Parliament
  4. Higher women voters turnout at elections
  5. Creation of an informal cross-party caucus group on gender equality

National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, gender equality mechanisms, independent regulatory bodies, CSOs, political parties

Target Groups

Women members of Parliament

Programme/Project objectives

  1. To improve the knowledge and skills of c. 30-35 newly elected women MPs
  2. To foster mainstreaming of gender equality and respect for women’s rights
  3. To increase accountability and improve monitoring function of the Parliament over the implementation of gender-sensitive policies
  4. To ensure higher engagment of women in politics
  5. To build cross-party alliances in the Parliament 

More details on project

Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence

Decanska 1, 11 000 Belgrade, Serbia

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