CSSP News: Kick-off meeting for 2nd year of CSSP in Belgrade

January 4th, 2019 – The kick off meeting of the Civil Society Strengthening Platform (CSSP) for the second UN Women project: Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with special focus on organizations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation for laws and …

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CSSP News: Comparative report on the benefits and challenges of women’s networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey

This comparative report is prepared on behalf of the UN Women Project ‘Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with a special focus on organisations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul …

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CSSP News: Briefing paper on the benefits and challenges of implementing the Istanbul Convention

WAVE has published the briefing paper on the benefits and challenges of implementing the Istanbul Convention which covers the efforts of the CSSP platform, as well as CSSP partners individually, in supporting the implementation of the Istanbul Convention at a national and regional level. The paper highlights the main benefits and challenges in properly implementing …

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CSSP News: Report highlights the importance of civil society networks for ending violence against women

A new research report on increasing the accessibility of civil society networks, especially for women from minority and disadvantaged groups, has been released by WAVE, under the EU–UN Women regional programme, ‘Implementing Norms, Changing Minds’. Produced as part of the Civil Society Strenghtening Platform to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil …

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CSSP News: Upcoming informational webinar on importance of regional cooperation between women’s NGOs

On August 30th at 1 pm Vienna time, the WAVE office will be holding an information webinar regarding titled “CSSP: The importance of regional cooperation between women’s NGOs.” This webinar will shed light on the importance of regional cooperation between women’s NGOs, by sharing the positive example from the Western Balkan countries and Turkey. The …

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CSSP News: Regional partners & women’s organisations network at Sarajevo training

From 6 – 7 June 2018, the third training for the Civil Society Strengthening Platform (CSSP) was conducted at Hotel Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training was organised by WAVE together with regional partner from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Foundation United Women Banja Luka. A total of 30 participants representing civil society organisations from Bosnia …

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CSSP News: Successful training in Ankara on use of Istanbul Convention & GREVIO shadow reports for lobbying & advocacy

April 4, 2018 – From March 29th-30th, the training on the Istanbul Convention and GREVIO Shadow Reports as tools of advocacy and lobbying for CSOs was held in Ankara, Turkey. The training was organized by Turkish CSSP regional partner Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı – The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity in cooperation with WAVE. The first day …

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