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 webinar will describe the experience of establishing a regional platform, including at the moment 7 countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), its benefits but also challenges, as well as important activities undertaken in the one year since its establishment. The Civil Society Strengthening Platform has the aim to strengthen capacities of women’s organisations’ platform and/or networks as a vehicle to support women’s civil engagement in CEDAW and Istanbul Convention monitoring and reporting. The project is part of the three-year programme, ‘Implementing norms, changing minds’, funded by the European Commission and UN Women, which aims at ending gender-based discrimination and violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey, with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged groups of women.

The webinar will be held by Anca Ciupa, Membership & Legal Project Coordinator and Lina Piskernik, Digital & Social Media Coordinator.

You can register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EO1jlc_ZRuOz7_IcLkz_Kg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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