Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in Southeast Europe- Contribution to UN Women

Progetto concluso

The project will support the ongoing efforts of the countries in Southeast Europe to address the gender inequality and women’s empowerment issues. It aims to contribute to an increased implementation of national and international gender equality commitments. Within the UN Women regional project, co-financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation, SDC will support the implementation of local level activities in Macedonia for the full integration of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in policy planning and budgeting.

Paese/Regione Tema Periodo Budget
Diritti umani
Conflitto & fragilitá
Diritti dell'uomo (diritti delle donne inclusi)
Prevenzione dei conflitti
Malattie sessualmente trasmissibili, HIV/AIDS inclusi
01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013
CHF  3’000’000
Gruppi target

Direct beneficiaries of the project are: • Finance units and Gender Equality Mechanisms at central and local level; • Civil servants in line ministries and Local Self-Government Units (LSGU); • Members of Parliament • Civil society organizations; • Academia Indirect beneficiary of the project in Macedonia is the population of 10 LSGUs ( approximate 1 million people).


Risultati fasi precedenti:  

The key results from previous phases (not financed by SDC) are:

  • Important frameworks and mechanisms to support implementation of GRB are in place;
  • The Government adopted the first GRB Strategy in the sub-region;
  • The Government established a sub-group to montior the implementation of the GRB;
  • Pool of GRB experts has been established;
  • Key knowledge products on GRB have been developed;
  • Increased regional cooperation and exchange of knowledge
  • GRB Pilot intitatives implemented in three municipalities in Macedonia.


Direzione/Ufficio responsabile DSC
Credito Cooperazione allo sviluppo
Partner del progetto Partner contrattuale
Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU)
  • Agenzia delle Nazioni Unite per l’uguaglianza di genere e l’empowerment femminile
  • UN Women, Regional Office Istanbul

Budget Fase in corso Budget Svizzera CHF    3’000’000 Budget svizzero attualmente già speso CHF    3’000’000
Fasi del progetto Fase 4 01.12.2021 - 31.07.2026   (Fase in corso) Fase 3 01.12.2016 - 30.12.2019   (Completed) Fase 2 15.12.2013 - 30.11.2016   (Completed)

Fase 1 01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013   (Completed)