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

Proyecto terminado

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.

Región/País Tema Período Presupuesto
A nivel mundial
Derechos humanos
Conflito y fragilidad
Derechos humanos (incluidos los derechos de las mujeres)
Prevención de los conflictos
Enfermedades de transmisión sexual inclusive el VIH/sida
01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013
CHF 3'000'000
Grupos destinarios

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).


Resultados de las fases anteriores:  

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.


Dirección / Officina Federal responsable COSUDE
Crédito Cooperación al desarrollo
Contrapartes del proyecto Contraparte del contrato
Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU)
  • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • UN Women, Regional Office Istanbul

Presupuesto Fase en curso Presupuesto suizo CHF   3'000'000 Presupuesto actual suizo ya emitido CHF   3'000'000
Fases del proyecto Fase 3 01.12.2016 - 30.11.2021   (Fase en curso) Fase 2 15.12.2013 - 30.11.2016   (Completed)

Fase 1 01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013   (Completed)