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

Projet terminé

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.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Monde entier
Droits de la personne
Conflit & fragilité
Droits de la personne (y compris droits des femmes)
Prévention des conflits
Maladies sexuellement transmissibles (y compris VIH/sida)
01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013
CHF 3'000'000
Groupes cibles

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).


Principaux résultats antérieurs:  

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.


Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Coopération au développement
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Organisme des Nations Unies (ONU)
  • Entité des Nations Unies pour l’égalité des sexes et l’autonomisation des femmes
  • UN Women, Regional Office Istanbul

Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   3'000'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   3'000'000
Phases du projet Phase 3 01.12.2016 - 30.11.2021   (Phase en cours) Phase 2 15.12.2013 - 30.11.2016   (Completed)

Phase 1 01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013   (Completed)