Monday, October 23, 2017

Advocacy

Initial premise of the Autonomous Women's Center is that policies, in order to fight against violence against women, at the local and national level should be consistent with international standards and good practices in this field. In accordance with the strategic goals, that the Convention of the United Nations and the Council of Europe should be implemented well by the state and that in the process of joining the European Union we must respect the human rights of women, Autonomous Women's Center consistently monitors the implementation of and advocates for a comprehensive, coherent, relevant, specific, efficient and effective national policies against violence against women.

The prEUgovor coalition will present its independent report of Serbia’s progress in implementation of policies in the area of judiciary and fundamental rights (Chapter 23) and justice, freedom and security (Chapter 24) at the conference in Media Center, on Friday, 20th May at 11:30am.

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In addition to key recommendations for progress in Chapters 23 and 24 of membership negotiations with EU, the biggest attention will be drawn to the analysis of “Savamala case” and how it reflects the rule of law, how (non)transparent was the financing of the elections campaign, and the gender equality in Chapter 23. This event will also present investigative journalism stories that were developed within the prEUgovor coalition project.

In front of the prEUgovor coalition speakers at the conference will be:

  • Predrag Petrović, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy;
  • Nemanja Nenadić, Transparency Serbia;
  • Tanja Ignjatović, Autonomous Women’s Center;
  • Ivana Jeremić, Center for Investigative Journalism in Serbia;
  • Milan Aleksić, Center for Applied European Studies;

Moderator: Sonja Stojanović Gajić, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy.

Please confirm your attendance no later than Thursday, 19th May, at 5pm, by e-mail on the address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone on 011/3287-226

The prEUgovor is a coalition of seven CSOs formed with the aim to monitor the implementation of policies within the framework of the Serbian accession process to the EU, focusing on Chapters 23 and 24. Mission of prEUgovor is to propose measures to improve the reforms, using the process of EU integration to achieve substantial progress in the further democratization of Serbia

Members of the coalition are: ASTRA- Action against Trafficing in Human Beings, Autonomous Women’s Center (AWC), Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP), Center for Investigative Journalism in Serbia (CINS), Center for Applied European Studies (CPES), Group 484 and Transparency Serbia (TS).