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International Conference on Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo


PRISTINA, Kosovo – The International Conference on Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo 2018, organized and hosted by KFOR, was held in KFOR HQ, Camp "Film City”.

The purpose of this conference was to facilitate a platform for International Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, KFOR and NATO, as well as security organizations of Kosovo, to discuss gender related topics with focus on the "Gender Perspective in Security” and the "Young Generation of Kosovo”. This event also aimed to raise awareness on the importance of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, women’s rights and overall gender situation in Kosovo.

In his opening remarks, KFOR Commander, Major General Salvatore CUOCI underlined KFOR’s commitments on Gender perspective.

The conference was divided into two Panels; the first Panel being focused on "Security Challenges of Women in Kosovo, and the second Panel on "Women as Actors of Peace and Security.” The panels were consisted of representatives from International Organizations, Government Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations and KFOR.

KFOR’s dedication to the needs of the population, as well as other different stakeholders, including security organizations in Kosovo, is a proof of NATO’s continuous interest and commitment in the region.



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