Roundtable "Women against corruption - Consideration of the gender perspective in anti-corruption work”

Category: News
Organizations: Council of Europe , EU

In the framework of the Anti-Corruption Week, PECK II Project in cooperation with the EU Office in Pristina organised a roundtable on the gender perspective in anti-corruption work. The event brought together representatives of local and central institutions, civil society and international community in Kosovo*. Participants learned from the perspectives of several key note speakers, including the Deputy Head of the EU Office, the Swedish Ambassador to Kosovo*, the director of the Anti-corruption Agency, on the importance of involving both genders in the anti-corruption work. A panel composed of women in senior public positions, such as the President of the Basic Court in Pristina, Head of Department for Organized Crime in Police shared the challenges they face daily in the performance of their duties and the actions they take to contribute to fighting and preventing corruption. Participants also learned about the work and perspective of the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) on Gender Dimensions of Corruption . The audience was encouraged to include gender perspectives in research and the identification of risk areas, as well as to mainstream gender in anti-corruption strategies and policies. Read more at: