Gender and youth
Based on all available data and reports, NALAS finds it essential to design activities and
measures towards enhanced inclusion of young people and women in local government
affairs in South East Europe. The strategy for addressing these issues at NALAS includes:
• Promote exchange of experience and successful projects among members;
• Scaling up national projects;
• Sign and become an Ambassador of the European Charter for Equality of Women and
Men in Local Life;
• Engage in promotion of participation of young people and women at local elections;
• Strive for greater youth and gender balance in NALAS governing bodies;
• Develop publication policies for balanced representation of female and young issues;
• Include stories on women and young people in LG in NALAS communication materials:
newsletter, digest, website;
• Include a section of gender and youth in NALAS Knowledge Tree;
• Establish a Focal point on Gender and Youth in each NALAS member and through
them a gender and youth network.
South-East European municipalities share their good practices in advancing gender equality at local level with Ukrainian Mayors 12.10.2021
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Interview with Mayor Tatiana Badan, the 13th NALAS President: “Mayors - both men and women - shall enjoy their positions, not fear them” 07.06.2021
Recommendations of the NALAS Forum of Women Mayors in South East Europe on promotion of Gender Responsive Budgeting 14.05.2021
Day 3 of NALAS 16th General Assembly: Conference on Sustainable Local Economic Development and the Second Forum of Women Mayors of South-East Europe 14.04.2021
More than 200 participants joined us for the third, last day of the sixteenth NALAS General Assembly. The day encompassed two very inspiring events, focused on sustainable local economic development, by leaving no one behind.
NALAS e-Academy: Strengthening local level to contribute to a more equal and better world 05.11.2020
If you are a Mayor, member of municipal council, local government manager or employee, you have a great opportunity to develop your skills by using innovative ways of learning during the autumn delivery session of NALAS e-Academy.
NALAS is seeking a competent Regional Expert on Solid Waste Management with an assignment objective to support and contribute towards piloting of the Methodology for incorporation of gender aspects in solid waste management at local level.
For the first ever, a NALAS Forum of Women Mayors in SEE brought together over 50 women mayors and women presidents of the municipal assemblies representing local governments from 12 countries of South East Europe (SEE) in Sombor, Serbia from 5-7 December 2019 with the aim to empower and build coalition for enhanced gender mainstreaming in policy and gender responsive budgeting.
Over 50 women mayors and women presidents of the municipal assemblies representing local governments from 12 countries of South East Europe (SEE) will gather in Sombor, Serbia from 5-7 December 2019. The Forum will provide an opportunity for exchange among local authorities and their associations related to the role that local governments play in gender mainstreaming, with particular emphasis on the gender responsive budgeting, as well as the importance and benefits of the regional cooperation in this regard.