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.
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.
Workshop on Gender and Gender Responsive Budgeting-E-learning Module for Public Officials 15.11.2018
Fiscal Decentralisation and Gender Responsive Budgeting on the agenda of NALAS Task Forces 16.05.2018
NALAS Task Force on Fiscal Decentralisation and the Gender and Youth Group meet today and tomorrow in Tirana, Albania to discuss the progress of fiscal decentralisation, NALAS annual Fiscal Decentralisation Indicators Report, gender indicators and gender responsive budgeting.
In this edition of the Newsletter, you will read about inspiring women and men and the changes they make in their communities. You will also learn about different tools and best practices that might be used in your own context. We encourage you to try them and inform us about your successes that will be featured in our next issues.
Call for participants for the e-learning course in “Introduction of Gender Mainstreaming at Local Level” 15.01.2018
Interested to learn about the gender issue and its relevance for the individual and the society? How does our gender identity influence opportunities and obstacles in the society regardless if we are aware of it or not? How local governments shall work for gender equality?
NALAS Association Development Task Force today focuses on gender mainstreaming in the Network-integration of gender perspective in the NALAS strategic, planning and statutory documents, as a contribution to mainstreaming gender at local level.