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Main Panel 3: Women Leaders in Security Sector

Main Panel 3: Women Leaders in Security Sector

Discussion Points:

  • What are the key challenges in security and justice sector in the Western Balkans?
  • What are the challenges of being a woman leader in security sector?
  • What are elements of success for mainstreaming gender and introducing human security paradigm in security governance?
  • What are the lessons learned in implementing National Action Plans for UNSCR 1325?


H.E. Ljubica Jelušič‚ Minister of Defence, Republic of Slovenia

Stefanie Babst‚ Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO Headquarters

Tanja Miščević‚ State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Republic of Serbia

Erika Kvapilova‚ Regional Programme Director, UNWOMEN

Anja H. Ebnöther‚ Assistant Director and Head of Special Programmes, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Sonja Stojanović‚ Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚ (Chair)