UNSCR 1325 & ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN ALBANIA by o5W389B

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									UNSCR 1325 & ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN
             ALBANIA


           Presented By: Ratela Asllani
                         ATA, Albania
                   Contents

•   The Mechanism of Implementation
•   Gender Composition in the Institutions
•   Perceptions & Tools of Implementation
•   Successful Examples
•   Conclusion
 1. The Mechanism of Implementation
• The main responsible institution/authority for the
  law implementations & the national programs for
  gender equality is the Ministry of Labor, Social
  Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
• National Council on Gender Equality
 (CMD no 3, date 08.01.2009, Composed by the Minister, 9 D/Minister & 3
  representatives of Civil Society)
• National Strategy for the Gender Equality &
  Domestic Violence (for its implementation are appointed
  civil servants in each ministry)
1. The Mechanism of Implementation
• In the Security Areas :
   Ministry of Interior
   Ministry of Defense
• In the Decision-Making:
  Parliament
  Executive (Local & Central Power)
  Judiciary Institutions
1. The Mechanism of Implementation
• MOI Albania:
   Annual Action Plan for Police Forces aim to support all
    legislation regarding Gender Equality.
• MOD Albania:
   a coordinating position for Gender Equality Issues & Equal
    Chances
   Drafting the “Strategy for the Management of Human
    Resources”, particularly based on the commitments for
    non-discrimination and indicates that 15 % of the military
    personnel of the AF should be women
   Defense Directive 2012
2. Gender Composition in
       Institutions
          Gender Composition of the Albanian
                    Parliament
      Legislatures                             No of MP No of Women MP
      XV 1997 - 2001                                155                           11
      XVI 2001 - 2005                               140                            8
      XVII 2005 - 2009                              140                           10
      XVIII 2009 - to date                          140                           23

Compiled with data from: the Albanian Parliament, OSCE Needs assessment mission report, April 2009
            Gender Composition of the Albanian
                       Judiciary

    Court Level            No. of Sitting Judges   No. of Female Judges   % of total

    Constitutional Court   9                       1                      11.1
    High Court             17                      6                      35.3
    Courts of Appeal       57                      19                     33.3
    District Courts        281                     112                    39.3
    TOTAL                  364                     138                    37.9


Source: MOJ; OAJB.2008
            Women Participation in AF

Grade              Women Officers in AF   % Female

Colonel                      1                0.8
Ltc Colonel                  42              12.4

Major                        54               9
Captain                      24               7.1
1st Lieutenant               90              12.3
Sub Lieutenant               116             35.6
Total                       335              13.42



Source: MOD,2012
           Women in AF and MOD
40
35
30
25
                                      2009
20
                                      2010
15                                    2011
10                                    2012

5
0
     women in AF      civil women
                   personnel in MOD
            Women Participation in Police
Grade                                                   Women Officers
                                                        in State Police
Deputy General Director of Police                                     1

Leader                                                               10
Prime Commissar                                                      48
Commissar                                                            50
Lieutenant Commissar                                                 137

Prime Inspector                                                      109

Inspector                                                            106
Lieutenant Inspector                                                  7
Civil personnel                                                      371
Total                                                            877 or 9.07%
Source: General Directorate of the Albanian State Police, 2010
3. Perception & Tools for Implementation
      Perception for Women in Security Forces
                      /Albania




Source: Research Report “Surveying Public Opinion and Attitudes Regarding Women in Police”2010
Source: Research Report “Surveying Public Opinion and Attitudes Regarding Women in Police”2010
Campaign for Women Recruitment in
           Police Forces
4. Successful Cases
Women in Decision-Making
Women in Security Forces
         Women in Security Forces
                                   ANILA HOXHA

                                   Deputy General
  SUZANA                             Director of
 JAHOLLARI
                                   Albanian State
                                    Police, 2012
 1st Women
Colonel, 2009



                REZARTA HOXHAJ

                  1st Women in
                 Police Special
                Unit, RENEA 2012
                 5. Conclusion
• Strengthening the institutional capacities for UNSCR
  1325 implementation
• Adoption of National Action Plan, which is a strategic
  document for fulfilling the obligations, set by this
  resolution. (In process)
• Raising the awareness for involvement of women in
  decision-making and security forces
• Removal of prejudices in society for women
  capabilities
 Objectives of MOD, 2012
Recruitment of women in AF up to 15 % of the
 AF on the basis of the competitive criteria

Abandon the traditional positions of women

Equal distribution on rank between women
 and men in AF, particularly, for the major ranks
 like: Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel and
 General.

								
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