Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Operations and Gender Mainstreaming in Mediation

The objective of the course is to expand specific knowledge on gender issues with the view to applying gender perspective in all policies, actions, plans and procedures in integrated peace operations and to improve understanding of the role women could play in conflict prevention and conflict resolution, and to enhance specific skills of the participants in gender sensitive conflict analysis and mediation process design.

Course is focused on:

1. Gender mainstreaming on the operational and tactical levels in the different disciplines of peace operations and
2. Gender sensitive mediation.

The course program is designed for:
Civilians, military and police officers working in international organizations, those working in the public sector, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions or  those preparing themselves to serve in the area of peace operations or in diplomatic services.

The course fee is 650 euros and includes:

Training activities

administrative materials

opening and closing ceremonies

farewell dinner and,

sightseeing tour

Partial subsidy could be available at later stage if additional funding is provided. Those interested in partial subsidy should send CV and Motivation letter not later than 31st May.

The course will be conducted at Hotel M, Bulevar Oslobodjenja 56a, Belgrade.

Hotel M will offer special daily rates for course participants which includes:

    • Accommodation in the single room
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Transportation to and from airport
    • Free Wi-Fi

If you want to book your stay at Hotel M directly, please request application form hotel’s booking service at Please emphasize in your message that you are attending the course organized by Conflux Center in order to receive the special rate.

Please emphasize any dietary or special food requests!

Should you prefer, you can arrange and pay for your accommodation at Hotel M through Conflux Center. In this case, the full package, which includes the course fee and accommodation for six days (from 1st to 6th July 2018) at Hotel M is 1,250 EUR.

Participants are free to choose other accommodation in Belgrade, but in that case, transportation to and from the airport, to and from the event(s) venue, accommodation and meals (excluding official dinners and cocktails), are their own responsibilities.

Transportation around Belgrade, daily allowances, visa costs and other associated cash emoluments for participants are their own responsibility or that of the organization which is sponsoring their participation. Health insurance and medical requirements depends on where the participants are residing, in accordance to Serbian laws, and are the personal responsibility of each participant.

Course Information

Director: Goran Topalović
Senior Mentor: Ambassador Milos Strugar, UN Senior Mediation Advisor
Venue: Hotel M,
Bulevar Oslobodjenja 56a, Belgrade, Serbia
Duration: 2nd – 6th July 2018
Course Fee: 650 EUR
Facilitators: Ms. Rana Rahal, UNIFIL Gender Affairs Officer
Ms. Nicole MacNeil, Nordic Centre For Gender In Military Operations
Ms. Talia Wohl, Mediation Support Team, Conflict Prevention Centre OSCE
Ms. Elisabeth E. Scheper, Senior Mediation Advisor, United Nations Department of Political Affairs
Ms. Zorana Antonijevic, National Programme Officer, OSCE Mission to Serbia
Mr. Slavko Djukic, UN Certified Trainer



Course Information
  • Room:Belgrade, Serbia
  • Days:2nd-6th July, 2018
Goran Topalović