Today EUFOR in BiH celebrated International Women’s day. This morning COMEUFOR met with his Gender Advisor, Nikolina Marceta, deputy Gender Advisor Sanja Grabovac and was accompanied by his staff officer. The meeting addressed gender related issues pertinent to EUFOR and the marking of International Women’s Day 2021.
Following the positive meeting with his Gender Advisors COMEUFOR joined the EUFOR women’s forum in a COVID compliant marking of the day. Here COMEUFOR addressed EUFOR’s women soldiers and civilian employees, praising the achievements of women, encouraging them continued efforts towards gender equality.
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality. In EUFOR there are 13 nations currently represented by women soldiers. EUFOR in Bosnia & Herzegovina along with the rest of the world is proud to mark International Women’s Day on 8th March.