Political Trends & Dynamics Gender Politics in Southeast Europe

Authored by: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation
Region: Europe and Eurasia
Year: 2018
Citation: “Political Trends & Dynamics Gender Politics in Southeast Europe.” Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe, 2018.

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Executive Summary

Peace and stability initiatives represent a decades-long cornerstone of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s work in southeastern Europe. Recent events have only reaffirmed the centrality of Southeast European stability within the broader continental security paradigm. Both democratization and socio-economic justice are intrinsic aspects of a larger progressive peace policy in the region, but so too are consistent threat assessments and efforts to prevent conflict before it erupts. Dialogue SOE aims to broaden the discourse on peace and stability in southeastern Europe and to counter the securitization of prevalent narratives by providing regular analysis that involves a comprehensive understanding of human security, including structural sources of conflict. The briefings cover fourteen countries in southeastern Europe: the seven post-Yugoslav countries and Albania, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, and Moldova.