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EU-CIS Gender Watch 2007-2008 - Szkolenie Trenerek 17-19.IX.2007

The Network of East-West Women organized the training called: “The New Instruments of the EU Development Policies and their monitoring in the Region of CEE/CIS”. The meeting took place in Gdańsk, Poland, from September 17th till 19th, 2007.

The seminar answered a strong need for an EU development policy monitoring by enabling NGOs from the Region to engage more effectively with the EU Development Policy Debate and in consequence to improve the situation of women in CEE/CIS.
Photos from the workshop can be watched at the web page: » In Pictures
Program of the EU – CIS Gender Watch Training:
Day 1, September 17th, 2007
by Justyna Janiszewska, Education for Democracy Foundation
Morning: Official Development Assistance (ODA) in project countries
  • Introduction;
  • Donors and Recipients - ODA in project countries,
  • Sharing participants’ knowledge and opinions.
  • ODA - a bit of a theory,
  • International standards and reality of ODA.
Afternoon: NGOs and monitoring ODA
  • Monitoring of ODA;
  • Role of NGOs in monitoring and advocacy on ODA.
  • Sources of information;
  • Planning for future actions.
Day 2, September 18th, 2007
by Maja Branka, idea zmiany
Morning: The Art of Presentation
  • Building credibility
  • Non-verbal communication.
  • Basic rules of presentations
  • Preparing presentations
Afternoon: Presentations’ analysis
  • Presentations recording
  • Feedback session
Day 3, September 19th, 2007
by Zofia Lapniewska,the Network of East-West Women, Polska
Morning: European Neighborhood Policy Instrument and Gender Perspective
  • ENPI Introduction;
  • Presentation of the new financial instruments;
  • Participant’s experiences concerning ENPI;
  • Last year’s reports presentation;
  • General impression (old/new instruments and their influence on gender), what is present, what could be changed, how we can be involved?
  • Discussion on future cooperation.
Documents and materials:
» European Neighbourhood Policy Website:
» DG Development:
» EuropeAid:
» REGULATION (EC) No 1638/2006 on ENPI: oj_l310_en.pdf
» The Monterrey Consensus: BP-3-02.pdf
» The European Consensus on Development: c_04620060224en00010019.pdf
» Polish ODA:
» Strategy for Poland’s Development Cooperation: Cooperation.pdf
» Hungary’s Report on the Millenium Development Goals: taking_stock.pdf
» The Millennium Development Goals Report 2006: MDGReport2006.pdf
» HoldHold the Applause! EU governments risk breaking aid promises, CONCORD: 1-Hold_the_Applause.FINAL.pdf
» Please have a look at the last years’ training materials: