Project: Local Security and Role of MPs

Focus Group Conducted in Kraljevo

The CENTRE research team led by Filip Stojanovic and Jelena Sapic, discussed the gender-based violence with representatives of local institutions and civil society in Kraljevo today. These meetings were organized within the ongoing project "Local security and the Role of MPs" supported by the Democratiation Department of the OSCE Mission to Serbia. Fenomena logistically contributed to the meetings realization. The team will produce a tailored-made policy brief which will be presented at a panel discussion scheduled for March 2017. Aside from the participants of the meetings, members of the Parliament (MPs) who have residence in Kraljevo and representatives of the OSCE mission to Serbia will attend the panel discussion. 

The aim of the project is to contribute to the strengthened cooperation between the state and civil society in identifying major (human) security issues affecting municipal level and strengthening horizontal and vertical cooperation within endeavours to enhance security governance and democratic control of security sector. Having said that, the project promotes strengthening of cross-sectoral communication and cooperation to solve problems in the field of human security. Additionally, the project encourages the exchange of experiences among local communities about ways of solving the security problems.