Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Southeast Europe for Moldova, Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Contract partner: UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women - SlovakiaCountry: Europa, regional/länderübergreifend Funding amount: € 200.000,00Project start: 15.07.2006End: 31.05.2008

Short Description:

Overall goal

The overall aim of the programme is to strengthen democratic governance to promote women's human rights through support to policy planning and budgeting processes to integrate a gender perspective. Counterparts in governments will be supported to develop their capacity to apply gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to analysis and formulation of policies in a specific sector of importance to women, in at least four SEE countries, Moldova, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.The programme will also support gender equality advocates to develop knowledge on GRB and to engage in monitoring of allocations as an advocacy strategy. The programme will support interventions at local or national level in at least four countries, as well as support sub-regional and regional knowledge sharing and learning.

project number8181-00/2006
source of fundingOEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.