Ambassador of the Canadian Embassy in Croatia, Jessica Blitt, Officer for Political Relations, Public Relations, and Media at the Embassy of Canada in Croatia, Ida Mahecic Bajovic, and Project Coordinator at the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), Vlera Rexha, visited the Kosovo Women’s Network (KWN)’s office on 20 October.
During the meeting, the Executive Director, Igballe Rogova, informed the representatives of the Canadian Embassy about the work of the Kosovo Women’s Network. Adelina Berisha, the Program Manager, spoke about activities related to addressing gender-based violence, particularly the project being implemented with CFLI’s support to enhance the capacities of local coordinating mechanisms against gender-based violence, specifically addressing sexual violence.
Ambassador Blitt emphasized the importance of KWN’s work and expressed her anticipation for collaborations and other initiatives aimed at advancing gender equality.
“Canada is proud to support our CFLI partner, KWN. Ambassador Blitt was very interested to hear about the progress of the funded project aimed at improving the institutional treatment of Gender-Based Violence cases through advocacy and capacity building,” tweeted the Canada’s Embassy in Croatia.