First University in Region to Implement Gender Equality Plan

International University of Sarajevo will become the first University in the region to implement a Gender Equality Plan, which will be funded by the EU through Horizon2020 program.

On Friday, December 1, 2017, Dr. Jasminka Hasić Telalović presented the IUS Gender Equality Plan to the Council of the International University of Sarajevo.

The project which will be used for implementation of this plan, called Systemic Action for Gender Equality (SAGE), is designed to address persistent gender inequalities in higher education and research institutions. Project SAGE will produce an innovative model and diagnostic toolkit focused on four key areas for action: Career Progression, Institutional Governance, Engendering Knowledge and Work-life Balance.

The implementation process will start in December, 2017 and it will last till 2019.

The IUS Gender Equality Plan has been presented to the IUS Rector Prof. Dr. T. Erkan Türe, University Vice-Rectors and Deans.