Visit of INL Director for Europe and Asia Ms. Erin Sawyer at the AWKP
Today, on 21 March 2018, Association of Women in Kosovo Police welcomed Mrs. Sawyer - Director of the International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement Matters (INL) for the region of Europe and Asia.
She was was informed closely about the mission and objectives of the Association, the projects implemented so far, and the challenges of women engaged in the security sector in Kosovo, in particular women in Kosovo Police.
During the meeting, particular emphasize was given towards support that the international factor has provided for the implementation of the specific objectives and activities of the Association that for the primary purpose have to empower and strengthen the role of women in the police ,as well as to offer support for their advancement in careers, therefore special thanks dedication was shown to INL / American Embassy in Kosovo for providing support.
In addition to this support, the Association with its partners are doing their best to integrate a gender perspective within the Police Institution.
The contribution that women in Police have provided to date, showing their potential and values, was highlighted once again during this meeting and it was also said that the Association is engaged day by day to further advance the gender agenda by coordinating it with regional developments at regional and international level.
Finally, the Association welcomed the announcement by Mrs. Sawyer, who vowed that this international program would provide further support to women in the Kosovo Police.