2021 Korcula School think tank message to the 2021 Global Progressive Forum


Muško ženska klackalica / The Gender Seesaw

#6 2021 Think Tank Korčula School

2021 Think Tank Korčula School held in Korčula, 27- 29 August 2021

Overarching topic: “Recover, Restart, Retool 2021”
Crosscutting topic: “Rethinking Gender Equality”

The first Korčula school “Transforming Politics through a Gender Lens” was organized in 2011. After ten years of working for women, with women and men for gender equality we have achieved that among 69 participants of 2021 Think Tank Korčula School 35% were male participants.

Let’s hear what some of male participants said.


The Central and Eastern European Network for Gender Issues (CEE Gender Network)

was established in 1994 under the auspices of the  European Forum for Democracy and Solidarity ( In 2018 the Network and the European Forum will celebrate 25 years of political and civic engagement in democracy building in Central and Eastern European countries in transition.

The CEE Gender Network as a coalition has a strong base and support of progressive and leftist political parties and civil society, political leaders, and activists from the CEE Region and Europe.

"Korčula School" think tank

The "Korčula School" has become a recognized regional South Eastern European think tank that focuses on progressive and social democratic policies to promote gender equality.

Initiated in 2012 by the CEE Network for Gender Issues the "Korčula School" is designed to be a unique political, ideological, free thinking space for a substantive and forward-looking exchange of views on critical ideological and political issues on transforming politics to promote gender equality.  

The "Korčula School" brings together women and men political leaders from center left and social democratic parties, experts, political activists, and feminists, especially from South Eastern Europe to discuss gender equality issues.

(CEE Gender Network)

Board Members

Daša Šašić Šilović
Daša Šašić ŠilovićChair
Kalinka Gaber
Kalinka GaberBoard Member
Zita Gurmai
Zita GurmaiBoard Member
Pavle Bogoevski
Pavle BogoevskiBoard Member
Lovorka Marinović
Lovorka MarinovićRegional project Manager
Marta Szigeti Bonifert
Marta Szigeti BonifertBoard Member
Mojca Kleva Kekuš
Mojca Kleva KekušBoard Member
Tamara Tripić
Tamara TripićBoard Member
Emina Abrahamsdotter
Emina AbrahamsdotterBoard Member
Pia Locatelli
Pia LocatelliBoard Member

Support team

Nebojša Martić
Nebojša MartićTeam Assistant
Jelena Pecotić
Jelena PecotićAssistant to the Chair