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TPO Foundation from Sarajevo, in cooperation with the University of Mostar (Sveučilište u Mostaru – SUM), within the University and Gender Mainstreaming (UNIGEM) Project organized UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING from 31 August to 2 September 2022 at the Faculty of Law, University of Mostar (Sveučilište u Mostaru - SUM).
Džemal Bijedić University in Mostar and the Transcultural Psychosocial Education Foundation (TPO), according to the signed Memorandum of Cooperation, are implementing the "University and gender mainstreaming" (UNIGEM) project, with the support of the Government of the United Kingdom, with the aim of preventing and fighting against gender-based violence. discrimination and sexual harassment and ensuring integrity and quality in higher education.

Prof. dr. Rebeka Kotlo and Prof. dr. Merima Jašarević, Džemal Bijedić University of Mostar participated in this training.

In the course of the first day of the UNIGEM’s Unconscious Bias Training, we dealt with the topics of:
1. Generative Leadership
2. Strategies for Inclusive Cultures
3. Psychological Safety
4. Acting with Power

On 1 September 2022, the second day of the UNIGEM’s Unconscious Bias Training, participants had the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the following topics:

Acting with Power II
Story Craft I - Improvisational Story Strategies
Story Craft II - Storycraft for Inclusion
Allyship and Action - Upstanding with Power

On 3 September 2022, the last day of UNIGEM's Unconscious Bias Training, participants under the guidance of Prof. Dr Zilka Spahić Šiljak and Prof. Dr Jasna Kovačević took the final activity of developing practical guidelines on application of knowledge gained during the Unconscious Bias Training to the individual institutions.
The UNIGEM project represents the strategic commitment of universities to ensure gender equality and a safe environment for teachers and students at universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region by introducing a gender perspective.
19 universities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro participate in the project.