Customized

The UN Women Training Centre continuously identifies gaps in training and responds to demands for training on new contents. Customized courses are available on demand year-round in various learning modalities and can be customized to fit the needs of a specific audience.

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 3 days but can be customized to fit specific needs

Language: English, French and Spanish

Tuition fee: Information upon request

This training workshop aims to support participants to reflect on power imbalance, gender inequality, privilege, and violence against women and girls through analyzing masculinity. Participants will be asked to challenge harmful masculine norms and practices, to critically examine gendered self, and to identify steps one can take to transform to be a more gender equitable man and woman.

The training workshop is divided into the following modules:

  • Gender power relations
  • Masculinity and violence against women and girls
  • Towards personal transformation

The training workshop can be for anyone who works with the UN or works inside UN premises, regardless of background, sex, age, ethnicity or work function. The audience can be non-technical personnel, such as drivers, security personnel and maintenance staff, as well as with programmatic and operations staff members. However, it must be noted that some basic reading and writing literacy competency is required.

The course can also be adapted for non-UN organizations.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 2 to 4 days upon request

Language: English and Spanish

Tuition fee: Information upon request

This course aims to provoke thinking and action around migration and development from a gender and rights-based perspective, bringing to the fore migration for care, the importance of putting the right to care on the development agenda, and migrant women’s rights. Participants will gain knowledge and capacities to design programmes and policies that strengthen the positive effects of migration in terms of development, both in origin and destination countries.

The course is divided into the following modules:

  • Introduction to Gender, Migration, and Development
  • Impact of Remittances on Local Economies in Origin Countries from a Gender Perspective
  • Global Care Chains
  • Migration Policies and Migrant Women’s Rights

The course is designed for officials of public institutions and ministries dealing with migration issues; representatives of workers’ organizations; representatives of employers’ organizations; NGOs; diaspora and migrant associations; international development agencies; regional economic communities; research institutes.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 4 weeks online & 5 days face-to-face

Language: Spanish

Tuition fee: Information upon request

Scholarship: Available based on scholarship policy

The ILO PGA certification will ensure high quality standards for facilitators implementing the PGA and will provide guarantees to organizations undergoing a PGA that the certified PGA facilitators are meeting or exceeding the quality standards set out by the ITC-ILO.

The certification provides facilitators with a specific set of know-what and know-how competences to implement PGAs including: applying a gender perspective to analytical work; detecting and mapping discrimination at work; identifying strategies for advocacy and capacity-building in promoting inclusive workplaces; improving communication competence and organizational capacity to form a coordinated Gender Audit team; analyzing accountability, evaluation and monitoring systems and instruments in place for gender equality and change management; identifying new challenges and possible improvements.

The certification process is open to past PGA participants trained by the ITCILO/UN Women or the ILO or having undertaken similar training; gender experts and candidates working on gender mainstreaming.

ITC-ILO

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 5 days

Language: English

Tuition fee: USD $2,500

This leadership workshop aims to strengthen capacity and knowledge of managers and organizational leaders to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment, and women’s rights agendas within their organizational contexts and mandates.

The course is divided into the following modules:

  • Module 1 - The Power of Purpose: Reflection on key concepts, our own power & privilege, lenses and aspirations for leadership on Gender Equality.
  • Module 2 - Inspiring & Enabling Others to Act: Organizational diagnosis, Outcomes & Alliances, Transforming Resistance, Focusing our Plans.
  • Module 3 - Priorities for Transformative Action: Presenting participant plans, Peer feedback and support, Accountability & measurement, Follow-up to this workshop

This course is designed for practitioners with managerial roles and responsibilities, and/or with functions to provide strategic or visionary guidance to their offices/ organisations. Participants can be from governmental offices, civil society organisations, development agencies, UN agencies, or private businesses.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: Customized to fit needs

Language: English

Tuition fee: Information upon request

Scholarship: Available based on scholarship policy

The overall objective of the course is to provide basic and intermediate level training modules on Engendering Economics, with the specific goal of building technical capacity of UN Women’s country staff in the area of gender and economics to meet their needs, so as to equip them with tools to engage policy-makers and other development partners operating in the area of economic policy at the country level.

The course will include the following modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Economics
  • Module 2: Introduction to Gender-Aware Economics and Methods of Analysis
  • Module 3: Gender and Macroeconomics: theory and practice
  • Module 4: Decent work, unpaid care work, and social protections
  • Module 5: Gender, trade, investment and value chains development
  • Module 6: Gender, public Finance, and Investing for gender equality
  • Module 7: Economic Policy Making and the SDGs: How to reach the goals

Completion of the self- study modules will ensure that all the participants start from a common knowledge baseline and that they will have had a chance to do the readings before participating in the 5 days course that will address the problems posed by the self-study component at a more advanced level. It will consist of presentations by the instructors, discussion sessions, lab sessions and presentations by the participants.

UN Women country representatives, deputy representatives and Women Economic Empowerment Staff.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 3 days

Language: English

Tuition fee: Information upon request

Scholarship: Available based on scholarship policy

This leadership workshop aims to strengthen capacity and knowledge of managers and organizational leaders to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment, and women’s rights agendas within their organizational contexts and mandates.

The course is divided into the following modules:

  • Module 1 - The Power of Purpose: Reflection on key concepts, our own power & privilege, lenses and aspirations for leadership on Gender Equality.
  • Module 2 - Inspiring & Enabling Others to Act: Organizational diagnosis, Outcomes & Alliances, Transforming Resistance, Focusing our Plans.
  • Module 3 - Priorities for Transformative Action: Presenting participant plans, Peer feedback and support, Accountability & measurement, Follow-up to this workshop

This course is designed for practitioners with managerial roles and responsibilities, and/or with functions to provide strategic or visionary guidance to their offices/ organisations. Participants can be from governmental offices, civil society organisations, development agencies, UN agencies, or private businesses.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org

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Learning Modality: Customized

Duration: 3 days

Language: English

Tuition fee: Information upon request

Scholarship: Available based on scholarship policy

The course provides support practitioners, advocates, and decision makers with knowledge and analytical skills to integrate gender and human rights perspectives in addressing FGM/C. Participants should be able to translate the gender analysis for the abandonment of FGM/C into respectful and culturally sensitive strategies appropriate to the environments in which they work.

This course includes the following modules:

  • Module 1: Defining the context of FGM/C
  • Module 2: Gender inequality, FGM/C and VAW/G
  • Module 3: Change agents and sources of resistance
  • Module 4: Gender and FGM/C programming

The course is intended for programme managers and practitioners from government and civil society organisations, the UN and other international organisations working to address FGM/C or who see opportunities to address FGM/C within their gender equality or elimination of VAWG programmes.

For more information about this course, contact: info.trainingcentre@unwomen.org