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Certification of facilitators for participatory gender audit (Spanish)

06 August 2015

Registration is now open for the certification of facilitators for participatory gender audit (PGA). This course will take place online from 7 September to 2 October and in-house in Santo Domingo from 5 to 9 October 2015 and will be held in Spanish.

The certification course for PGA of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will ensure high quality standards for facilitators who take the PGA certification and will provide guarantees to the organizations that the certified facilitators for PGA shall comply or exceed the quality standards established by ITC-ILO.

VIDEO: What is Training for Gender Equality?

05 August 2015

The UN Women Training Centre provides support to the UN and other stakeholders in advancing their commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment by providing training courses and resources on issues as well as emerging topics related to UN Women’s priorities and interests.

To learn more, watch this video:

Managing gender-responsive evaluation

How to manage gender-responsive evaluation: UN Women professionalization initiative

15 July 2015

The UN Women professionalization initiative was developed in collaboration between the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), Human Resources and the Training Centre. The professionalization initiative is a comprehensive, hands-on programme aimed at developing core competencies in managing gender-responsive evaluation for UN Women staff. Created with contributions from UN Women staff located around the world, the initiative is comprised of the UN Women Evaluation Handbook, an eLearning course, and a coaching programme. UN Women seeks to increase capacities of evaluators and national evaluation systems around the world in gender-responsive evaluation, thus all aspects, except the coaching programme, are accessible publicly.

Application Open for the Online Moderated Course on Gender Equality at the Local Level in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

01 July 2015

The UN Women Training Centre would like to invite you to register for our latest online moderated course Gender Equality at the Local Level in Latin America and the Caribbean: Democratic Governance and Inclusive Development. This 8 week course will run from 7 September to 8 November, 2015 and will be held in Spanish. Interested participants can register and apply for this course here until 26 July.

Application Open for the Online Moderated Course on Care Economy

30 June 2015

The UN Women Training Centre is opening the period of application for Why We Care about Care: An online moderated course on Care Economy. This 8 week course will run from 14 September to 15 November, 2015 and will be held in both Spanish and English.

UPDATE: The registration for the online moderated course on Care Economy will be open until Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4PM New York time (10pm CET). Interested participants can register and apply for this course here

UN Women Training Centre Annual Report 2014

10 June 2015

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the publication of its Annual Report 2014. The report details the progress the UN Women Training Centre has made in supporting the commitment towards gender equality through offering high-quality training for gender equality. The training activities comprise a large variety of diverse training courses, programmes, tools and services.

Training for Gender Equality, Twenty Years On

28 May 2015

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to present its report “Training for Gender Equality: Twenty Years On”. The paper analyses how training for gender equality has evolved from the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (PFA) to the present day. By reflecting on what has worked well to date, and what challenges remain, the report represents a first step in mapping training for gender equality and identifying remaining gaps in knowledge. It contributes to the Training Centre’s work on improving training for gender equality through evidence-based practice, in line with our commitment to training as an essential component of a transformative approach to gender equality.

UN Women trains 23 local trainers to engage Liberian men for gender equality

14 May 2015

Twenty three representatives from civil society, the Government of Liberia and UN Women Liberia implementing partners have acquired new skills in ‘Engaging Men and boys for Gender Equality and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls’. Jointly organized by UN Women Liberia and the UN Women Training Center based in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, the four-day training focused on deepening participants’ knowledge and understanding of gender power relations, masculinity and violence against women; and strengthening participants' knowledge and skills in delivering effective training. During the Training of Trainer (ToT) workshop, participants learned and practicalized different theoretical and conceptual frameworks on understanding gender power relations regarding masculinities and violence against women and girls.

NEXT VIRTUAL DIALOGUE: Resistances, 6-13 May 2015

01 May 2015

The UN Women Community of Practice will hold its sixth Virtual Dialogue from 6th – 13th May, on the topic of Resistances in Training for Gender Equality. The objective of this Virtual Dialogue is to reflect on the nature and causes of resistances in training for gender equality, as well as strategies for overcoming resistances and harnessing them for transformative change (see concept note for full details).

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