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Virtual Dialogue on Professionalization of Gender Trainers

24 October 2016

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the Virtual Dialogue: Professionalization of gender trainers, which aims to to discuss the professionalization of gender trainers – reflecting on how trainers are currently trained, developed or “made”; what qualifications they should have; what criteria and credentials they should meet; what kinds of professional ethics and standards they should aspire to uphold; how this should be decided and by whom; and what the opportunities and limitations of such classifications are.

Pilot Training Workshop on Gender and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Kenya

15 October 2016

This past 4-6 October, the UN Women Training Centre and the Ending Violence Against Women Section delivered a workshop on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) to country level programmers and practitioners. The workshop aimed to leverage knowledge from and embed broader prevention approaches that address gender inequalities and violence against women and girls in tailoring programming approaches to addressing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.

Training Workshop on Care Economy and Gender Equality in Viet Nam

28 September 2016

From 14 – 16 September 2016, the UN Women Training Centre jointly with the UN Women Country Office in Viet Nam delivered a training workshop on care economy and gender equality to more than 40 national partners from the government, civil society organizations, and UN agencies in Viet Nam. The 3-day training workshop aimed to enhance awareness, knowledge and understanding among policy makers, practitioners, and researchers in Viet Nam on the critical place that unpaid care work occupies in development and on the importance to recognize, reduce and redistribute the unequal burden of care work on women. The training equipped the audience with skills and tools for analyzing and identifying types of interventions and policies for a fair and equal social organization of care.

Community of Practice now available on our eLearning Campus!

20 September 2016

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the online Community of Practice (CoP)on Training for Gender Equality is now part of our eLearning Campus. This online community and platform aims to support the informed discussion and reflection on the current trends of training and capacity development for gender equality, the collection and dissemination of good practices and the identification of institutions, opportunities and resources for training for gender equality at the global level.

Virtual Dialogue on Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies

16 September 2016

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the Virtual Dialogue: Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies in Training for Gender Equality, which aims to articulate theories of change for training for gender equality; and how feminist pedagogical principles can be applied to training to evoke such change. This Virtual Dialogue will take place online from 3 - 21 October, 2016 on the UN Women Training Centre Gender Equality Community of Practice (CoP).

UNDP Country Team poses with I Know Gender certificates

Training on Gender Mainstreaming with UNDP Dominican Republic Office

5 August 2016

On 4 August 2016, the UN Women Training Centre delivered a training to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Dominican Republic country team on Gender Mainstreaming in Programmes and Projects. Participants first completed the Spanish version of the online self-paced course I Know Gender, which provided an introduction to gender concepts, issues, and international frameworks, before focusing gender mainstreaming in the face-to- face portion of the training.

UNITAR Announces Retreat for Women Senior Leaders

22 July 2016

In partnership with the InClaritas Foundation, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is holding Leading in Times of Global Transition, a retreat for women senior leaders. The three-day intensive retreat aims to achieve heightened personal leadership skills.