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Webinar for Gender Parity in Costa Rica

Training Centre holds Webinar for Gender Parity in Costa Rica, in the context of the 2016 local elections

1 July 2016

On June 30th, the UN Women Training Centre held the Webinar Gender Parity in Costa Rica, in the context of the 2016 local elections. The Webinar aimed to present the experience of Nielsen Perez, who was a candidate for Mayor of Vázquez de Coronado, a canton of the city of San Jose in Costa Rica. Her testimony presented the landscape of women´s political participation in the electoral process to the participants of the Webinar.

I Know Gender Course Module on Gender Equality in Emergencies Now Available!

8 June 2016

UN Women Training Centre is pleased to introduce Gender Equality in Emergencies, a new module part of the “I Know Gender” online course. This module, developed in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), addresses the importance of promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women during all operations, including humanitarian emergencies.

Success at the Gender Focal Points Training in Turin!

7 June 2016

This past 27 May, 33 participants completed the face-to-face portion of the Empowering UN System Gender Focal Points course. The course, organized jointly with the ITC-ILO, aims to strengthen the capacity of UN System gender focal points in their specific role and functions in advancing gender equality within their own organizations.

I Know Gender now available in Spanish and French!

6 June 2016

Over 15 thousand people from all over the world have already taken the course I Know Gender: An Introduction to Gender Equality for UN Staff. Now, the UN Women Training Centre is proud to announce the three core modules of the course are also available in Spanish and French.

UN Women Training Centre Participates in Training on Migration in Public Policies

30 May 2016

This past 23-27 May in Turin, Italy, the UN Women Training Centre helped deliver the course “Integrating Migration into Public Policy Planning” organized by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO) and the International Organization of Migration (IOM). This course consisted of a series of workshop that aimed to develop/strengthen capacities of the integration of migration into public policy, as well as the comprehension of the mechanisms, opportunities and challenges faced by migrants, and how to apply a human-rights approach to regulations linked to migration.

Now Available! Self-Learning Booklet on Masculinities and Violence Against Women and girls

12 May 2016

The Self-Learning Booklet: Masculinities and Violence against Women and Girls was developed as the result of a series of training courses that aim to strengthen capacities of development practitioners and advocates to understand, integrate and address critical gender issues in their lives and work. This tool aims to assist both UN and non-UN staff to better understand the issues of masculinities in relation to violence against women and girls.

UN Women Training Centre 2015 Annual Report

11 May 2016

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the publication of its 2015 Annual Report. The Report highlights the work and activities carried out by the Training Centre in 2015, a year of great growth and evolution for the Training Centre courses and its eLearning Campus. The Report details results from the 27 courses offered by the UN Women Training Centre. It also highlights the role of the Training Centre as a training resource hub by delivering Training of Trainers and holding and Expert Group Meeting on Training for Gender Equality.