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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.