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Registration is now open for the course on Gender Mainstreaming

18 May 2018

UN Women/Ryan Brown

  UN Women/Ryan Brown

The UN Women Training Centre opens registration for the new edition of the Gender Mainstreaming course, which will take place between the 17 September to 19 October 2018, including one face-to-face week-long workshop in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the success of the pilot of this course in Geneva, Switzerland in 2017 and a second edition for Asia in Bangkok, Thailand; this third edition has been organized with the support of UN Women’s regional office for Europe and Central Asia (ECA).

A blended course, the Gender Mainstreaming consists of four weeks of online training at UN Women Training Centre’s eLearning Campus and one week face-to-face; where the participants will be able to solidify what they have learnt with practical exercises, dynamic and participatory activities and case studies. Participants will also have the invaluable chance to network with one another.

The objective of the course is to build on the capacities of the United Nation’s System, stakeholders, development organisation and all those interested in incorporating a gender perspective in public policy, programs, projects, institutions and organisations. With this in mind, the course will cover:

Basic concepts on gender mainstreaming

  • ·         Current development context. Gender Equality in the SDGs and 2030 agenda
  • ·         Global commitments to Gender mainstreaming
  • ·         Rationales for gender mainstreaming
  • ·         What is gender mainstreaming?
  • ·         Added value of gender mainstreaming

Gender mainstreaming in Programmes and Projects Cycle, public policies and institutions or organizations

  • ·         Gender Analysis
  • ·         Data and statistics for Gender Equality
  • ·         Formulating Results for Gender Equality
  • ·         Gender-Responsive Budgeting
  • ·         Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting on Gender Mainstreaming
  • ·         Gender Mainstreaming within the Sectoral Approach and organizations
  • ·         Transformational leadership; Organizational culture; Human resources;
  • ·         Staff accountability and incentives for gender mainstreaming;
  • ·         financial resources and budget
For more information on the content, an information leaflet on the course is available for download, just follow this link. Currently this training program is only available in English.

The cost of the course is 2000 USD per person. There are discounts available for groups of four or more participants coming from the same organisation or office.

You can register now using on our application form on line: HERE

This registration form will be available until 16 September 2018.