Gender equality is fundamental to delivering on the promise of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The benefits, the business case and the evidence are widely available for advancing gender equality in the world of work. Yet, important and hard-won gender equality and diversity inclusion gains appear to be at risk. Further, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has threatened the livelihoods of millions of workers, increased gender gaps and pushed vulnerable groups farther away from decent work.
How can we step-up actions to achieve gender equality and diversity inclusion, which are essential to deliver on the promise of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda?
The Academy offers a global forum to learn from high-level international experts, discuss and share experience with practitioners and test practical approaches and innovative methodologies.
The Academy is designed for development professionals who are responsible for advancing gender equality and women's socio-economic empowerment, including:
A combination of plenary lectures, panel discussions and keynote speeches will guide you through a transformative agenda for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work.
At the same time, you will also be able to customize your learning journey by choosing among a variety of parallel elective workshops, designed as stand-alone units of one training day, but also “stackable” in a modular structure.
During the two weeks, plenary sessions and hands-on elective workshops may include:
A combination of plenary sessions, discussion and hands-on elective workshops will guide you through a transformative agenda for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work, including:
The Academy will allow you to:
Connect, network and share knowledge and insights with fellow professionals and organizations from all over the world