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22 October 2018 - 23 November 2018

Empowering UN system gender focal points

22 October 2018 - 23 November 2018

Empowering UN system gender focal points

Empowering UN system gender focal points
Deadline for application: 01 October 2018
English
A9711194
Blended
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Course Information

22 October 2018 - 23 November 2018

English

Blended

Code: A9711194

English

Deadline: 01 October 2018

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Phases

Phases

Distance: 22 October 2018 - 16 November 2018

Turin centre: 19 November 2018 - 23 November 2018

Description

Description

This training course, which is delivered both online and residentially in Turin, will provide GFPs with an introduction to the UN gender architecture and explore strategies and tools for identifying and addressing gender equality obstacles within the UN. It will examine gender mainstreaming tools (such as gender markers and the UN system-wide policy on gender equality) and their concrete application to build a community of practice within the UN that fosters discussion and sharing of good practices.

Target audience

Target audience

UN System GFPs and gender facilitators tasked with supporting and promoting gender integration in their work units and agencies.

Objectives

Objectives

At the end of this blended training, GFPs will:

  • Deepen basic gender concepts;
  • Explore thematic areas dealing with key gender and women’s issues;
  • Understand gender architecture in the UN System;
  • Be able to apply gender mainstreaming tools;
  • Have developed their skills in advocacy and communication.

The training will also promote the building of a community to encourage discussion and sharing of good practices. This community will also support access to resources and tools.

Content

Content

This course is an introduction to gender mainstreaming and gender tools in the UN system. It is meant to support Gender Focal Points in getting started on gender mainstreaming.

This online and residential training in Turin will provide GFPs with an introduction to the UN Gender architecture and explore strategies and tools for identifying and addressing gender equality obstacles within the UN. It will examine gender mainstreaming tools (such as gender markers and the UN System Wide Approach on Gender Equality) and its concrete application and build a community of practice within the UN to foster discussion and sharing of good practices.

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course will use a combination of online and face to face knowledge sharing methodologies to build GFPs capacities starting from their existing experience and serve as a refresher on gender mainstreaming. The
ITCILO virtual gender campus will host the online phase and the face-to-face phase will be held on ITCILO Campus in Turin.

Contact us

ilsgen@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 2375

Subsistence cost: 615

Total cost: 2990

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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