Gender equality has made strides in the last decades, although the progress is not fast as expected. Inequalities are still resilient and challenges remain, now more than ever. COVID-19 was a tsunami that rolls through our lives and our society.
How can organizations better manage with the gender equality challenges in the new era? How can Gender Focal Point networks support organizations in embracing chance?
If you are a Gender Focal Point pushing for equality in the workplace, improve your practice and widen your network with this training course!
The Centre’s eLearning methods include dynamic discussions and practical exercises
Participants engage in Q&A with experts and virtually work with their peers in small breakout sessions
Participants examine best practices and utilize tools from the United Nations system
This United Nations Gender Focal Points capacity-building programme, collaboratively designed by the ITCILO and the UN Women Training Centre, will introduce GFPs to the UN gender architecture and the latest gender policies and frameworks. The programme includes a 5-week online learning and action-planning phase. GFPs will explore strategies and tools for identifying and addressing obstacles to gender equality in their context. They will examine gender-mainstreaming tools relating to Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (GEEW), and their concrete application.
Gender Focal Points and gender facilitators tasked with supporting and promoting gender integration in their work units, organizations and agencies; UN Gender Focal Points and UN staff working on gender equality.
ITCILO training for me was a journey from zero to hero and soon after this training, I started fulfilling my duties as a gender focal point more confidently and effectively.
This 5-week eLearning journey will provide you with the basic knowledge and guidance in the understanding why gender equality matter, particularly in this “new COVID-19 era”. Going through the contents of Block 1 you will comprehend why there is a need of change, while in Block 2 you will discover tools and strategies for gender mainstreaming.
The final goal of supporting you making change happen!
Your 5-week ELearning journey includes 30 learning hours as follows:
Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Participation.
By the end of your eLearning journey, you will be able to:
Let me confess, my team and I got trained by ITCILO to be ‘Agents of Change’. It proved to be the perfect bridge to unify our motivation and commitments with required skills. Now working together is so different as a team and more impactful indeed.
Here are three key reasons, among others, to take this course: