Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers (KIT + UN Women)

KIT and UN Women are pleased to open registration for its certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers, which runs from October 2017 to April 2018. This new six-month course combines blended learning (face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam and virtual workshops) with mentoring and networking to: sharpen training skills and knowledge of gender and development concepts >> Read more

UN Women Virtual Dialogue and Webinar: Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies in Training for Gender Equality

Despite its growing popularity, training for gender equality currently lacks conceptual clarity on two core issues: a theory of how change occurs through training; and how feminist pedagogical principles can be applied to training to evoke such change. To generate debate on these issues, the UN Women Training Centre will host a Virtual Dialogue from >> Read more

TRAINING: Call for United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme

For more information, see the attached call: UNU-GEST open call 2017 United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training (UNU-GEST) Programme at the University of Iceland. The UNU-GEST Programme at the University of Iceland is inviting government ministries and agencies, NGOs, civil society foundations and international development partners working in the field of gender equality to >> Read more

New grant equips researchers to advance gender-responsive agricultural research in sub-Saharan Africa

GREAT (Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation) is a new project that will equip researchers to create more inclusive and effective agricultural systems by addressing the priorities of both women and men in sub-Saharan Africa.   Achieving greater parity among women and men in sub-Saharan Africa so they more equally share the benefits of agricultural research >> Read more

Training program for social scientists on gender and agriculture research

A training program on Researching Gender and Agriculture is being held in Nairobi over 2016. Applications are due at the end of February.  Participants are responsible for all costs. See the flyer for more information:  Researching Gender and Agriculture pdf

New UN Women online training: How to manage gender-responsive evaluation

This new UN Women eLearning course has 9 modules that aim to support those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. The course is intended to complement the UN Women Evaluation Handbook, a practical handbook to help those initiating, >> Read more

New online course on gender-sensitive governance: what does it look like and how can we work towards it?’

This free web-based course offered by BRIDGE, Institute of Development Studies, and the Gender Hub provides participants with a general grounding in the current concepts of governance from a gender perspective and offers some examples and resources for applying these within key governance institutions, with a focus on governments. Course objectives: Why does gender matter for governance? How >> Read more

Training Opportunity: Designing for Behavior Change in Agriculture and Gender

The TOPS (Technical and Operational Performance Support) program is hosting a five-day Designing for Behavior Change in Agriculture and Gender training in Washington, D.C., November 3-7. The Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) framework helps practitioners to identify behavioral determinants and create a behavior change strategy in their programs. This training will equip participants to utilize the entire >> Read more