Professional Certificate in Strategic Gender and Development Planning
15th - 19th June 2020, Virtual Learning
The Council of Europe Gender Equality Strategy 2013-2018 states 'achieving equality is central to the fulfilment of the Council of Europe's mission: safeguarding human rights, uploading democracy and preserving the rule of law'.
Gender issues have become increasingly integrated into development and sectoral policy planning, and have been proven to be a crucial component of building an innovative society and successful economy, as well as to securing international financial support for many organisations. Nevertheless, despite there being increased awareness of the economic, social and political damage caused by gender discrimination, the UN has noted that the ‘gains have been too slow and too uneven'. This course examines and analyses a broad range of issues, such as the relationship between gender and development, education and health.
A strategic approach will be taken, which will enable participants to identify key stakeholders, barriers and planning techniques to address gender inequality in all aspects of governance, business and society. Through practical case studies and discussions with leading practitioners, delegates will develop comprehensive and clear plans to facilitate gender equity within their organisation.
By the end of the course the delegates will be able to: