Agenda

Professional Certificate in Strategic Gender Equity Planning

Day One: Monday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair and Delegate’s Introductions 
Chair’s look ahead to the week 
Delegates’ introductions, objectives and organisational challenges:

  • Best advances in the past 5 years
  • Biggest set-backs
  • 3 main issues to address

 

10:45

Legal framework analysis

  • National/international obligations: CEDAW/SDG5/ The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: and the Sendai agreement
  • What the law says
  • How is it implemented – some country analysis
  • What are the challenges/ what is not working?

 

11:15

Morning coffee

 

11:30

Thematic issue in Gender and Development 1:

Gender and Politics – democracy, and voice.

  • Women in Political Elections
  • Participation of women voters
  • Women candidates and Representation in Parliament
  • Minimising violence against women in elections
  • Media coverage

 

12:45

Lunch

 

13:30

Thematic issue in Gender and Development 2:

Gender and International Politics – representation, participation and the post-conflict environment

  • Women’s participation in Peace Talks
  • Mainstreaming gender into Security System reforms
  • Implementation of UNSCR 1325+. National Action Plans
  • Examples from 3 continents

 

14:45

Coffee Break

 

15:00

Thematic issue in Gender and Development 3:

Gender-based Violence: Combatting sexual trafficking and exploitation

 

16:00

Case Study: Practical perspective on combatting trafficking.

 

16:45

End of Day Wrap Up, questions, close.

 


Day Two: Tuesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:00

Thematic issue in Gender and Development 4:

GBV 2: Reproductive rights

 

11:00

Case Study: FGM and abortion (dependant on Delegates background)

 

11:30

Morning Coffee

 

11:45

Thematic issue in Gender and Development 5:

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (dependant on delegates countries and background)

 

13:00

Lunch

 

14:00

Empowering women through entrepreneurship initiatives – comparative analysis

  • Local and National Initiatives
  • How were they implemented
  • What was their impacts?

 

15:00

Afternoon Tea

 

15:15

Gender Mainstreaming theory

  • Importance of Gender Mainstream theory into policy-making
  • Aims, Scope and Methods
  • What Gender Mainstreaming is not about.

 

16:45

End of Day Wrap Up and questions

 

17:00

Close

 


Day Three: Wednesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:00

Identify Gender Inequalities and Define gender equality objectives

  • Understanding your challenges
  • Defining clear goals

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:30

How to account for Gender in policy planning

 

12:45

Lunch

 

13:45

Organisational Capacity Building

 

15:00

Afternoon tea

 

15:15

Effective Action plan design

 

16:45

End of Day Wrap-Up and Questions

 

17:00

Close

 


Day Four: Thursday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:00

Workshop: Design an action plan

Based on the theory learnt on Day 3, delegates will draft their own Action Plan

 

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:30

Budgeting your Gender Equity project

 

13:00

Lunch

 

14:00

Implementing Effective Policies and Gender Equity Projects

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How to implement effective policies
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Methods for an effective implementation

 

 

   

 

15:30

Afternoon Tea

 

15:45

Workshop: Monitoring and Evaluating Gender Based Projects and programmes.

delegates will be given a case example sand invited to conduct monitoring and evaluation from a gender perspective

 

16:30

End of the Day Wrap Up

 

16:45

Close

 


Day Five: Friday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:00

Advocacy and Gender-based Stakeholder management

How to convince colleagues Gender considerations are important and relevant to their work (continued).

Universal principles of advocacy

Why bother with gender? How to convince your colleagues

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:30

Chartered Management Institute Assignments and Criteria

Structuring a written piece of work for assessment - generic overview and principles

 

12:45

 

 Delegate Final discussion and feedback
  • Certificates
  • Evaluation Form

 

13:00

Lunch