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GRB Training in Santo Domingo - From Theory to Practice

After an interactive and successful online training on gender-responsive budgeting (GRB), working groups from 8 countries will be meeting for the second part of their GRB training in a face-to-face seminar from 23-27 January 2017, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


GRB Course - UN Women Training Centre

UN Women Training Centre has developed courses on Gender-Responsive Budgeting for basic, intermediate and advanced participants.


2018 United Nations Public Service Forum and Awards

The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum took place in Marrakesh, in the Kingdom of Morocco from 21- 23 June 2018, under the overarching theme “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals”. The Forum was organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the Ministry of Administration and Civil Service Reform of the Kingdom of Morocco alongside further organizing partners. The United Nations Public Service Awards, took...


2018 IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings

18 April 2018 - UN Women, in collaboration with International Monetary Fund (IMF), will present an introduction to gender responsive budgeting in lead up to the 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group. This interactive discussion will address how to shape fiscal policy to close critical gender gaps and the importance of promoting women's active participation in planning and budgeting. Zohra Khan, Chief (OiC) Leadership and Governance, UN Women and Lisa Kolovich,...


Upcoming Gender Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish!

Details on how to register for UN Women Training Center's upcoming Gender Responsive Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish. Please read more for access to direct registration links.


2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group

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2019 UN Public Service Award - Call for Nominations

The United Nations is accepting nominations for the 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA). The UNPSA promotes and rewards innovation and excellence in public services in support of the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the principle of leaving no one behind. In 2019, nominations for the Awards are invited in five categories: 1. Delivering inclusive and equitable services to leave no one behind 2. Ensuring integrated approaches in the public-sector...


Gender budgeting helps empower ethnic minority women in Viet Nam

Due to gender discrimination and restrictive social roles, women and girls from ethnic minority groups in Viet Nam are particularly vulnerable to violence and discrimination. With financial support from the Government of Ireland, UN Women and the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) published a report on “Figures on Ethnic Minority Women and Men in Viet Nam 2015” presenting first-ever sex disaggregated  data on the socio-economic situation of the 53 recognized ethnic...


Afghanistan and Indonesia: South-South cooperation on GRB

From 11-16 August 2018,  the Afghanistan Office of the President, supported by UN Women and UNDP, organized a visit of senior government officials from Afghanistan to Indonesia to learn about their experiences implementing gender-responsive budgeting. Indonesia’s successful GRB story as helped the government to effectively distribute public funds to address the needs of women and men. The visit contributed to the development of a community of practice which opens dialogues between...


Women Count: Casebook for gender responsive budgeting groups

Building on their experience promoting gender responsive budgeting since 1989,  UK Women’s Budget Group will launch a new interactive resource on 10 September, 2018. " Women Count: A casebook for gender responsive budgeting groups" will compile WBG's lessons learned in regards to assessing the impact of governments economic policy on gender equality,as a knowledge sharing resource for civil society organizations and networks working on GRB. In addition to this resource, WBG...