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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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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...


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...


World Government Summit

11 February 2018, World Government Summit - Experts from the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Gender Balance Council and the Ministry of Finance, United Arab Emirates, and UN Women exchanged best practices in implementing gender responsive budgeting around the world. During the high-level panel Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, said gender budgeting can make a difference in the lives of women and men...


High Level Lab Debate on Financing for Gender Equality

The twelfth edition of the European Development Days (EDD) took place in Brussels from 5 - 6 June 2018 under the overarching theme"Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest." At the EDD, UN Women organized a High-Level lab Debate on Gender Responsive Budgeting. The session was moderated by Ermira Lubani, UN Women's Regional GRB Manager, who emphasized UN Women's work in Europe and central Asia with the support of ADA, Swiss-Development and the EU....