Integrated national financing frameworks (INFFs) were first introduced in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda to support increased alignment of financing from all sources with national sustainable development objectives. INFFs focus on strengthening planning and overcoming barriers to finance sustainable development, through a financing strategey
A recent blog by UN Women presents analysis and lessons from the 2018 monitoring round for SDG Indicator 5.c.1, shedding light on government efforts to design and implement gender budget tracking systems. Data from 69 countries show that despite global progress in adopting gender budgeting, gaps persist in the implementation of policies and laws on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Less than half of the reporting countries indicated having adequate resource allocations...
Paper discussing the definition and measurement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 5.c.1. (reclassified to Tier II) and comparing Indicator 5.c.1 with other SDG fiscal indicators.
2018 marked the first year gender equality was featured as part of the main Financing for Development (FFD) Forum programme. An expert session brought together three leading experts to review trends in financing for gender equality and explore options to increase fiscal space at the national and local level.
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 5.c.1 “Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment” has been recently reclassified as Tier II by the Inter-Agency Expert Group on SDGs. The indicator measures progress towards Target 5c of the SDGs to “adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels”. It links the policy and legal requirements for gender equality with resource allocations for their implementation. By tracking resource allocations, governments introduce deliberate measures into the planning and budgeting cycle to meet their gender policy objectives such as eliminating gender based violence or increasing women’s employment. By making these allocations public, governments commit to higher levels of transparency and accountability in budget decision making.
The Government of Andalusia has presented, as part of its 2018 Budget Bill, its Gender Impact Assessment Report. The report is an ex ante evaluation of the resources that the Government of Andalusia allocates to the promotion of gender equality. The Report, together with G + Program and Gender Budgeting Audits, are the main elements of the Gender Budgeting strategy in the Andalusian region.
UN Women Training Centre has opened registration to the Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) course in Spanish. It will take place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 18 to 23 February 2018 at the UN Women Training Centre. All interested governmental policymakers and development practitioners are encouraged to complete the application form by 31 January 2018.
The Global Programme Increasing Accountability in Financing for Gender Equality’ was developed to increase financing for national gender equality commitments in sixteen countries and to strengthen government and donor accountability on financing decisions and practices. Drawing on diverse country experiences, this brief showcases the programme’s comprehensive approach together with its achievements and lessons.
This report draws on the ten indicators including global indicator on gender equality of the Global Partnership monitoring framework. This report provides a first global snapshot of the state of play in implementing selected Busan commitments. In the midp
The ITC/ILO gender marker is a one-digit code (on a 0 to 3 scale) used by ITC to assess ;whether or not ITC/ILO ;training activities are designed in a gender-sensitive way in order to address the needs of women and men as ultimate beneficiaries of development actions.The application of the marker is preceded by appropriate awareness-raising sessions and accompanied by guidance from gender specialists (if needed).