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  1. Stanisław Pigoń shared information from the group Development Strategy with Africa 18 February 2023
    1. In a big contrast to all previous strategies and concepts of cooperation with Africa, it is for the first time any EU country, Germany in particular, has put such a explicit emphasis on a role of African women in the drive for Africa We Want. 2. It's all about walking the talk. Instead of...
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  2. ELIF PERLA shared information from the group Education and Development 4 May 2022
    In September 2022, UNGEI will convene grassroots, feminist CSOs and young feminist activists working to advance gender equality in and through education in New York . The objectives of this gathering are twofold, and complementary: 1. To meaningfully engage grassroots CSOs from the Global South as...
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  3. Patricia Rodriguez Fortun shared information from the group Environment, Climate Change and Green Economy 17 November 2021
    Check it in the European Green Deal - Greening EU cooperation (Environment and Climate Change) webinar series! ​To help you better understand EU’s green initiatives, units F1, F2, F3 and F4 have prepared webinars on integrated landscape management, green & sustainable cities, Green Deal policy...
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  4. ELIF PERLA shared information from the group Education and Development 8 March 2021
    Although primary education is free and compulsory in Nigeria, it is estimated that nearly 13 million children are out of school. Around 60% of them are girls. North Eastern Nigeria, and particularly Borno State in the North East is in a deeper educational crisis due to poverty, weak infrastructure...
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  5. ELIF PERLA shared information from the group Education and Development 11 February 2021
    Gender stereotypes, discrimination and poverty are holding back millions of girls. The International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that there is still much to do to ensure full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. While more women are entering the...
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  6. Digital4Women: how to enable women empowerment in Africa through mainstreaming digital technologies and services in EU development programmes.

    As many countries are experiencing a push towards a “digital economy”, the digital skills and literacy gender gaps need to be addressed. Despite significant investments in digital entrepreneurship, there remains a need to focus on job creation and employment opportunities through tech-enabled...
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  7. ELIF PERLA shared information from the group Education and Development 8 September 2020
    The International Literacy Day reminds us the importance of literacy which is an essential prerequisite skill at any age, for future learning, personal growth, and active citizenship. Despite progress made in the last 50 years, literacy challenges persist. A great number of children, youth and...
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  8. The gender impact of coronavirus

    Herewith I share an essay that raises some questions about how the Coronavirus crisis affects women and men differently. It reveals the key role of the care sector, referring to both paid and unpaid care work, and women’s specific roles and risks during the crisis. The article reviews some measures...
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  9. Balance the World! Tactics to help you launch a gender revolution.

    There’s a long way to go for us to live in a gender equal world. Women perform 66% of the work, but only earn around 10% of total income – while owning less than 1% of property. After 10 years of organising TEDx events on gender, Aurélie Salvaire compiled concrete solutions from...
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  10. 2017 Annual Implementation Report of GAP II

    Annual implementation report of the EU Gender Action Plan for 2017 has been approved and is available. https://europa.eu/capacity4dev/public-gender/documents/2017-annual-imple...
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  11. ELIF PERLA shared information from the group Education and Development 11 October 2018
    The European Union supports education projects in partner countries to empower women and youth to ensure they live a life of dignity and equality. Watch our new video #EUGirlsWeek
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  12. Gender mainstreaming: The new norm for development agencies

    Thanks in part to awareness campaigns like She is We , gender equality has become a key issue for the development community. This is particularly evident among the national development agencies, as many of them have adopted new rules and behaviours to mainstream gender in their everyday work. T he...
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  13. Former Capacity4dev Member shared information from the group OPSYS 19 July 2018
    As of 17 July pilot delegations can work with OPSYS results and monitoring. The first part of this module will progressively be rolled-out from September to mid-December 2018 across all delegations and HQ units according to the attached document listing all webinars organized for you in French,...
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  14. Capacity4dev Team shared an idea from the group Youth in Development 4 July 2018
    At 15, Agnes dropped out of school, forced by her parents to marry an unemployed 17-year-old who was unable to take care of her. S oon, Agnes became pregnant, but lost the baby after a difficult delivery. Malnourished and physically abused, she persevered, never giving up on the dream of one day...
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  15. Women in transport -- EU platform

    Currently only 22% of transport workers are women. At a recent event in Brussels, Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc met a few of them, as well as employers, academics and policy makers, to discuss what can be done to attract more women to the sector, at a time when technological progress opens up...
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