The course provides main strategies and basic tools to effectively promote
gender equality in external and development policies. By the end of this
course participants will have gained knowledge and understanding of:
1) the main strategies and approaches to promote gender equality in
2) basic tools to unravel and analyze gender relations
3) basic skills to transform a gender blind approach and pursue a
meaningful dialogue on how to implement a gender sensitive approach in
different aid modalities.
The course is primarily targeted at staff involved in the management of EU
development co-operation, in the Commission (in particular Delegation staff),
in Member States as well as in partner organisations.
The pre-requisite for participation is basic knowledge on Gender concepts, on
EU Commitments to promote gender equality in development co-operation (see:
GENDER Online Course 1: Basic Training on Gender and Development)
- Review of several strategies such as women’s empowerment,
capacity building, equal opportunities, temporal corrective measures, gender
mainstreaming, gender budgeting and the political dialogue, with special
attention for the European twin-track and three-pronged approach.
- Basic tools, such as analytical frameworks to unravel gender
gaps, tables and exercises to identify practical and strategic gender
interests, gender responsive indicators, checklists, advocacy and others.
Approximately 10 hours, including the readings, exercises and communication
with tutors. This course will be open during the following period:
30 April – 28 May 2012
Reference documentation and contact with tutor can also be provided in
French, Spanish or Portuguese
Inscription : Anne Caudron - Anne.Caudron@ec.europa.eu
Information on the content :
DEVCO - Gender Online Course 2: basic tools & strategies for gender
mainstreaming in EU development cooperation, open from 30th April till
Registration in Syslog for EC staff:
Registration in Syslog for EEAS staff via sTESTA: