Be a change maker for gender equality! The Gender and Organizational Change workshop at the Turin Centre opens minds and pathways to create more equitable organizations. This course is useful for leaders in the public sector, such as the UN or other international organizations, as well as the private sector. For more information, click here: … Read more

4 February 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women released a discussion paper setting out arguments for gender equality as an accelerator for progress across all the SDGs. The paper recommends adopting a holistic approach to gender equality focused on transforming structures that create and perpetuate gender equalities, in order to support integrated … Read more

Newly published: The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace and Security is a testament to two decades of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and a century of women’s peace activism. Our starting point for the Handbook was the recognition that key tensions and ambiguities underlie the Women, Peace and Security agenda that need to be seriously … Read more

WILPF Launches a “Towards a Feminist Security Council” Guidance Note to Accelerate Action on Women, Peace and Security Direct Link to Full 32-Page 2018 WILPF Publication: https://www.peacewomen.org/sites/default/files/WILPF_Feminist%20Security%20Council%20Guide_Print.pdf For more than 100 years, WILPF has been at the forefront of advocating for feminist peace based on equality, justice and demilitarised security for all. During our more than … Read more

Check out the new publication: “The Europe we want? Feminist approaches to gender, migration, and democracy“ November 2018,  WIDE Download: http://www.wide-netzwerk.at/images/publikationen/2018/TheEuropeWeWant-FeministApproaches-Migration.pdf It is a publication of the WIDE network on gender and migration, aspects of refugees and has a focus on challenges in Spain, Austria, Poland, Belgium and Spain. Information in Englisch: http://www.wide-netzwerk.at/index.php/international/365-wide-publication-the-europe-we-want Project partners were: … Read more

What’s a Gender Focal Point within an organisation? What does this function entail? How can GFPs make the difference? The course is the chance for strengthening your capacities to effectively act as an agent of change. Jointly developed and implemented by UN Women Training Centre and ITCILO, the course has trained more than 300 GFPs all … Read more

Violence in the world of work is a threat to the dignity, security, health and well-being of everyone. It has an impact not only on workers and employers, but also on their families, communities, economies and society as a whole. In the course of this training, experts will share innovative initiatives, instruments and strategies to tackle … Read more

Women’s rights cannot be fully attained in the conditions of conflict and violence. And no society can call itself truly peaceful unless it has achieved gender equality, and ensured women’s meaningful participation in decision-making at all levels, including on peace and security. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) … Read more

In May 2018, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the World Conference on Human Rights, the Vienna+25 conference brought together experts from all world regions: High-level representatives of the UN, human rights defenders and Independent human rights experts from civil society and academia, regional, sub-regional and national human rights institutions as well as … Read more