Training for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Training for gender equality and women’s empowerment is an essential component for UN Women’s commitment to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Training for gender equality enhances knowledge and skills, while providing techniques and resources to improve the performance and quality of our actions to bring about positive change for all and create an equitable and peaceful society.

UN Women’s training and capacity development approach are guided by key international normative instruments, in particular:

Our Solutions

The UN Women Training Centre provides high-quality training courses, programmes and resources on key issues related to UN Women’s priorities as well as emerging topics. We foster and employ innovative, participatory learning approaches and methodologies. We work with diverse partners around the world to ensure the quality and effectiveness of our training services and products.

For regular updates, and to access information on training for gender equality and women’s empowerment, visit the centre’s community of practice:

  • Training for Gender Equality Community of Practice:
    This is a knowledge-sharing platform (available in English, French and Spanish) run by trainers and experts on gender equality. It features good practices and innovative tools, promotes information-sharing and inspires discussion on key issues related to training for gender equality.
  • Women Virtual Campus (coming soon)
    The virtual campus is UN Women’s e-learning platform will widen the outreach of training materials and opportunities at the global level. The e-learning platform is expected to be available by mid-2014.

In addition, if you have expertise on training for gender equality, and want to share your experience and skills, you can join the Training Centre’s pool of experts through:

  • Gender Training Experts Roster:
    A global online platform that allows UN Women to identify and mobilize a diverse range of experts and trainers on gender equality. Registration is open in the areas of gender equality, economic empowerment, political participation, peace and security, and HIV/AIDS.

For more information about the UN Women Training Centre, contact us:
Address: Av. César Nicolás Penson #102
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 10108
Tel: +1 829-954-0000

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Roster of Gender Experts and Trainers

Free online courses

Implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security - online course

A series of courses developed by UN Women in partnership with the Peace Operations Training Institute aims to raise awareness, build capacities and promote the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security. The three courses focus on national and regional implementation in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean, respectively.