We successfully closed the second edition of the virtual course “Keys to Gender Equality. Real and innovative solutions for public institutions” in which more than 40 public institutions from six Latin American and Caribbean countries -Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and the Dominican Republic- participated. For 7 weeks we shared theoretical and practical content […]

About 200 people from more than 40 public institutions from six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean -Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and the Dominican Republic- participate in the second edition of the course “Keys to Gender Equality. Real and innovative solutions for public institutions”. At the end of September, the virtual course “Keys […]

August 27, Panama City, Panama.  Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions that has been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The region is currently immersed in a triple crisis: the COVID-19 pandemic, inequality, and a climate change and the loss of biodiversity crisis. In order to reflect on the progress and […]

Addis Ababa, 30 July 2021 – Despite the remarkable progress made to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment on the continent, many regional institutions and member states still lag behind. Evidence continues to suggest that more must be done to create opportunities for women’s participation in public institutions at regional and national levels. UNDP, in partnership […]

Applying the gender perspective is not only a matter of will, therefore, from UNDP we created the course: Keys to Gender Equality in Public Administration. A practical and innovative training to face the challenges that the integration of the gender perspective in the public sector requires.

Latin America and the Caribbean is the pioneer region in rolling out the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions. This is an innovative solution developed by UNDP to support and promote public institutions on advancing gender equality through their public policies and organizations.

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. There has been progress over the last decades: More girls are going to school, fewer girls are forced into early marriage, more women are serving in parliament and positions of leadership, and laws are being […]