The Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, certified in May 2022 with the UNDP Bronze Gender Equality Seal, has been awarded the 1st Prize for Best Local Practice with a Gender Perspective in the “Parity Democracy” category witg the experience “Technical assistance and mentoring to the Commission of Adolescent Women Leaders of Metropolitan Lima (COMULÍA)”. The jury […]

During July 21st and 22nd, UNDP and the Gender Department of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), one of the four Regional Economic Commissions for Africa (RECs), held a 2 days’ workshop on the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions (GES PI) in Djibouti, with the support of the Canadian International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDA).  Public Institutions play […]

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 […]