Last 28th November UNDP, in partnership with the Agency for Gender Equality of BiH as co-lead institution, kickstarted a two day consultative event and training to support the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HJPC BiH) in implementation of Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions. Implementation of gender equality standards is of utmost importance […]

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Service Centre for Africa, with the support of the Government of Canada, held the first Regional Training of Trainers on the Gender Equality Seal for the Public Institutions (GES-PI) in Africa  from 14 -16 November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The three day training attracted , up to 40 […]

To support the strengthening of the capacities of these institutions, UNDP develops the Key Course on Gender Equality for Public Institutions, a regional course that began its first edition in 2020. The Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions is present in 47 public institutions and eight countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (Chile, Colombia, […]

In the context of the VI Ibero American Summit of Local Gender Agendas held in Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Spain), territorial leaders, academia and civil society from Latin America and Spain, reflected on the UNDP Gender Equality Seal program for Public Institutions as a strategy to accelerate the implementation of local agendas on gender equality. […]

In the presence of the UNDP RR, Mrs. Rokya Ye Dieng, and delegates from the Ministries and the media, the Minister of Gender, Mrs. Gisele Ndaya, proceeded to the launching of the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions in DRC. This launch is the beginning of the government’s ownership of this mechanism, which will allow […]

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly with the Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Role of Women in Society, Gender Equality and Family, the Committee on Women and Gender Equality of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis and the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan launched the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions program to […]

Makerere University enrolls in the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions, as the first public institution in the continent and the first university part of the global Seal program. When Makerere University in Uganda allowed women to have a 1.5-point advantage over men in admissions 30 years ago, it made a historic step among universities in East Africa. Today, […]

The UNDP and UN Women hosted a collaborative event, “Boosting Women’s Political Participation”, to reflect on the critical role of women’s equal participation in democratic governance in achieving the SDG targets by 2030. The event was part of the Reflections series, which offers lessons based on evaluations collected over the past 10 years of UNDP work. […]

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 […]