The Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) organized a workshop on gender equality in tax administration, in cooperation with UNDP, in Kigali on May 20. The event saw active participation from the senior leadership of RRA, the Gender Monitoring Office, and UNDP, underscoring their commitment to improving the Rwandan tax system for gender equality. The leadership has […]

Between May 20 and 24, 2024, the UNDP Gender Seal Team and Tax for SDGs Initiative in collaboration with country offices of Nigeria and Ghana, organized a 4-day regional capacity building and community of practice event in Nigeria. The event focused on enhancing the understanding of relevant public officers of four tax administrations in Nigeria […]

A Global Forum on Public Administration was held at the World Bank headquarters from May 28-29 in Washington DC under the theme “Transforming Governments for a Livable Planet.” Co-hosted by UNDP, Transparency International, Apolitical, and several other organizations, the event brought together over 300 public administrators, policymakers, academics, civil society organizations, international organizations, and thought […]

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), officially launched the  EQUANOMICS initiative in the Philippines during an event on local public finance and gender equality which took place on 23-24 May in Manila. The event brought together key stakeholders, including 62 officers from BLGF, local treasurers, […]

Imagine a world where over half the population possesses untapped potential to lead, innovate, and shape the future. This is not just hypothetical—it reflects our current global landscape. Despite women constituting more than half of the global population, their representation in leadership roles lags strikingly behind.  The most recent UN SDGs 2023 report paints a picture of […]

On April 9, a significant moment took place as the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions was officially introduced within the Human Rights Defender Office (HRDO) of the Republic of Armenia. This initiative falls under the UNDP’s “Women in Politics, Public Administration and Civil Society” project, funded by the UK Good Governance Fund. The launch […]

In a landmark event within the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) marked a significant milestone on March 21st with its first ever Gender Equality Seal Global Awarding Ceremony. This virtual celebration recognized the outstanding efforts of 18 public institutions worldwide in implementing reforms aimed […]