The Ministry of Economy and Finance of Uzbekistan (MoEF) and UNDP organized a three-day capacity building event on the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions on 23-26 October in Tashkent. The event brought together officers from different departments and divisions of the MoEF in addition to selected officers from other government departments, including the Customs […]

South Africa has made steady progress towards raising the representation of women in senior management service (SMS) which now stands at 45.5%. However, this pace has been slow and drawn out over the years since independence in 1994. There is therefore need to accelerate the pace of gender transformation in the public service to reach […]

Setting an important example and demonstrating true leadership for gender equality, the Mongolian Tax Administration (MTA) has become the first public institution in the country to implement the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions, in partnership with the National Committee on Gender Equality. This is part of the broader EQUANOMICS initiative, which was officially launched […]

Making progress towards gender equality, as set out in the Sustainable Development Goals, requires systematic and innovative approaches. One such approach is Gender-Responsive Budgeting (GRB) which is a fiscal planning and allocation process that ensures government budgets address and mitigate gender-based disparities and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. GRB has played an important role […]

Seeking to learn about international experiences and identify opportunities for the design and execution of budgets with a gender perspective, the first activity of the Community of Practice was carried out for organizations that are part of the process of the UNDP Gender Equality Seal for public institutions. In Chile, In a hybrid format, the conversation “Public […]

Within the framework of the launching of Chile’s Feminist Foreign Policy, held in the O’Higgins Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and led by Foreign Minister Alberto van Klaveren, together with the Undersecretaries of Foreign Affairs, Gloria de la Fuente, and International Economic Relations, Claudia Sanhueza, the letter of commitment for UNDP Gender Equality […]

Implemented jointly in the country by UNDP and the Ministry of Women. The Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions/Igualando RD is an accelerator towards gender equality aligned with the country’s National Development Strategy, the National Plan for Gender Equality and Equity, and other national policy instruments, as well as the 2030 Agenda. Through its implementation, […]

UNDP’s Gender Team and Tax for SDGs Initiative conducted a five-part webinar series from 13-27 July for country offices involved in the EQUANOMICS program, a global endeavor to make fiscal policies work for gender equality with a special focus on the tax system. The webinars brought together 38 country offices from around the world, including […]

A team of experts from UNDP’s Tax for SDGs Initiative and the Gender Team conducted a hybrid mission to Nigeria from 24-28 July to explore the alignment of Nigeria´s tax system with the SDGs, with a focus on Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) on gender equality and Sustainable Development Goal 17.1 (SDG 17.1) on […]