The course targets policymakers, academics from universities and research centres, and representatives of civil society in developing and least developed countries involved in policy formulation and implementation, research, teaching, advocacy or field work in the area of trade and gender.
Jointly organized by the CEB Task Force on Addressing Sexual Harassment, the UN Secretariat and UN Women
Launching event of the ‘ILO Action Week on Convention No. 190’. This high-level dialogue will mark the momentous entering into force of Convention No.190 and elicit a call for a renewed commitment and ambitious actions to accelerating progress to prevent, address and end violence and harassment in the world of work for all.
The International Gender Champions Disarmament Impact Group and the BWC Implementation Support Unit welcome you to an interactive discussion on the relevance of gender perspectives to the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention.
The Open Think Tank Network cordially invites you to join the launch event of its report on Feminist Foreign Policy on December 9th, 2020, 7-9pm CET.
Women are under-represented in cyber security. The objective of this webinar is to discuss and demonstrate the importance of a diverse and inclusive sector for women in this sector; barriers to entry, opportunities, lessons learned & the way forward.
Vienna Discussion Forum 2020: The Future is Gender-inclusive: Global Responses in Crisis Management and Recovery
The 2020 Vienna Discussion Forum will focus on how crisis preparedness, response and recovery efforts need to be gender-responsive to ensure that they do not reinforce inequalities but rather strengthen the principles of human rights, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and the commitments of the 2030 Agenda.
What are the sex- and gender-related effects of biological weapons and disease more globally? Can awareness of sex-specific differences improve public health responses to biological weapons? And how can understanding gendered dynamics help improve strategies to minimize the spread of infection?
Online High-Level Roundtable: “Tackling the Shadow Pandemic – Violence Against Women During COVID-19 Times”
One in three women experiences physical or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Every year, the Ban Ki-moon Centre supports the global UN Women campaign “Orange the World” that takes place between the 25th of November and the 10th of December to raise awareness for this grave issue.
On Wednesday 25 November (15-16:30 CET) - the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Kofi Annan Foundation will convene a group of experts and leaders* in the field to discuss concrete solutions and policy responses, and promote their urgent adoption and implementation.