2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Gender Equality

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Course details

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Effort
1.5 hours
Level
Introductory
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

The course serves as an introduction for beginners in the area of gender equality; it can help gender equality advocates to position and contextualize their work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
2030 Agenda
Gender equality

About this course

The principles of gender equality are integral to the goals, targets and indicators embedded across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The course serves as an introduction for beginners in the area of gender equality; it can help gender equality advocates to position and contextualize their work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; and it can assist practitioners working on other SDGs, beyond SDG 5 on gender equality, begin to understand how gender equality is related to their work, identify what the entry points for promoting gender equality are, and how gender equality is integrated into the measurement criteria for the achievement of a particular SDG and its targets.

Target audience

Government representatives and public servants, officials from the UN System and other international organizations, Civil Society Organizations representatives, academics and general public.

Learning objectives

The Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development training course aims to develop and strengthen awareness of gender equality and women’s empowerment issues within the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.