Gender and Disarmament

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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Effort
1,5 h.
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
French
Spanish
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

Understand the contribution disarmament can make to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and how components of the SDG agenda can be used as entry points for gender-sensitive disarmament

About this course

The course is split into two modules, one on concepts and normative framework, and another one on mainstreaming gender using the call for action of latest resolutions to illustrate with best practices and concrete examples on the “how to”:

  • Gender and Disarmament Module 1 – Introducing Gender and Disarmament
  • Gender and Disarmament Module 2 – The Role of Women in Mainstreaming Gender in Disarmament

Target audience

Gender and disarmament staff

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the contribution disarmament can make to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and how components of the SDG agenda can be used as entry points for gender-sensitive disarmament
  2. Identify key concepts and gender issues in different aspects of disarmament
  3. Explore women’s empowerment and participation in disarmament processes
  4. Analyze key frameworks for mainstreaming gender in disarmament, including frameworks for sustaining peace; and
  5. Identify initiatives for mainstreaming gender in disarmament.