18:54ONE-WEEK WORKSHOP ON GENDER RESPONSIVE BUDGETING FOR CIVIL SERVANTS FROM COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES IS LAUNCHED IN RUSSIA
Moscow, 17 June 2013. A one-week workshop on gender responsive budgeting with the focus on gender budgeting in employment has been launched in the premises of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RPANEPA) for civil servants from 7 countries covered by the joint UN Women/RPANEPA project. The workshop brings together representatives from Armenia, 3 persons; Kazakhstan, 3; Kyrgyzstan, 3; Moldova, 2; Russian Federation, 2; Tajikistan, 2; Ukraine, 1 person and representatives of UN Women Subregional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
It is expected, that the participants who have a critical role in the design of their countries’ national, regional and local budgets will get knowledge on gender-responsive budgeting methodology and apply them in their practical work.
RPANEPA executives, representatives of UN Women Subregional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia as well as UN Women Project Manager for the Russian Federation presented welcome remarks at the workshop inception. They briefed the participants on the GRB Center of Excellence’s goals and focus areas, as well the workshop’s agenda.
Professor Mr. Bartsits, Dean of the International Institute of Public Administration and Management at RPANEPA, emphasized once again a particular relevance of gender issues and especially gender-responsive budgeting for Russia and CIS as well as the issues of employment for women and gender budgeting in general. He proposed to increase capacities of the project and to make further development of this theme in the scientific field of the institute.
During the first day of the workshop
The Workshop Diary alongside with the Workshop Agenda and training methodological materials are available in Russian language at the Internet Help Desk on GRB at http://genderbudgets.ru/,created by the project (see Training page).
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