Are you considering your next career move? Want to advance faster in leadership or compensation? Puzzled by power politics in the office? Accelerate your career and uptick your leadership skills with this innovative, 9 practical women’s leadership “Power Tools” program entirely online. Created by New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of Take The Lead, Gloria Feldt, the course gives fresh insights to the dynamics and positive uses of power. Participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to maximize their effectiveness as leaders in achieving business or organizational... Read more
The BRIDGE Civic Education Development Project (CEDP) is a professional development project to build capacity in people working in areas of democracy and governance.This project developed from the concept of establishing a civics and governance component within the umbrella of BRIDGE. BRIDGE stands for Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections and the CEDP aims to expand the current BRIDGE elections (E) curriculum to include the Democracy and Governance (D and G) of BRIDGE.To find out details about the program please click on the URL below. Read more
Campaign Management 101 and 102 are comprehensive courses delivering instruction on campaign management for women launching careers in politics as campaign managers.
The Campaign Management 101 curriculum will cover understanding the roll of a campaign manager, campaign structure, local campaign laws/compliance, campaign office operations and staff management.
The Campaign Management 102 course curriculum will cover candidate scheduling, campaign finance, campaign strategy, campaign communications, marketing, public relations, crisis management and field strategy.
June 3, 2013 from 9am to 2pm... Read more
19 June-30 July 2013 (E05813) | Register for this course Instructors: Corey Barr and Nicola Popovic
It is now recognised that conflict prevention, recovery and peacebuilding cannot succeed if half the population is excluded. Conflict prevention, peace agreements, post-conflict reconstruction, and governance is more effective when women are involved and when their needs and priorities are taken into account. Documents such as the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960) outline concrete actions to be taken by the international community... Read more
Equal Voices present 'Getting to the Gate', our online campaign school for women interested in getting into politics. This course is free of charge; however, all users must register to access the course. This online course aims to increase the number of elected women by providing practical tools for women of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life interested in running for public office. Read more
No matter what country you are from, money is an inescapable part of political campaigns. But citizens have the right to know who is really funding their local candidates and influencing the results of elections.
Join us for a free webinar series to learn more and uncover the influence of money in elections.
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The European Commission (EC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are pleased to announce the arrival of the pioneer eLearning Course on Effective Electoral Assistance. The Course has been developed within the Train4Dev initiative and in collaboration with International Organization for Migration (IOM), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Organization for American States (OAS) and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affiars.The overarching objective of the eLearning Course on Effective... Read more
This BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack on CD provides key materials on gender-sensitive budgets as a tool for advancing gender equality. Sharing accessible explanations of key concepts, geographically and context diverse case studies, practical tools, guidelines, training materials, popular education materials, web resources and networking contacts, supports progress towards achieving the ultimate goal of the formulation of a gender-sensitive budget.If you are too busy implementing, designing and managing to have time to read a book, then this Pack can offer you concise, accessible information. We... Read more
The UN INSTRAW Gender Training Wiki is intended to provide a centralized resource centre for gender trainers, academics, gender mainstreaming, knowledge management & development experts and practitioners , as well as individuals and organizations in general looking for gender training opportunities and resources and funding for their activities.UN INSTRAW staff regularly updates the information in the Gender Training Wiki. However, the Wiki is a participatory resource centre and the intention is that this site will be self sustaining and the community of registered users will upload and... Read more
This course, based on the ILO “Gender Poverty and Employment” approach, will help you gain a better understanding of the dimensions of poverty, and formulate gender sensitive strategies to address them. Gender-based inequalities differentiate the processes that lead women and men into poverty and out of it, and interact with race, ethnicity and other possible grounds for discrimination. Poverty can also be traced to problems in the world of work - unequal access to employment opportunities, poor working conditions, powerlessness, and economic and social insecurity.
This programme will lead... Read more
This 'Induction for First-Time Parliamentarians' course is designed for legislators who are new to parliament, and for parliamentary staff, practitioners, donors, civil society organisations and others who want to learn about how parliament works. Read more
This online course is composed of ten modules on the theme "Gender Responsive Governance". The modules are developed by the Center for Asia Pacific Women in Politics (CAPWIP). The funding for the module development was provided by APGEN, the United Nations Development Programme's Regional Gender Program (UNDP-APGEN) .
The course seeks to develop the public's understanding of the link between gender and governance as well as to increase the awareness of gender biases in governance.
Each module has an introduction; a pre-test that users must take to analyze his/her initial understanding of the... Read more
The UNPAN Online Training Centre delivers courses on various topics in public administration. The main objective of the UNPAN Training Centre is to increase the opportunities for government officials from all over the world to access training materials on e-government. UNPAN online training courses are available to anyone with Internet access and are provided free of charge. UNPAN on-line training courses are available in English, French, Ukrainian, Russian and Arabic.For further information concerning these courses, including information about course availability, registration, enrolment and... Read more
Thank you for your interest in the Parliaments in Commonwealth Countries Module! While the course content will always be available on this website for all interested learners, the moderated course will bring learners from around the world together to discuss and share about parliament and the Commonwealth. This kind of interchange allows participants to learn not just the course content, but to familiarize yourselves with the content more dynamically, and to learn best practices from each other's experiences.
This course, equivalent to 4 days (32 hours) of classroom... Read more
Since August 2007, The World Bank Institute Professional Development program for Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Staff has been available online and currently, the site is undergoing a redesign. By making this series of learning modules publicly available, the World Bank Institute will assist a greater share of the world parliamentary community in fulfilling their role in the governance process.
In collaboration with the CPA, the Parliamentary Centre and other international subject area experts, WBI’s Parliamentary Strengthening Program has developed a series of thirteen learning modules... Read more
Democratic Development is intended as a broad, introductory survey of the political, social, cultural, economic, institutional, and international factors that foster or obstruct the development, and consolidation, of democracy. Topics will be examined in historical and comparative perspective, and reference a variety of different national experiences. It is hoped that students in developing or prospective democracies will use the theories, ideas, and lessons in the class to help build or improve democracy in their own countries. Read more
These new training materials take best practices and approaches from NDI's work around the world and make them into a set of tools to increase the quality of training programs for women as voters, advocates, elections officials, political party members, candidates and office holders. The training materials build on the 2011 guide, Democracy and the Challenge of Change: A Guide to Increasing Women's Political Participation, a resource for democracy practitioners to help them develop and carry out effective programs to bring more women in government and politics.
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Gender equality is a principle, an objective and a task for the EU since its foundation in 1957 and is enshrined in the Treaty on European Union (Treaty of Lisbon, 2009).
Welcome to this online course on how to integrate a gender perspective in the Result Oriented Monitoring System (ROM system) of EU Development Cooperation. This course is based on the EU Commitments on Gender and Development and official documents like the Toolkit on Gender mainstreaming in EC Development Cooperation. Read more