The overall objective of the course is to provide basic and intermediate level training modules on Engendering Economics, with the specific goal of building technical capacity of UN Women’s country staff in the area of gender and economics to meet their needs, so as to equip them with tools to engage policy-makers and other development partners operating in the area of economic policy at the country level.

The course will include the following modules:
Module 1: Introduction to Economics
Module 2: Introduction to Gender-Aware Economics and Methods of Analysis
Module 3: Gender and Macroeconomics: theory and practice
Module 4: Decent work, unpaid care work, and social protections
Module 5: Gender, trade, investment and value chains development
Module 6: Gender, public Finance, and Investing for gender equality
Module 7: Economic Policy Making and the SDGs: How to reach the goals

Completion of the self- study modules will ensure that all the participants start from a common knowledge baseline and that they will have had a chance to do the readings before participating in the 5 days course that will address the problems posed by the self-study component at a more advanced level. It will consist of presentations by the instructors, discussion sessions, lab sessions and presentations by the participants.

UN Women country representatives, deputy representatives and Women Economic Empowerment Staff.