On 21 September, the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the Coordination Body for Gender Equality of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and with the support of the Human Resources Management Service, organised a training for civil servants on gender equality and introduction of gender perspective into public policies.
The aim of the training was to improve the knowledge of civil servants regarding key international obligations and national legislative and institutional framework for achieving gender equality in the Republic of Serbia, as well as to provide a better understanding of the process of introducing gender perspectives into public policies and identifying gender aspects within the competence of public authorities.
The participants of the training had the opportunity to learn more about the importance and the manner of usage of gender-sensitive data, and to get acquainted with the Gender Equality Index, measuring instrument used by the European Union. The calculation of this Index in Serbia was initiated by the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Coordination Body for Gender Equality of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
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