Training for representatives of the Ministry of Social Policy

09.02 2024

Gender-oriented approach in decision-making process – this was the topic of the training for heads, experts, and responsible specialists of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. The event took place on 9 February as part of the Gender Responsive Governance training programme.

The event was organised by the High School in partnership with UN Women and the Ministry of Social Policy as part of the project “Building a Democratic, Peaceful and Gender Equal Society in Ukraine – Phase II”, with financial support from the Norwegian government.

The participants were welcomed by Iryna Postolovska, Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine for European Integration, Yuliia Lykhach, Head of the High School of Public Governance, and Maria Dmytrieva, UN Women National Consultant.

The training covered gender issues, Ukraine’s international and national commitments to gender equality, as well as a gender-responsive approach to decision-making based on the example of the National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on ‘Women, Peace and Security’ until 2025, monitoring tools, gender statistics and budgeting.
In addition to theoretical issues, participants improved their practical skills during exercises on gender-sensitive services and multiple discrimination.