Deadline: September 13, 2019

The training programme on Gender and Industrial Development is organized by UNIDO in cooperation with the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Bahrain and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Arab International Center for Entrepreneurship & Investment.

The training course targets government officials engaged in the design and implementation of industrial policies, gender focal points of the relevant national ministries (e.g. industry, economy, labour and trade), regional organizations and representatives of organizations focusing on the economic empowerment of women.

This year`s training course will be conducted for countries from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Participants will learn how to analyze and measure the links between gender inequalities and industrial development and design policies and programmes to promote women’s economic empowerment, based on best practices and country examples.  


The course will be delivered free-of-charge, including accommodation, catering and travel.


The number of participants for the training course is limited to 25 persons. Participants will be selected by UNIDO based on the following criteria:

  1. Professional background and experience (Familiarity with economics, industrial development and public sector experience will be considered an asset). Seniority is the key selection determinant for participation.
  2. Regional, national and gender balance
  3. Excellent knowledge of English.


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