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Gender Responsive Budgeting in Asia Pacific and CIS/CEE Region: Technical Analysis and International Workshop

Gender Responsive Budgeting in Asia Pacific and CIS/CEE Region: Technical Analysis and International Workshop

  • Completion date Jan., 2010
  • Sponsor UNIFEM-UNFPA
  • Project leader Lekha Chakraborty
  • Focus

    Against the backdrop of UNFPA-UNIFEM partnership of strengthening the analysis and training of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) globally, four regional chapters were envisioned; in the Asia Pacific and CIS/CEE region. The UN entities entrusted upon NIPFP the task of planning and designing a course structure on the subject and for delivering a global training workshop. The first part of the project, a course structure on GRB was prepared by the author in co-ordition with UNFPA and UNIFEM followed by the development of a ‘NIPFP Resource Pack on GRB’. The second part of the project was the global workshop organised at NIPFP during June 9-12, 2009. 31 participants from nearly 20 countries including UN officials, economists, and officials from Ministry of Finance, Planning Division and other sectoral Ministries of different countries of the region attended the workshop. The final part of the project pertained to submission of the technical GRB Report by NIPFP.