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Indeed, such arrangements should take advantage of regional and global value chain networks which now dominate production. (...) To deepen trade ties with Latin America, Caribbean nations will need to develop bilateral agreements which better account for the goods and services in which they have a comparative advantage. Opportunities exist for Caribbean nations to take advantage of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed with the European Union in 2008. (...) The Caribbean should not delay in seizing every opportunity to take advantage of trade agreements that will increase its competitive capacity and foster production, cooperation and integration.
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Score: 911638.3 - https://www.cepal.org/en/notes/trade-relations
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The ILO argues that maintaining work-life balance not only contributes to the well-being of working women and men and of their families, but also boosts productivity, reduces poverty and enhances gender equality. The gender dimension In some European economies, the entry of women into the labour market in recent decades has been massive. (...) Advantages: State-regulated arrangements for leave and part-time work. (...) Decent working time arrangements should promote health and safety and gender equality, be family-friendly, advance enterprise productivity and competitiveness, and facilitate worker’s choice and influence over working hours.
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Score: 911533.6 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...ts/publication/wcms_101648.pdf
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The ILO argues that maintaining work-life balance not only contributes to the well-being of working women and men and of their families, but also boosts productivity, reduces poverty and enhances gender equality. The gender dimension In some European economies, the entry of women into the labour market in recent decades has been massive. (...) Advantages: State-regulated arrangements for leave and part-time work. (...) Decent working time arrangements should promote health and safety and gender equality, be family-friendly, advance enterprise productivity and competitiveness, and facilitate worker’s choice and influence over working hours.
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Score: 911533.6 - www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/grou...ts/publication/wcms_101648.pdf
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Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality Inequalities between women and men exist in the world of work, both in quantity of job opportunities and quality of employment. (...) This brief provides insights into questions such as: How can cooperative enterprises help promote gender equality? What ways women can make use of the cooperative advantage to access opportunities that are otherwise denied to them? (...) At work together: The cooperative advantage for people with disabilities Worldwide, there are at least 785 million women and men of working age with disabilities.
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Score: 908222.95 - www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/grou...enericdocument/wcms_415636.pdf
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Women are increasingly taking advantage of ICT in all spheres of life, thus confirming that ICT can be a tool to promote gender equality and enhance the economic, political and social empowerment of women. (...) Policies need to ensure that the gender perspectives of ICT access and use are fully addressed so that ICT actively promote gender equality, and ensure that gender-based disadvantages are not created or perpetuated. (...) It will adopt recommendations which aim to ensure that Governments integrate gender perspectives into their national ICT policies and fully address the concerns and priorities of gender equality policies. b) ICT as an instrument for participation: The participation of women in decision-making is a critical element in ensuring gender-sensitive approaches and outcomes.
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Score: 905922.6 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...w/egm/ict2002/aide-memoire.pdf
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In August last year I had the pleasure to attend a conference on Global City Strategies for Implementing Policies on Gender Equality organized in Seoul by the Seoul Foundation of Women and Family, under the auspices of the Seoul Metropolitan Government. (...) The positive links between gender equality and empowerment of women and the effective and sustainable development of human settlements and urban areas and the improvement of the quality of life for all citizens are increasingly clear. (...) The urban environment can be a site of both empowerment and exploitation for women. Cities offer many advantages for women; but there are also many challenges.
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Score: 904677.7 - https://www.un.org/womenwatch/...0in%20cities%20CSW%20event.pdf
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Microsoft PowerPoint - Gender data gathering methods 1 Gender Sensitive Data Gathering Methods SABINA ANOKYE MENSAH GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR GRATIS FOUNDATION, TEMA, GHANA sabinamensah@hotmail.com Learning objectives By the end of this lecture, participants: • Will be able to explain the framework for gender planning and data gathering to fellow professionals and justify its use. • Identify stakeholdrers and other relevant sub-groups in planning a gender sensitive projects. • Understand the kind of information necessary to include gender considerations in project planning • Shows how these can be adapted firstly to be gender sensitive and secondly for use to gather relevant data. 2 Project Planning Situations • No one typical or standard approach to planning projects into which gender considerations could be slotted. • In reality, there are two different types of project planning situations in which gender needs to be considered • These are: i. (...) These are focused on the problems of dissemination and adoption of this type of technology. • In some ways, such projects can be thought of as supply driven; the purpose of which is to promote certain kinds of energy technology, for the good of a given population. • In this case, the main question that arises from the gender point of view is, to what extent will this technology bring about positive gender impacts and the involvement of gender roles in the project implementation? (...) Interviewing starts with more general questions or topics which have been identified before hand. The advantage is that it allows for flexibility to discuss details or issues. 11 Gender Disaggregated Seasonal Activities Calendar • This is a calendar that identifies livelihood tasks and categorizes responsibilities by season, gender, age and intensity of activity.
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Score: 903151.2 - https://www.un.org/esa/sustdev...csd/csd15/lc/gender_method.pdf
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Microsoft PowerPoint - No2 Gender Terms explained 1 Gender Terms Explained Learning objectives • By the end of this lecture, participants should: • Be able to explain the differences in gender terms related to project planning • Explain the term gender mainstreaming and relate it to projects • Identify advantages and disadvantages of women only projects. 2 Gender terminologies Gender awareness: Being conscious of the fact that men, women, boys and girls have different roles, responsibilities and needs. (...) For Example Women-only projects; Gender-biased projects designed to bring benefits specifically to women. 3 Gender terminologies Engendering: To make the process or activity gender sensitive or gender-responsive by incorporating gender needs and interests and or eliminating gender discriminatory policies, strategies and practices. (...) Develop checklist/guidelines to monitor and track gender mainstreaming. 12 Sharing and Discussion Share experience on women only projects, their advantages and disadvantages.
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Score: 901283 - https://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/csd/csd15/lc/gender_terms.pdf
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Capacity building and leadership need to be strengthened. Ensuring gender equality at the country level is a priority. (...) In Viet Nam, the UNCT has been “walking the talk” by boosting advocacy, and deepening policy engagement and support on gender equality. The UNCT Gender Mainstreaming Strategy 2009-2011, is building on the UNCT’s staff capacity and accountability for gender equality. (...) As a result, greater visibility, voice and impact on gender equality have become evident and the UN comparative advantage on gender has been recognized by stakeholders. 2.4 Mr.
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Score: 899414.6 - https://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/j...ntry-level_capacity-9_july.pdf
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Common chapter areas of collaborative advantage and collaborative approaches to strengthening how the organizations work together · Eradicating poverty; · Addressing climate change; · Improving adolescent and maternal health; · Achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls; · Ensuring greater availability and use of disaggregated data and sustainable development; · Contributing to peacebuilding and sustaining peace in conflict and post conflict situations. · Planning together; · Implement programmes together differently; · Enhance multi-stakeholder partnerships; · Enhance efficiency together. 4. (...) [footnoteRef:8] The selection of the thematic areas of collaboration does not seem to be based on a shared understanding of how the comparative and collaborative advantages of agencies could be leveraged to promote synergies and integrated results. [8: The annex includes all the operational work of UN-Women and most of that of UNFPA (outputs 1 to 9, 11, 13, 14) but not output 12 on “strengthened response to eliminate harmful practices, including child, early and forced marriage, female genital mutilation and son preference” under gender equality and women’s empowerment. (...) They covered all areas of collaborative advantage, apart from data for sustainable development, with gender equality and women’s empowerment and poverty eradication having been covered the most.]
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Score: 898338.1 - https://www.undp.org/sites/g/f...%20the%20Common%20Chapter.docx
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