Workshop for Directors of Women's Department in the Ministries on Resolution 1325 and Gender

Workshop for Directors of Women's Department in the Ministries on Resolution 1325 and Gender

Awam foundation has targeted the directors of the women's department in some ministries to build their capacities in gender and on resolution 1325, on 11 January 2018.

The main objective of the workshop is to prepare an action plan for implementing the policies that were produced in a previous workshop by the government officials in the ministries. The workshop is related to the previous activities of the project. The workshop discussed the importance of the expected outputs and the importance of writing the plan. In order to approve the proposed policy and then turn it into operational programs at the field level in the ministries.

Participants emphasized the need to look into current policies containing gender-sensitive phrases and texts, and to analyze those policies to identify gaps that could be addressed, and to identify the need for conflict resolution.

As part of the workshop, the representative of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Iman Al-Hwati, spoke about the impact of training and stressed that by virtue of her work in the committee of preparing the international investment program, she will work to integrate the programs of protection and security of gender needs with the investment program plans in the ministry.