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International Training Programme in Gender Statistics

Statistics Sweden arranges the International Training Program in Gender statistics as a way to support countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America who wish to improve their capacity in gender statistics. As a producer of gender statistics for more than 30 years, Statistics Sweden has unique expertise within the field. 

 International Training Programme, Stockholm may 2016

Statistics Sweden is one of the leading actors nationally as well as internationally as a producer of gender statistics in accordance with user needs. As such, Statistics Sweden has an important role to play nationally to contribute to policy making regarding gender equality, as well as sharing experience within the field internationally.

Statistics Sweden: Engendering statistics

Program content

International Training Programme in Gender Statistics runs through 2016-2021. The aim of the program is to build capacity and develop methodology around gender statistics. Statistics Sweden has gathered the primary experts within the field of gender statistics. The main teachers are from Statistics Sweden and lecturers are invited from other Swedish authorities and organizations as well as from international organizations such as the UN. 

Invited countries

Countries that are invited to apply for the program in 2017-18 are Cambodia, Myanmar, Zambia, Ethiopia and Liberia. The closing date for application for the training program in spring of 2017 is the 5th of January.

Participating countries in 2016-17 are Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Palestine and Bangladesh.

National Joint Change Projects

In addition to lectures and workshops, the participants will be given the opportunity to implement their own change project with the support of teachers from Statistics Sweden. Read about the projects in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Palestine and Bangladesh.

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