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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 the Middle East that 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.

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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.

Program content

The 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. In addition, lecturers are invited from other Swedish authorities and organizations as well as from international organizations such as the UN. 

Invited countries

Countries invited to apply for the program in 2019 are Cambodia, Myanmar, Zambia, Liberia and Ethiopia. The new application form will be available in August/September 2018 and the closing date for applications is November 1, 2018. 

Participating countries in the ongoing programme are Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, 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.

Contact

Jessica Forsman

Telephone
+46 10 479 47 01
E-mail
jessica.forsman@scb.se

Nina Voxmark

Telephone
+46 10 479 48 18
E-mail
nina.voxmark@scb.se

Anna Gunterberg

Telephone
+46 10 479 42 67
E-mail
anna.gunterberg@scb.se