The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in partnership with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), organized a National Training Workshop with producers and users of gender statistics from 02 to 04 October 2017 in Kampala, Uganda.
The main objective of this national training workshop was to strengthen capacity of statistical offices in communicating their statistics, in particular for selected Tier I indicators (SDG 3, 4, 5, 8), to different user groups and to improve gender statistics literacy of data users.
Specific Objectives of the workshop were to:
- Expos participants to the fundamentals of producer-user dialogue in gender statistics production
- Provide participants with the basis for mainstreaming gender concerns into various aspects of their work.
- Reinforce capacity of participants on the principles for the production of gender statistics to assess the gender responsiveness of the national statistical system
- Inform participants about the requirements of gender statistics and make knowledgeable them with the key gender concerns in national development.
The workshop involved staff of national statistical offices, government agencies, NGOs and academic users of gender statistics.