Gender Academy

2011-08-20 16:48:35 / News read 1283 reading

The Gender and non-discrimination Programme of the ITC-ILO is pleased to announce the launch of its Gender Academy, a two-week international training event on gender, work and employment.

It will take place from November 21 to December 2, 2011, on the campus of the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy.


The Gender Academy is addressed to development professionals from all over the world with a view to offering an exclusive forum for discussion and a platform for new experiences through exposure to high-level international expertise.

Topics (see the programme in progress at: will be presented and discussed in a series of master classes, while a range of elective workshops will offer additional insight into specific subjects, providing room for application and knowledge-sharing.

The focus of the Academy is on “how to”, allowing participants to acquire tools and practical methods adaptable to their own environment.


To have more information and for keeping updated with the Academy programme as it develops, visit regularly our website:

You can also contact the Academy secretariat at

Deadline for registration is 30 September 2011 but early registration will offer participants a priority in the choice of elective workshops.


IMPORTANT! A first batch of 25 partial fellowships** will be exceptionally awarded at the end of August to 25 candidates having duly submitted their complete application form before August 26. (please contact us at or visit our website for further information about the relevant documents to be submitted for this first selection).

Please note that our fellowships are only partial since they only cover your training fees (1,570 euros) but they do not cover your subsistence (1,680 euros) as well as your visa and travel fees. We would really appreciate it if you could publish the enclosed Press Release on your newsletter and/or on your website and let us know accordingly.

Please note that the Academy will be offered in English, French and Spanish.

Information is available in all the 3 languages.

Thank you in advance,

Kind regards,

The Team of the Gender and Non Discrimination Programme

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10 10127 Turin Italy

Tel: +39 011 6936600 Fax: +39 011 6936350

Website: On-line application forms: More about ITCILO: watch this video!

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