Partner Updates

August 13, 2012
Pakistan: Need for separate polling stations for women underlined
Speakers at a forum have underlined the need to set up separate polling stations for females, launch voter education programme and stop using financial resources ungrudgingly by candidates to ensure holding free, fair and transparent elections in the country. The event was arranged by Strengthening...
August 6, 2012
UNDP: Consultant to support development of a gender policy for the INEC in Nigeria
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA Application Deadline : 08-Aug-12 Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : International Consultant Languages Required : English   Starting Date :(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 13-Aug-2012 Duration of Initial Contract : 4...
July 25, 2012
Pakistani Women and Young People Work on Political Skills
In Pakistan, where instability, distrust, violence and political rivalries can impede interaction among political parties, women and young people — the majority of the population — often have difficulty making their voices heard. According to some estimates, more than 60 percent of Pakistanis are...
July 12, 2012
UN Women: Following elections, proportion of Senegal’s female parliamentarians almost doubles
The number of female elected parliamentarians in Senegal’s National Assembly has almost doubled thanks to the impact of new parity laws on the July elections With 44.6 per cent of female parliamentarians, Senegal has come close to achieving parity in its National Assembly. 64 women now occupy a...
July 9, 2012
IDEA : Various Vacancies Globally
IDEA has various job vacancies. Please see the links listed below for the full details of the vacancies, or visit IDEA for more information. Senior Programme Officer (Asia and the Pacific programme) Close date 22 July 2012. Available at: Senior Programme...
July 5, 2012
UN Women: Job-Policy Adviser (Women's Political Participation)
Background UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of...
June 21, 2012
Helen Clark: The Power of Local Action for Sustainable Development
May 30, 2012
UNDP: Women's Political Participation Needs to Increase, New Publication Says
Democratic and economic transitions and development in the UNDP Europe and CIS region have taken place in the post-Soviet era without the full participation of a major segment of the population—women. The lack of participation by women weakens their position in political life and their social and...
May 30, 2012
Promoting Gender Equality in Politics - Review of Interparliamentary Union's Gender Programme
Earlier this year a field review of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Gender Programmes was carried out under the auspices of Stockholm-based InDevelop-IPM. The review was commissioned by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) together with the Canadian International...