■Day 1 (September 6): Introduction to Gender
10:30 ”Introduction to the workshop"
• Country director/leadership welcome
• Backgorund, Purpose and expectations of workshop
• Purpose, expectations & overview of workshop (write brief agenda on flipchart)
o Outcome: entry points for selected projects, opps for office integration
• Set ground rules
o We’re all here to learn, we all bring valid and different experiences and ideas
• Intro of Facilitators and Participants
11:00 "Introduction to gender (no right or wrong, all valid viewpoints)"
• Gender – Word Association Activity
• Equality Walk Exercise
• Gender vocabulary game
• Rice bowl scenario to explain equitable/equal (if time allows)
The “business case” for gender in conservation/the environment
• Conservation fails – Why considering gender in conservation is so important
14:00 "Gender & Natural Resource Management"
• Activity: Resource use chain for 2-3 products
• How do these norms transfer to resource control, access, use, benefit? (link back to resource chain activity)
15:00 "Responding to gender differences"
• What is CI’s role/scope in addressing gender?
o What should CI Japan’s role be?
o Review CI Gender Policy
o CI Gender Checklist and Guidelines
o CI Gender Lessons Learned, Factsheet, Making the Case
• What is the role of the Partners in addressing gender within their organizations?
• Overview of gender integration guidelines/analysis
o Scenario: CI training on X in XXXX, and want community participation – why might someone (man/woman/youth/elder) not be able to participate? What would need to make it easier? (do in small group?)
Examples from partner organizations
16:30 "Implications for fundraising"
• Analysis of major regional donors’ requirements: ADB Policy & Brief, ADB GAPs, GEF, GCF, AusAid
• GEF + GCF requirements
• Government requirements
Partner agencies/organizations Examples
17:00 "Gender in International Policy and Law"
1. IUCN & UNCBD collaborated to better integrate gender into NBSAPs of three countries (funded by the Japanese Govmt!)
2. IUCN has also done a number of research reports on how well gender is integrated into national policies:
-Gender in reports to the CBD
-Gender Action Plan for CBD
-Gender in NBSAPs
-Gender in World Heritage Conventions reports
-Gender in R-PPs
-Gender in climate finance
-The Environment-Gender Index measures 72 countries based on gender+env policies, etc.
3. Paris Agreement
4. Case Studies from around the world to demonstrate the connection btwn gender + environment
-Women in Environmental Decision Making: Case Studies from Ecuador, Liberia, and the Philippines
-Gender and REDD+ Case Study Series
17:30 Wrap up
• Burning questions/“ah-ha” moment
• Tomorrow: talk about integration into project process, so think about areas of opportunities
18:00 Closing Time
■Day 2 (September 7): Integration into project process
10:00 "Introduction to day 2"
• Review of previous day
• Address any remaining ‘burning questions’
• Overview of today’s agenda
• Energizer (related to lesson if possible)
10:30 "Small group discussion - gender integration into example projects"
• Identify gender considerations within the project
• Identify specific actions/activities that could be used
• Cost, staff, skills/knowledge, etc. needed for this
• Donor requirements & reporting
11:30 "Walk through a specific project design & implementation process"
• How did the project get initiated?
• Who is/was involved?
• Is there a process for considering the various stakeholder groups involved?
• Has this worked well? What has worked well/poorly in this process when considering all the various stakeholder groups? (Use/reference 24-hour clock exercise)
Does this process adequately capture gender/social differences?
• Where are opportunities to broaden the scope of stakeholder groups involved?
• What skills are needed? Do existing staff have these skills?
• Successful mainstreaming requires: political will (CEO, COO, etc.), accountability, technical skills & organizational culture – what are CI’s strengths & weaknesses on these themes? How can we fill gaps?
14:00 "Incorporating Gender" (Project Design elements, Gender Action Plans, etc.)
• Review Examples (ABD, GCF Examples and Template, World Food Programme PPT, IUCN Mozambique
• Rules of Thumb
• Resources and Guides for Developing Action Plans (Example A & B)
14:30 "Practical Exercise" – Develop Gender Action Plans or Project Design Activities based on 11:30 Session (Focus Groups)
15:30 "Partner mapping"
• What are partner/other organizations’ skills on gender?
• What are their needs?
• How can CI collaborate with them?
How does gender relate to CI-Japan strategy?
16:00 "Workshop wrap-up"
• Individual commitments
• Shared/collective commitments (on tree)
• Closing, thank you, next steps
16:30 Closing time