Worldwide, women are underrepresented in governing bodies. This pattern persists in many organizations, businesses and schools and, in some cultures, extends into the family and household where women have little decision-making power. IISD aims to help improve the gender balance in decision-making processes relevant to sustainable development.
Peacekeeper Peace-Building Training Course
This UNITAR-UNEP-IISD peacekeeping training course on "Natural Resources Management in Post-Conflict Countries," was first delivered to UN peacekeepers in Nairobi, Kenya in November 2010.
For more information please contact Alec Crawford.
Annual Forum for Developing Country Investment Negotiators
The forum dealt with building capacity of developing country governments on investment agreements.
Training Course in Africa to Improve Capacity for International Investment Negotiations
We provided two training courses in Africa to increase the capacity of governments to conduct informed international investment negotiations leading to improved implementation and enforcement of any guarantees provided to foreign investors in such agreements.
For more information please contact Marlene Roy.