ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.8
Publication Type: Training material
Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development
Initiatives: Women’s rights and gender mainstreaming
Keywords: Arab countries, Gender mainstreaming, Public institutions
Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women at the Level of National Institutions: Technical Notes
This publication provides necessary technical information and guidance on the implementation of an accountability framework for mainstreaming gender equality in the organizational practices, policies and programmes of national institutions. The framework proposed targets national institutions in the Arab countries. It seeks to measure and drive progress towards fifteen performances indicators that revolve around six elements relevant to the work of these institutions namely accountability; results-based management; oversight; human and financial resources; capacity; and coherence and knowledge and information management.