Training opportunities on gender-inclusive language in Arabic, English, French and Spanish

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Language and Communications Programme

Training opportunities on gender-inclusive language

To foster multilingualism in the Organization and support the goal, under the United Nations System-wide Strategy on Gender Parity, of creating “a working environment that embraces equality, eradicates bias and is inclusive for all staff”, The Language and Communications Programme at UNHQ has released the free online training opportunities on gender-inclusive language and gender-equality in Arabic, English, French and Spanish for the Fall 2019. We are working on future training in Russian and a new edition in Chinese, which will be available soon.

All UN System staff colleagues are eligible for the trainings. Staff can register via inspira (Secretariat staff) or elearning (Delegates of Permanent Missions, UN Agency staff, spouses etc.).

Gender-Inclusive Language in Arabic

  • Course Description: This is a self-paced course with a tutor for participants with proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic. The course has an optional weekly live session via Skype4B. The objective is to explore ways to integrate a gender-inclusive approach into written communications.
  • Inspira course code: LMS- 4012-2
  • Course duration: 4 weeks, 14/10/2019-11/11/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 17/09/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Rabab Elnady, Arabic Head Teacher (rabab.elnady@un.org)
     

Cómo usar el español de forma inclusiva en cuanto al género. 

  • Course description: This is a self-paced course with a tutor for native or near-native Spanish speakers (C1+). It takes about 4 hours to complete the course. The objective is to explore ways to integrate a gender-inclusive approach into written communications.
  • Inspira course code: LMS-3374
  • Course duration: 3 weeks, 30/09/2019 – 18/10/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 27/09/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Sonia Torres Rubio, Spanish Teacher and Gender Focal Point (torresrubio@un.org

Employer un langage inclusif en français

  • Course description : This is a self-paced course with a tutor for native or near-native French speakers (C1+). It takes about 3 hours to complete the course. The objective is to explore ways to integrate a gender-inclusive approach into written communications.
  • Inspira course code: LMS-5769
  • Course duration: 3 weeks, 18/11/2019 – 6/12/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 11/11/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Myriam Mugica, French Teacher (mugica@un.org)

Using Gender-Inclusive Language in English

  • Course description: This is a self-paced course with feedback from a teacher for learners with mastery or near-mastery of English (C1+). It takes about 2 hours to complete the course. The objective is to explore ways to integrate a gender-inclusive approach into written communications.
  • Inspira course code: LMS-5770
  • Course duration: 18/11/2019 – 6/12/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 11/11/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Mary Regan, English Head Teacher (reganm@un.org

Formación de formadores (ToT): Lengua inclusiva en cuanto al género. (Spanish).

  • Course description : A 90’ webinar for advanced/native Spanish speakers. Participants will learn how to organize and facilitate a workshop to raise awareness on what gender-inclusive language is and how to integrate related UN recommendations.
  • Contact person Contact person: Ms. Sonia Torres Rubio, Spanish Teacher and Gender Focal Point (torresrubio@un.org

Option 1: webinar via Skype for Business

Offered in 3 different dates

  • Date: 11/10/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 4/10/2019
  • Inspira course code: LMS-4014-2
     
  • Date: 8/11/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 1/11/2019
  • Inspira course code: LMS-4014-3
     
  • Date: 6/12/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 29/11/2019
  • Inspira course code: LMS-4014-4
 

Hablemos de igualdad de género (ODS 5) (Spanish). 

  • Course description: This is a 8h self-paced course with a tutor for native or near-native Spanish speakers (B2/C1), focused on both gender equality (Sustainable Development Goal 5) and on improving your Spanish communicative competence.
  • Inspira course code: LMS-2266
  • Course duration: 6 weeks, 28/10/2019 – 6/12/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 25/10/2019
  • Contact person: Contact person: Ms. Sonia Torres Rubio, Spanish Teacher and Gender Focal Point (torresrubio@un.org)
     

Parlons de l'égalité des sexes - online (French)

  • Course description: This is a 15h self-paced course with a tutor for advanced or native French Speakers (B2), focused on both gender equality (Sustainable Development Goal 5) and on improving your French communicative competence.
  • Inspira course code: LMS-3055
  • Course duration: 6 weeks, 28/10/2019 – 6/12/2019
  • Last enrolment day: 25/10/2019

Parlons de l'égalité des sexes - face-to-face (French)

  • Course description: This is a 15h face-to-face course for advanced or native French Speakers (B2). This course offers the opportunity to discuss gender equality and women and girls’ empowerment in various contexts. Participants will learn to express themselves on Sustainable Development Goal 5 using gender-inclusive language. They will share ideas they will have gathered from different sources (videos, audios, reports, etc.) and will present them both orally and in writing in order to promote gender equality. 
  • Inspira course code: LMS-5748-1
  • Course duration: 5 weeks, 05/11/2019 – 05/12/2019
  • Last enrolment day: 04/11/2019

Kindly see how to register for Secretariat Staff and External learners and information on eligibility. Should you have any questions or need assistance with further information or registration, please reach out to the specific contact person or email learning@un.org.

 

 

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