Enrol to "Online training on gender-inclusive language" - Arabic/Chinese/French/Spanish

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Language and Communications Programme

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 following free online training opportunities on gender-inclusive language and gender-equality in Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish for the Spring 2019. We are working as well on future trainings in English and Russian, which will be available in the near future.

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- 4012-1
  • Course duration: 4 weeks, 27/05/2019-24/06/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 20/05/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 20 May
  • Contact person: Ms. Rabab Elnady, Arabic Head Teacher (rabab.elnady@un.org)

Using Gender-Inclusive Language in Chinese 性别包容性语言在中文中的应用

  • Course description: This is a self-paced course with a tutor for native or near-native Chinese speakers (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-4004
  • Course duration: 3 weeks, 03/06/2009 – 21/06/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 19/05/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Zhuting Chang, Chinese Head Teacher (zhuting.chang@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, 03/06/2009 – 21/06/2019
  • Last enrolment date : 03/06/2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Sonia Torres Rubio, Spanish Teacher and Gender Focal Point (torresrubio@un.org)

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

  • Course description : A 2h workshop/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: face-to-face workshop

  • Inspira course code: LMS-4001
  • Course duration: 2h
  • Date: 28/06/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 14/06/2019

Option 2: webinar via Skype for Business

  • Inspira course code: LMS-4014
  • Course duration: 2h
  • Date: 05/07/2019
  • Last enrolment date: 3/07/2019
 

Parlons de l'égalité des sexes (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 course

Edition 2-Dates: from 03 June

  • Last enrolment day: 24 May 2019
  • Contact person: Ms. Pauline Lopez-Guzman (lopez-guzman@un.org)
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