After successfully completion of trainings on gender responsive budgeting for representatives of local financial bodies in Chernivtsi region and for district administrations in Kyiv the GRB project expands the geography of the trainings on gender budgeting for representatives of districts, cities of regional significance, and ATCs in other oblasts.
In August-September 2018 similar seminars will be organized in Zhytomyr region. Generally two training stages (8 two-day trainings) for 65 representatives of local financial bodies are planned.
The national experts of the project “Gender budgeting in Ukraine” Marianna Kolodiy and Maryna Shapoval conduct trainings. During study they introduce issues of gender equality and gender responsive budgeting in Ukraine and the world to participants, and teach them how to implement gender budget analysis of programs through practical exercises.
In August this year, the first stage of trainings on gender equality and the implemenation of gender responsive budgeting for four groups of local financial bodies of Zhytomyr region were held.
The participants of the working group on GRB in Zhytomyr region – Vadym Tursky, Head of the group, as well as Irina Sugak, the Deputy Chief of the Department of Statistics in Zhytomyr region, and Oksana Trokoz, the Deputy Head of the Finance Department of the production and non-production sphere, the Head of the Finance Department of Educational institutions, youth and sports of the Department of Finance of the Regional State Administration, shared their experience in the field of implementation of the GRB in oblast for previous years. In addition, during the trainings, a gender portrait of the Zhytomyr region was presented.