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Event Announcement:
Training Course on Gender-Sensitive Business Environment Reform

Early 2023 (tbc)

Business Environment Reforms for Women’s Economic Empowerment series


The course develops awareness and provides tools to advance Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) through Business Environment Reform (BER) in African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Participants learn to apply a gender-sensitive and gender-transformative lens when they work on their own reforms, taking into account gender differenc­es and promoting reforms that tackle barriers women face in the business environment.

  • Module 1: Understanding WEE, gender equality, and the need for BER to help promote them in ACP countries
  • Module 2: BER to support women-owned businesses in ACP countries
  • Module 3: BER to promote quality and more inclusive jobs for women in ACP countries
  • Module 4: Gender Lens Investing – Improving the investment climate for women in ACP countries
  • Module 5: Promoting WEE through public-private dialogue (PPD) in ACP countries



The course will be delivered in early 2023, please let us know if you would like us to contact you when registrations open.


For whom?

This course is open to:

  • Members of specialised organisations supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment (such as Women’s Business Associations, Lobby groups, …);
  • People working for a public or private organisation that is engaged in improving the business environment more generally (such as a Ministry of Finance, or a Chamber of commerce);
  • Consultants working on topics such as WEE or BER.



The course will be delivered both virtually and in-person.

The learning platform will open early 2023 and will be accessible from this website for the virtual learning path. Face-to-face trainings will take place several times per year and will be announced here.



Registration for the training will open soon. To pre-register for the training, write an email to INFO@ICR-FACILITY.EU