Budgets from a gender perspective – Council of Las Palmas GC
Opciónate will give a theoretical and practical training course on gender budgeting in June 2022. The course is aimed at technical staff responsible for the economic or budgetary area and technical staff responsible for drawing up projects in the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The course is of a theoretical and practical nature, so throughout the sessions, theoretical elements, key questions, exercises and specific cases will be presented in order to apply the knowledge to professional practice. A total of 18 teaching hours will be given, which will be complemented with 20 hours of face-to-face or online consultancy at the request of those attending the training. The course will take place in June 2022 and will be given by Ana Lydia Fernández Layos, founder of the association Opciónate and specialist in Gender Equity, with 20 years of work experience in the United Nations, European Commission, AECID, NGDOs, and public and private institutions in the Canary Islands, mainland Spain and various countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The theoretical and practical training course on gender budgeting responds to the need to help the staff responsible for budget preparation and execution in the different municipal services to integrate the gender perspective in the municipal budget, both in its functional and economic classification.