The Working Group of Gender Mainstreaming (PUG) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry together with FORCLIME conducted a training on Evaluation Method of Gender Mainstreaming in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry” on 11-12 July in Bogor, West Java. This training was the first held event since the ministry received the 2018 gender mainstreaming award, the Anugerah Parahita Ekapraya (APE), the highest Mentor award on 19 December 2018. 40 gender focal points of the Ministry’s Gender Mainstreaming working group participated in the training. They learned about the evaluation concept of gender mainstreaming implementation and its criteria, as well as steps on gender responsive planning and budgeting. Additionally, participants obtained knowledge about techniques on how to use infographics in presenting data and information.
During the event evaluation, many participants expressed their expectation to have more trainings to increase the number of skilled facilitators for gender issues.