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#WeCanDoBetter Webinar with UNESCO: Advancing Women in Science at UNESCO - Join us March 20

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by Impactpool

As part of the #WeCanDoBetter campaign, UNESCO is offering a webinar featuring career opportunities for women in STEM (Science, Technolgy, Engingeering and Mathematics). Learn more about UNESCO by joining us live on March 20, 2019.

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Get first hand insight into UNESCO science programmes promoting women in science. More information about the presenter to come.

You will also get information from Human Resources representatives on application channels and processes.

You will be able to submit your questions directly to the speakers.


The live webinar took place March 22

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About UNESCO

UNESCO is a multi-thematic, UN Specialized Agency whose areas of competence center on activities and projects across five major programmes, namely: Education, Natural Sciences, Social & Human Sciences, Culture and Communication & Information.

In addition to these five programmatic areas, UNESCO also has two established global priorities which are Africa and Gender Equality.

The Organization has a rich programmatic mandate which it pursues on a global scale through its headquarters located in Paris, France and a network of over 53 Field Offices and Institutes.

Women in Science at UNESCO

Just 28% of researchers are women. Gender equality is a crucial means to promote scientific and technological excellence.

UNESCO is working towards empowerment of women in science, through various initiatives such as the SAGA (STEM and gender advancement) project or the L’Oréal-UNESCO Award rewarding exceptional women who have made great advances in scientific research.

Women Staff in UNESCO

UNESCO is among the top five UN agencies who achieved parity at professional level and higher.

As at December 2018, UNESCO has maintained the overall gender balance of its staff (55% female staff), and 51% at Director level.

UNESCO aims at gender balance achieved at all levels in the organization, including at senior level.

By enhancing women's professional development through dedicated training initiatives, creating a gender equality conscious workplace, we will keep maintaining the gender parity in UNESCO.

This webinar is part of Impactpool's #WeCanDoBetter campaign in collaboration with leading international organizations.

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