International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Gender Mainstreaming


Our Role

STRATEGIES! facilitated an international, bilingual workshop with officials from regional governments. The session focused on defining guidelines and gender-sensitive objectives for the ICGLR’s Pact on Security, Stability, Peace and Development.


As a result of the workshop, the ICGLR Executive Secretariat identified areas of opportunity for improved gender mainstreaming across 11 organizational protocols and within 33 ICGLR priority programs, designed a gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation framework for assessing successful implementation of gender mainstreaming objectives, and developed an advocacy strategy for advancing their efforts. Further, the Executive Secretariat created guidelines for the future integration of gender and gender-sensitive objectives, indicators and activities into the planning process for the 33 priority projects.