[CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST] UN Women Moldova invites to a training on Gender Budget Watchdog reporting


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Gender Responsive Budgeting class at Academy for Economic Studies in Moldova. Photo: UN Women Moldova/Ramin Mazur

UN Women Moldova invites civil society organizations working in Moldova to participate in the first training program on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting.

In 2018 UN Women in Moldova will support implementation of the first training program on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting for CSOs working in the Republic of Moldova and interested to develop their knowledge and skills to monitor the impact of public policies and public spending on women and men. The training program for CSOs on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting will be structured in two modules and will include a 3-day Training on Gender Responsive Budgeting and Budget Monitoring and a 3-day Workshop on Gender Watchdog Reporting, to be organized in June and September 2018, to engage and support up to 15 CSOs in preparation of Gender Budget Watchdog reports by exposing them to best international practices.

The training program for CSOs on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting will be tailored based on CSOs training needs and capacities, assessed by a team of international and local consultants responsible for development and delivery of the above training program. The consultants will provide post-training support to the previously trained CSOs to 1/analyze local budgets and develop gender budget watchdog reports and 2/organize local dialogue events to present the findings of the Gender Budget Watchdog Reports and advocate for their future use for gender sensitive budgeting and policy making in pilot municipalities and towns of Moldova. The pilot areas will be selected by the participating CSOs in close consultations with UN Women in Moldova.

UN Women will ensure the administrative and logistical arrangements for organization of this training program.

The trainings will be conducted in English. Translation in Romanian will be available.

The successful participants will be awarded certificates.


UN Women invites qualified and registered CSOs/NGOs, working in Moldova and implementing programmes and/or projects aimed to advance gender equality and women’s rights, good governance, accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion; (b) share the UN Women’s vision and core values; (c) have on-going programmes/ projects which are either fully or partially funded from other sources; and (d) are willing to enter into partnerships with UN Women in Moldova and contribute to strengthening the role and engagement of CSOs, including women’s networks and organizations from less developed areas in Moldova, to influence local policies and advocate for more transparent and gender responsive policy and budget making processes.

This Call for Expression of Interest is not for sub-contracting of services, nor is it for consultancy services.


Organizations that wish to respond to this Call for Expression of Interest are requested to send their Motivation Letter and dully filled in Expression of Interest template by e-mail, marked “Capacity Building Programme for CSOs on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting”, to [ Click to reveal ] by 14th of May 2018.

The Motivation letter and the dully filled in Expression of Interest template (Annex I) must be submitted in Romanian or English language, along with a copy of CSO’s registration certificate in Moldova and copies of the latest Annual activity and financial report, if available, as separate email attachments.

Download the document with full information and participation template here.