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News & Events
TITLE 2019 KIGEPE Asian Gender Trainers' Network Program (AGenT)
DATE 2019-04-29 HIT 1604

2019 KIGEPE Asian Gender Trainers’ Network Program




Seoul, South Korea

Application Submission: April 29 to May 19, 2019


1st Term  Aug 18 to 31, 2019

2nd Term  Oct 27 to Nov 9, 2019


KIGEPE is thrilled to announce that the call for applicants for the 2019 KIGEPE Asian Gender Trainers' Network Program (AGenT) is now open! 


Since the Beijing World Conference on Women in 1995, gender training has been reaffirmed as an essential tool for eliminating of the causes of discrimination against women and inequalities between women and men.  The Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education (KIGEPE) , since its establishment in 2003 as a government institution under the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Republic of Korea has offered gender awareness training for local policymakers, public officers and gender experts to promote gender mainstreaming in the society. In line with its primary mandate, KIGEPE sees that it is high time to provide specialized training to our Asian audience within an Asian context. With its accumulated knowledge and experience, KIGEPE aims to provide  gender trainers in Asia  with a regional platform for in-depth learning and exchange of experiences to respond to gender inequality and gender-based violence in the fast-changing social landscape of Asia.


This year KIGEPE will host the AGenT program two times, in August and October respectively. The program will be composed of orientation, gender talk, workshops, study tours, and action planning. At the end of the program, a certificate will be awarded to each participant who has successfully completed all the scheduled sessions and activities of the program. For more details including eligibility and how to reply, please find attached "the Call Announcement" and "Application". Please note that t here is no set format for recommendation letters. 


If you have any questions or need any clarifications, feel free to contact us at Please be aware that we don't accept phone inquiries. 


Thank you very much and best regards,


International Cooperation Center (ICC)

The Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education (KIGEPE)