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As part of the stakeholder engagement, the workshop will involve participation from the public and the private sector, civil society academia, international organisations and cooperating partners.
The objectives of the workshop are twofold. First, it seeks to validate an Energy Sector-wide Gender Assessment Report completed by the IAEREP project in 2018. The gender assessment report provides an overview of what has been done to date in Zambia, the gaps and lessons learnt in terms of promoting gender equality and recommendations for the way forward. The report will be shared with registered participants prior to the workshop. Second, based on the findings of the report, the workshop aims at kick-starting a participatory process of developing an energy sector wide Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Action Plan, to ensure that gender is mainstreamed adequately in the sector, that it is well-coordinated and has sufficient leadership and resources to be implemented well with strong measured results.
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