The Gender Affairs Division within the Ministry of National Mobilization, in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Office and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction will be hosting a consultation and training workshop on Gender and Vulnerable groups in Early Warning Systems.

The objectives of this workshop include Enabling dialogue among different actors working together with either gender or EWS – to increase the knowledge of gender and EWS at the national level – Fill in the gender and vulnerable group gaps in EWS – Further define how gender, age and vulnerable groups status affect the four pillars of the EWS in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean and to Pre-identify what is required – in order to fill these gaps at the national and regional levels.

The workshop is scheduled for September 10 and 11 at the Sunset Shores Hotel Conference Room, commencing at 8:30 am each day.

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