Gender Equality Guidelines of the Colombian Ministry of Mines and Energy

Sep 2020 | News from Insuco

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, more than 80 companies and unions from the Colombian mining sector accompanied Insuco and its partner CoreWoman* for the presentation of the project Implementation of the Gender Equality Guidelines of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

This project is composed of the following main activities:

  • The formation of a public-private consultative group to advance the implementation of the Guidelines (made up of 30 companies), establish sectoral goals and share good practices and lessons learned;
  • The elaboration of a baseline for the mining and energy sector;
  • The technical assistance to five organizations (3 companies and 2 unions) in the elaboration and implementation of their Gender Action Plans;
  • The realization of thematic training webinars on the 4 axes of the Guidelines;
  • The organization of an event to award the best practices of the sector in terms of gender equality and the highlight of case studies.

#SaveTheDate Monday, September 28, we will be discussing with companies and unions of the energy sector.

Consult the MME’s Gender Equality Guidelines, here.

*CoreWoman is an innovation laboratory for women’s empowerment, working to close gender gaps in education and the labor market.