As per the joint project agreement between Diakonia “people changing the world” and Harikar NGO for conducting capacity building training workshop for the staff of Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Ministry of health and three centres (Zewa, Haval and Mental Health) supported by Diakonia. The Workshop Objectives were: To identify the conceptual development of a gender perspective within the institutional structure. To recognize and reflect on institutional policy, as well as attitudes in everyday interactions, regarding changes in gender relations. To establish suitable activities and strategies for incorporating a gender perspective to a greater extent To propose measures to be implemented in order to further the incorporation of a gender perspective. As planed four workshops for 95 staff, each of four days, were organized as follows: • First workshop for 25 staff (13 female and 12 male) from Haval centre and General Directorate of Social affairs in Dohuk at Mental health centre Hall from 11-14 April 2011. • Second workshop for 22 staff (14 female and 8 male) from Mental health centre and General Directorate of health in Dohuk at Mental health hall from 16-19 April 2011. • Third workshop for 24 staff (14 female and 10 male) from Zewa centre and other centres working under GDoSA in Dohuk at Zewa centre hall from 24-27 April. • Fourth workshop for 24 staff (11 female and 13 male) from the Kurdistan regional Government Ministries of Labour and social Affairs and Health in Erbil at Safeen Hotel hall from 2-5 May 2011. At the end of each workshop, participants was requested to fill workshop evaluation form and answer a set of questionnaires about the workshop curriculum/ training materials, lecturers, workshop arrangement (admin and logistics) and information about the workshop. However, the overall evaluation of the workshops was very positive by almost all participants, as 97% of them positively ranked the workshops, and 89% of the participants stated the this workshop will help him/her to better perform their work. While 94% of the participants stated that these workshops are very useful and should be organised more frequently.