UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Georgia

Highlights
Highlights
Role play on mediation: training participants are applying theory to practice
Partnership with Sweden’s Folke Bernadotte Academy reinforced to increase women’s involvement in conflict resolution

On 4 and 5 May 2018, in cooperation with Folke Bernadotte Academy, a second phase of the training of trainers was conducted in Borjomi, Georgia, where 16 participants from the MFA, Ministry of Justice, Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality and State Security Service deepened their knowledge in negotiation techniques, the key elements of resolution 1325 (2000) and practical and successful examples of its implementation with a focus on dialogue processes. More

  • Ms. Ekaterine Aghdgomelashvili director of WISG conducting training

    Strengthening the protection of LGBTI rights

    To strengthen the human rights protection of LGBTI people, UN Women Georgia and the Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group - a local LGBTI organization - are working towards integrating LGBTI issues in relevant legislative acts and training programmes for a variety of professionals. More

  • The building of Parliament of Georgia in Kutaisi

    Georgia’s new constitution guarantees substantive gender equality

    As of January 2018, new amendments introduced to the Constitution of Georgia entered into force. In addition to gradually transforming the country into a classic parliamentary system, the amendments enshrine new constitutional guarantees for substantive gender equality. More

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Georgian Rugby Players join "Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign"

Georgian Rugby players once again unite for the "Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign” that has been run in their country to support UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign. The campaign is supported by the UN Joint Programme “Enhancing Gender Equality in Georgia” and funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The UN Joint Programme in Georgia is implemented by UN Women, UNFPA and UNDP.

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