About us

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. Learn more

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more

UN Women entered Georgia in 2001. The first regional project of the organization implemented under UNIFEM was Women for Conflict Prevention and Peace-building in the Southern Caucasus. During six years of implementation of the project gender was a strong, sometimes the only means of encouraging grassroots diplomacy and informal dialogue among conflicting sides. The project aimed to eradicate pre-conflict gender inequality and gaps as well as raise awareness among women and ensure their... Learn more

Ms.Erika Kvapilova is the first UN Women Represenetive to Georgia. She assumed her responsibilities in July 2013. Learn more

Several international agreements guide the work of UN Women. Learn more

UN Women is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations. Learn more

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more

UN Women procures more than USD 100 million worth of services and goods each year to support its programme of work. UN Women is committed to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide while delivering green results, with an emphasis on transparency and effectiveness. Learn more