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Cooperation begins between Georgian and Lithuanian women entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 16, 2019

UN Women supports Georgian women entrepreneurs in sharing international practices and building new partnerships and business contacts. Held in Tbilisi on 16 May 2019, a business forum for Georgian and Lithuanian female entrepreneurs was one such effort.

New opportunities for refugee women living in Georgia

Monday, April 22, 2019

Natalia Patina was 9 years old when she sat at her grandmother’s sewing machine for the first time. She remembers that she got interested in sewing right from that moment.

Interest in Women’s Empowerment Principles increasing in Georgia

Thursday, April 18, 2019

More private businesses in Georgia are getting interested in implementing and supporting the Women’s Empowerment Principles: Equality Means Business (WEPs).

Countrywide campaign promoting women’s economic empowerment launches in Kutaisi

Monday, April 1, 2019

UN Women has kicked off a countrywide campaign promoting women’s economic empowerment in Georgia in collaboration with the Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow”.

New corporate governance code discussed at annual Ring the Bell event in Georgia

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Over 60 representatives of the private sector, the Government, civil society and the international community gathered to discuss the new quota for women’s representation on the supervisory boards of commercial banks in Georgia.

Armenia Securities Exchange Rings the Bell for Gender Equality for the First Time in Armenia

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Armenia Securities Exchange-AMX and Central Depository of Armenia rang the opening bell for Gender Equality, alongside 80 stock exchanges worldwide in collaboration with UN Women and UNDP.

UN Women - A partner of the Women Entrepreneurs’ National Business Forum

Friday, March 8, 2019

Female entrepreneurs from all over Georgia gathered at the Women Entrepreneurs’ National Business Forum in Batumi on 8 March 2019, International Women’s Day.

Female entrepreneurs empowering one another

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Female entrepreneurs from western Georgia who were brought together through a UN Women project are now initiating business partnerships with one another, thus strengthening their own activities.

UN Women launches new initiative supporting women’s engagement in ICT sector

Monday, February 18, 2019

Women’s engagement in information and communications technology (ICT) is important for their own success, as well as for the progress of companies specialized in this field and for the entire industry as a whole.

Companies discuss how to close the gender divide in the ICT sector

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A UN Women’s event ‘Advancing Diversity and Women’s Inclusion in the ICT sector’ brought together companies to share their practices for advancing women’s empowerment.

Project launch: Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On 10 December, UN Women, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) launched the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus".

Number of WEPs companies in Georgia reaches 26

Monday, December 10, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leadership for Women’s Empowerment in Georgia” gathered more than 100 representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices from implementing the WEPs, empowering women and promoting gender equality in Georgia.

Women entrepreneurs get matched with mentors in Georgia

Sunday, December 2, 2018

“This is the first time I have participated in any mentoring programme… I joined this programme because its focus is on women’s empowerment,” remarked Tamar Jologua, one of the 21 mentors in UN Women’s new mentoring programme.

Women entrepreneurs in Georgia expand to winemaking and agritourism industries

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tourism and winemaking are the two fastest growing industries in Georgia, with tourism accounting for 6.9 per cent of total GDP and agriculture and agribusiness accounting for 9.2 per cent.

UN Women and partners engage maritime companies in discussion on gender-based discrimination

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Eighteen representatives of maritime sector companies and training institutions gathered in the port city of Batumi to improve their knowledge on gender-based discrimination.

UN Women and Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia partner to build entrepreneurship skills of conflict-affected women

Monday, October 8, 2018

UN Women, in cooperation with its partners, regularly supports capacity-building of conflict-affected women and implements various initiatives for this purpose.

Gender Equality Council, government representatives and UN Women discuss gender pay gap and policy implications

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Achieving full and decent employment for all women and men and equal pay for work of equal value are targets defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals and represent powerful mechanisms for attaining economic prosperity and equality within society.

Georgian media becomes more involved in advocating for women’s economic empowerment

Sunday, September 23, 2018

By continuously reporting on news that supports the advocacy of women’s issues, media representatives can play a huge role in raising the general public’s awareness and in changing their attitudes.

UN Women and partners promote women in male-dominated industry

Thursday, September 13, 2018

UN Women, in partnership with the Maritime Transport Agency (MTA) of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the Women’s Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), has entered into partnership to promote women in the maritime industry.

In the words of Maya Makhatadze: “Women should believe that they can be successful”

Monday, August 20, 2018

Maya Makhatadze is the general manager of Cron Palace Tbilisi. She has 15 years of diverse experience working in the hotel industry. Currently Ms. Makhatadze is one of the members of the Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow”.

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