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Looking Beyond 2020: Advancing Women, Peace and Security in Eastern Partnership Countries

Monday, December 21, 2020

Forty-one women’s organizations, peacebuilders and activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine recently came together in Istanbul for a series of consultations aimed at sharing views and highlighting solutions towards the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in Eastern partnership countries. The ‘Looking Beyond 2020: Advancing Women, Peace and Security’ consultations were organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UN Women Georgia Country Office.

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security: Discussing the needs of women and youth in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Open Day was held virtually this year, with the representatives of about 60 civil and community-based organizations working on women’s issues, IDP, conflict-affected women and youth taking part in the event.

Information sharing meetings on Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism continue in online format

Friday, October 30, 2020

With the support of UN Women, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality in cooperation with the State Security Service of Georgia conducted another information sharing meeting on the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism with the representatives of women’s CSOs, internally displaced and conflict affected women.

In the words of Nino Berikashvili: “It is central that women participate in peace processes”

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Nino Berikashvili, the head of the Conflict Resolution Policy Division, Political Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, is a member of the Georgian delegation to the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and is engaged in the humanitarian working group.

Conflict-affected women unite around the issues related to COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, October 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings common challenges for conflict-affected women living on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs). That is why, uniting women around the issues caused by the pandemic, encouraging dialogue among them, supporting experience sharing, and providing effective recommendations has utmost importance.

Conflict-affected women acquire computer skills and learn how to deal with cyberthreats

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

IDPWA “Consent”, with the support of UN Women, conducted a series of trainings in IT skills, cybersecurity, privacy, fake news, cyberviolence and harassment.

Georgia’s security sector discusses its COVID-19 pandemic response from a gender perspective

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic has altered lives and societies in profound ways, escalating with serious implications not only for peace and security but also for the rights of women and girls.

Regular meetings on Geneva International Discussions continue in Georgia from the Women, Peace and Security perspective

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, organized an online meeting entitled “Geneva International Discussions and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda” with CSOs working in the field, including women’s organizations and conflict-affected women.

UN Women study identifies barriers to women’s meaningful participation in peace processes in Georgia

Monday, July 6, 2020

Although women’s meaningful participation in negotiating peace and conflict resolution is one of the pillars of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, it remains the least implemented and one where advances are highly vulnerable to regression.

In the words of Ketevan Chumbadze: “Women involved in peace processes provide support for addressing the needs of conflict-affected women”

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Ketevan Chumbadze, Deputy Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia (MFA), is a member of the Georgian delegation to the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and is engaged in the security working group.

CSOs consider gender commissions to improve peace talks

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Civil society representatives from the Balkans, South Caucasus and Central Asia called for a permanent coalition or network of women civil society organizations (CSOs) in the region to convene on a regular basis to consult on building sustainable peace in the region.

UN Women commences training of women in inclusive peace negotiations

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Though it has now been 20 years since the adoption of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security, integrating a gender perspective into peace processes and negotiations still continues to be a challenge.

Ana Lomidze: How a twenty-year-old in Georgia became the voice of a community affected by conflict

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ana Lomidze is a young activist in Georgia advocating for the peace, security and livelihood of her conflict-affected village adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Line with Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia. She has already achieved improvements in her village, and believes that everyone can make a change, no matter how young.

Ministry of Internal Affairs strengthens its gender lens

Monday, December 2, 2019

In its continuous efforts to promote the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, UN Women reinforced its cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) to mainstream gender in the security sector.

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, UN Women and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, in close cooperation with UN system representatives, including UNDP, UNHCR, UNRGID and DPPA, organized an Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Georgia’s security sector institutions improve sex-disaggregated data collection and analysis systems

Friday, October 11, 2019

There are large gaps in gender data which make differences between women and girls and men and boys invisible globally.

UN Women partners with Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Institute to increase women’s participation in peace processes

Thursday, September 5, 2019

According to UN Women, between 1990 and 2017, women constituted only 2 per cent of mediators, 8 per cent of negotiators and only 5 per cent of signatories in all major peace processes.

Georgia integrates gender perspective into the security sector

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Two significant events dedicated to integrating the principles of gender equality, women, peace and safety into the security sector of Georgia were held in Tbilisi and Gori.

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues focuses on capacity development

Friday, July 12, 2019

UN Women continues its support to strengthen the capacities of the thematic working group on Women, Peace and Security at the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues.

Regular information-sharing meetings continue between IPRM participants and residents of villages adjacent to dividing lines

Friday, June 21, 2019

In the villages of Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha Municipality) and Khurcha (Zugdidi Municipality) located along the dividing line, information-sharing meetings were held between the Georgian participants of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) and the local population.

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