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Civil society organizations in Georgia voice concerns in their alternative report to CEDAW Committee

Monday, August 2, 2021

The CSO shadow report was developed jointly by 29 civil society organizations in Georgia with the financial support of UN Women and the Government of Norway.

NALAG adopts instructions on developing gender equality action plans for municipalities

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In line with the strategic partnership with UN Women and to promote women’s leadership and participation in local self-governance, the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) supports local governments in developing evidence-based and bespoke municipal gender equality action plans.

Prosecutor’s Office undergoes Participatory Gender Audit with UN Women support

Monday, March 29, 2021

On 29 March 2021, representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia and UN Women gathered to discuss the results of the PGA that was conducted at the Prosecutor’s Office with the technical and financial support of UN Women at the end of 2020.

Five more governmental organizations adopt internal anti-sexual harassment mechanisms

Friday, March 12, 2021

Since the adoption of the landmark legislation on the prevention of and response to sexual harassment by the Parliament of Georgia in 2019, an increasing number of civil service organizations have adopted internal sexual harassment complaints mechanisms with UN Women support.

Public Defender’s special report on gender mainstreaming released

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

On 10 March 2021, the Public Defender’s Office, in partnership with UN Women, hosted the presentation of the Public Defender’s special report “Review of Georgia’s Gender Mainstreaming Obligations and their Fulfilment Status”.

National Association of Local Authorities in Georgia Adopts Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan

Sunday, January 3, 2021

As a result of strategic partnership with UN Women and to promote women’s leadership and participation in local self-governance, the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) adopted its first internal Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan in December 2020.

Capacities strengthened for gender policy making in the local governments

Monday, September 28, 2020

UN Women is partnering with the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) and supports coordinated action to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment issues into local planning processes and develop gender mainstreaming capacity of all 64 municipalities across Georgia.

Government taking action to develop sexual harassment complaint mechanisms

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

On September 7-8, 2020, UN Women in partnership with the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues conducted a workshop dedicated to setting up sexual harassment complaints mechanisms in different public sector organizations.

New strategy under way on gender equality and gender mainstreaming for local authorities

Friday, July 10, 2020

Local governments play a key role in effective localization of international and national commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment. However, initiatives for promoting gender equality at the local level are still at an embryonic stage in Georgia.

Gender policy and challenges for local government bodies

Thursday, May 28, 2020

UN Women and the Public Defender’s Office conducted special assessment to study the gender equality policy of local governments, during which the main emphasis was placed on women’s economic rights and expanding their opportunities.

Government of Georgia preparing the periodic report to CEDAW Committee

Thursday, July 5, 2018

UN Women in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence facilitated the discussion with CSOs and development partners preceding the submission of Georgia’s sixth periodic report to CEDAW.

Partnership with Sweden’s Folke Bernadotte Academy reinforced to increase women’s involvement in conflict resolution

Saturday, May 5, 2018

With the adoption of the third National Action Plan (NAP) on UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) et al. on 17 April 2018, the Government of Georgia reconfirmed its firm commitment to deliver on the Women, Peace and Security agenda.

Government of Georgia approves two 2018-2020 National Action Plans supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Government of Georgia approved the NAP on the Implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security; and the NAP on the Measures to be Implemented for Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence sets framework for action for 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on February 20, 2018.

Georgia’s new constitution guarantees substantive gender equality

Monday, January 15, 2018

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.

Progress and challenges of Georgia's Women, Peace and Security agenda discussed at conference

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A conference was held in Tbilisi highlighting Georgia's commitments under UN Security Council resolutions 1325 et al: “Georgia's National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN SCR on Women, Peace and Security - Progress, Challenges, Way Forward”.

Drafting process of the third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security of Georgia launched

Friday, October 20, 2017

A two-day workshop supported by UN Women kicked off the drafting process on Georgia’s third National Action Plan (NAP) on the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security for the period from 2018 to 2020.

National communication strategy on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence underway

Friday, October 6, 2017

While service provision is critical to effective response on violence against women, the best way to end it in a long-term is to prevent it from happening via addressing its root-causes and transforming attitudes and behaviors that perpetuate such violence.

Special Tasks Department to practice gender-responsive oversight across Administrative Boundary Lines

Friday, September 29, 2017

UN Women Georgia partnered with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to enhance the capacities of the Ministry’s Special Tasks Department around gender-responsive patrolling across the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs).

Inter-agency Commission plans for transformative changes to gender equality policymaking

Saturday, September 23, 2017

UN Women in cooperation with UNDP, UNFPA and the Inter-agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, conducted a workshop for gender focal points from all of the line ministries represented in the Commission.

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