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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.

Inter-agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence now operational

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The first session of the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence was held at the Administration of the Government of Georgia.

Custom solutions on combating violence against women in focus

Friday, July 28, 2017

Within the framework of the “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” project funded by EU, UN Women is working with local stakeholders in Guria and Qvemo Qartli to develop bespoke, region-specific solutions on ending violence against women.

UN Women signs MoU with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The long-standing partnership between UN Women and the Ministry in ensuring efficient prevention of and response to the instances of violence against women and girls and domestic violence has now been formalized.

MRA presents gender equality strategy and action plan in Samegrelo

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia (MRA) presented its Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan to representatives from civil society and women's NGOs at the Zugdidi Center for Civic Engagement in Samegrelo region.

Local governments to become pro-active on combatting violence against women

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Within the framework of the EU supported project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” UN Women is engaged in capacity development interventions of local governments on gender equality and violence against women issues in Qvemo Qartli and Guria.

Addressing the Needs and Priorities of Internally Displaced Women

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Refugees and Accommodation (MRA) organized two meetings with local authorities and internally displaced women in western Georgia, to address their needs and priorities.

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