- Governance and national planning (32)
- Ending violence against women and girls (12)
- Peace and security (8)
- UN Security Council resolutions (4)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (4)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (1)
- National planning (1)
- Governance (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (1)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
In an 85-to-0 vote, the Parliament of Georgia endorsed the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) at its first reading.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Further to the adoption of its Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan, the MRA honors its commitment to strengthen the gender mainstreaming capacities of its staff with support from UN Women and the EU.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
The UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality (funded by the Government of Sweden) hosted a high-level meeting in Tbilisi on ending violence against women and girls within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism.