• Gender Week 2015

    Gender Week 2015

    The United Nations in Georgia, in cooperation with the Government, Parliament, civil society, private sector and international partners, is rolling out the eighth Gender Week in Georgia.

    Under the global UN theme “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It!" the Gender Week celebrates successes on the way to gender parity and calls for change in the areas that require further attention. The Gender Week events on 2-16 March 2015 will take place in Tbilisi and the regions of Georgia.




  • The Abkhaz Corner opens in the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia

    The National Parliamentary Library of Georgia presents a new Abkhaz Corner, establishment of which has been initiated by the Library and supported by the European Union and UNDP. 

    Giorgi Kekelidze, Head of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, officially opened the Abkhaz Corner, and Ambassador Janos Herman, Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, and Niels Scott, Resident Representative of UNDP in Georgia, adressed the guests. 


    24 Feb 2015 more
  • Mainstreaming gender in the Security Sector in Georgia

    On 19-20 February 2015 the Ministry of Defence of Georgia and UN Women conducted the training on “Integration of Gender Equality and Women, Peace and Security Principles into the Security Sector” for 22 high ranked officials (colonels, commanders, general-majors and head of departments of the Georgian Army and Civilian Sector).  In his opening speech the First Deputy Defence Minister Gocha Ratiani underlined the importance of mainstreaming gender in the Ministry of Defence’s policies and operations and strengthening internal capacities of the ministry in this respect.


    19 Feb 2015 more
  • Launch of the Organized Cancer Screening Programme in Georgia

    Within the framework of the annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW), Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia in partnership with National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC), Social Services and Culture Affairs Department under Tbilisi Municipality, National Screening Center and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Georgia, on January 27 2015 conducted a joint press conference on organized cancer screening programme in the conference hall of NCDC.

    02 Feb 2015 more
  • The President of Georgia declared 2015 the Year of Women

    The President of Georgia, George Margvelashvili declared 2015 the Year of Women at a press conference held in the presidential palace on January 15th


    19 Jan 2015 more