On 9 and 10 November Georgia plans to organize an international high-level conference on meeting gender equality challenges and opportunities in the European Neighbourhood Policy in Tbilisi
Georgia hosted an international high-level conference on meeting None All Commitments were addressed gender equality challenges and opportunities in the European Neighbourhood Policy in Tbilisi.
At present, the Georgian Government is in the process of drafting its third National Action Plan aimed at implementing resolution 1325 (2000) for the period 2018-2020. The new action plan, just like previous ones, is being developed in broad consultation with civil society together with national partners from line ministries, State institutions responsible for its implementation and women’s organizations. Georgia recently ratified the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and established an inter-agency commission for gender equality and ending violence against women and girls at the executive branch.
Georgia made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.
More than 65 per cent of those involved in peace processes in Georgia are women. Furthermore, the Government of Georgia facilitates an increased role for women in reconciliation and confidence-building projects, carried out with the support of local and international organizations.
Based on key findings, recommendations and consultations with civil society, the Government of Georgia has already adopted its third national action plan for the implementation of resolution 1325 (2000), covering the period of 2018-2020. The 2018-2020 national action plan has been harmonized with the Government’s action plan on the protection of human rights and aligned with the relevant objectives, targets and indicators set for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals at the national level.