Made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.
The Czech Republic selected Goal 16, which includes the target “to ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels”, as the priority theme of their presidency of the Economic and Social Council in 2017 and 2018. The Czech Republic actively addresses the root causes of inequality by implementing projects aimed at the economic empowerment and equal participation of women. Such projects are being implemented in Georgia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. They are also a lead nation of the Jordan III Trust Fund, a capacity-building project aimed at supporting servicewomen in the Jordanian armed forces.
The Czech Republic is currently implementing their first national action plan on women and peace and security for the period from 2017 to 2020.