Three UN agencies – UNDP, UN Women and UNFPA – with funds from the Government of Sweden, pool their resources, experience, expertise and assets to address the challenges of gender equality in Georgia. The Joint UN Programme for Gender Equality focuses on the three main areas: (1) Women’s political and economic empowerment, (2) Eliminating violence against women, and (3) Realization of sexual and reproductive rights of population. The second phase of the programme was launched in 2015 and will continue through 2021.
During the current phase, UNDP focused on two regions in its interventions (Kakheti, Samegrelo) and further developed partnerships with the UN Joint Programme’s main partners:
- Association of Women Farmers (AWF)
- Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG)
- Municipal Service Providers Association (MSPA)
- Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions (Shota Mestia State Teaching University of Zugdidi, LEPL Community College Phazisi, LEPL Community College AISI)
UN Joint Programme Document