Georgia Today reported on 28 June that the United Nations Population Fund in Georgia, in partnership with the all-party MDG Group at the Parliament of Georgia, the Healthcare and Social Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, and Centre “Tanadgoma,” organized a seminar for the members and staffers of the Parliament of Georgia on reproductive health and rights.
Participants in the seminar were welcomed by Giorgi Tsereteli, Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, Rusudan Kervalishvili, Deputy Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia and Chairperson of the Gender Equality Council at the Parliament of Georgia, Otar Toidze, Chairman of the Healthcare and Social Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, and Tamar Khomasuridze, Assistant Representative UNFPA Country Office, Georgia. The participants discussed the sexual and reproductive health policy and the role of the Parliament of Georgia in advancing the reproductive health and rights of the population. The high-level officials underlined the importance and effectiveness of UNFPA’s support to Georgia.
The seminar was conducted within the framework of the UN Joint Programme “To Enhance Gender Equality in Georgia,” implemented by a close collaboration of the three UN agencies - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Women’s Fund (UNWomen), and UNFPA through generous support of the Swedish International Agency for Development (Sida). Read in English: Georgia Today