A round table discussion on the topic “Introducing gender approaches in local policy” was held by Fund “Sukhumi” in the meeting room of Kutaisi City Council (Sakrebulo). Participants of the meeting were representatives of different services of local self-government, members of the Gender Equality Council.
A Strategic guidance on local gender policy, elaborated by Fund “Sukhumi”, was presented at the meeting. Participants discussed how, through which methods gender approaches should be introduced in Municipalities, what is gender audit and gender budgeting.
Attendees mentioned, that gender approaches have already been introduced in the municipality and talked about an effective work of the Gender Equality Council.
The round table was held within the framework of the project "Learning from the experience of Visegrad 4 to advocate for equal, inclusive and democratic local governance.
The project is implemented with the support of the Visegrad Fund and the Kingdom of the Netherlands