CSW 62 Side Event on "Empowering Rural Women and Girls through Increased Decision-Making Capacity"
Conference Room D, United Nations Conference Building, New York
The side event, organized by the Government of Georgia and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations, will provide an opportunity to discuss the successes and remaining challenges in empowering rural women and girls at the national level. The representatives from Georgia, Mongolia and UNDP will share their experiences in tackling the gender inequalities and stir the discussion on accelerating changes in closing gender gaps for rural women and girls.
- Ms. Tamar Chugoshvili, First Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia and Chair of the Gender Equality Council of Georgia
- H.E. Mr. Sukhee Sukhbold, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the UN
- Mr. Niels Scott, UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia
- Ms. Ketevan Khidasheli, Executive Director of Women for Regional Development and Recipient of Kato Mikeladze Award 2017, Georgia