USAID RADA Program and UN Women organized expert workshop on harmonization of the Ukrainian legislation on gender equality

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 16:00

USAID RADA Program organized Expert Workshop on Harmonization of the Ukrainian Legislation on Gender Equality: Recommendations of Concluding Observations to the Eighth Periodic Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for Representatives of the Parliamentary Caucuses "Equal Opportunities", gender representatives authorized by the Secretariats of Committees of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 13-14.

Purpose:

  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of civil servants to apply in the legislative work the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and Optional Protocol to the Convention;
  • Increase the knowledge about state obligations under CEDAW;
  • Monitoring of the CEDAW implementation. Review of the Concluding Observations to the 8th Periodic Report of Ukraine.
  • Elaboration of amendments to the legislation in accordance with the Concluding Observations to the 8th periodic report of Ukraine.