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ООН Надежный партнер Часть 1 

Introduction

Gender Theme Group was created in 2008.  The mission of the Theme Group is to lead, strengthen and support the gender mainstreaming process and expande the response in this field.

 

Main objectives of the Theme Group are:

  1. On policy issues:
  • to mobilize an expanded response from the Government, donors and civil society to gender related priorities and interventions;
  • to advocate and promote multi-sectoral response to gender mainstreaming introducing Human Rights Approach and Results Based Management;
  • to develop sector specific knowledge to be able to provide advisory services for UNCT and to prepare regularly a series of policy briefs on gender issues in thematic areas (economics, health, conflict, poverty, migration, natural disasters, etc);
  • to facilitate strategic, content specific discussions on theme areas with involvement of all interested partners;
  • to assist the government in organizing periodic coordinated resource-mobilization exercises in support of implementation of the national policy on equal rights and opportunities;
  • to promote enhancing the capacity of national professionals in gender policy, improving legislation and coordinating gender-related activities;
  • to raise awareness on gender mainstreaming concept among decision makers;
  • to promote non-discriminatory practices in human resources policy of partners, contribute to development of recommendations for anti-discriminatory measures, monitor their implementation and share results in concerned parties;
  • to disseminate information and advocate on compliance with code of conduct for international organizations working in Tajikistan with a focus on non-discriminatory practices
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2. On coordination issues:

  • to collect, analyze and share information on a country gender profile;
  • to support networking with gender experts in the national, regional and global levels;
  • to facilitate partnerships between civil society organizations, the government and the international community to ensure efficient response to gender equality needs/priorities;
  • to facilitate partnerships between civil society organizations, the government and the international community to ensure efficient response to gender equality needs/priorities;
  • to facilitate joint programming gender-related projects and activities among the members of the group within the context of the relevant national programme and policy;
  • to assist UNCT to identify areas for joint gender mainstreaming actions and assess their performance and results achieved;
  • to assist UN RC in engaging with and supporting efforts by the key regional and national players towards broader dialogue aimed at gender mainstreaming;
  • to ensure that the gender equality dimensions are consistently included into CCA/UNDAF and all major reports, including MDGR, NHDR, RC Annual Report.
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