On September 17, 2018 a seminar on raising the professional level on the localization of the policy of ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men was held in Dnipro. The event was held with the support of the project “Gender Budgeting in Ukraine”, funded by Sweden, the UN Women Ukraine and the National Democratic Institute.
This seminar was held on the eve of the Regional Workshop on the Gender Policy Priorities of the Deputy Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ms. Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze.
During the meeting, I. Klympush-Tsyntsadze defined gender budgeting as one of the priorities of state policy.
Participants of the seminar received basic knowledge on gender responsive budgeting. Oksana Kisselyova, the national expert of the GRB project, noted that GRB is a tool that bridges the gap between the international obligations that Ukraine has assumed and the real policy aimed at achieving gender equality.
Olena Havryliuk, Head of the Finance Department of Social Security, Physical Education and Sports Institutions of the Finance Department of the Regional State Administration of Dnipro, reported on the results of the gender budget analysis of social protection and sports programs, which were obtained with the support of the GRB Project.