On October 1-3 of this year, Natia Tsikvadze, Coordinator of the Budget Analytics Department of the Budget Office of the Parliament of Georgia participated in working visit for the purpose of sharing international experience in the direction of gender budgeting in Austria (Vienna). The visit was implemented within the frames of the EU project "gender equality, violence against women and domestic violence issues" and it was attended by representatives of the government administration and certain ministries. Within the framework of the visit meetings were held with the representatives of the Vienna city hall, the ministry of finance of Austria and the ministry of state services and sports, as well as representatives of the budget office. Discussed issues included the issues concerning gender aspects in the state budget, such as gender budgeting in the context of outcome oriented budget and the Austrian experience in this direction at central and local level, as well as the role of the above institutions and civil society in gender budgeting process.
We remind you that the budget office of the Parliament of Georgia in April of this year, taking into consideration the obligation defined by the relevant action plan, presented the state budget analysis in the gender aspect to gender equality council of Parliament of Georgia. The research was prepared with the support of USAID's Democratic Development Initiative (GGI) and aimed at:
• Unified framework for gender equality assessment of state budget programs in gender importance form.
• Analysis of the assessment indicators for the goals and results for high gender importance programs indicating recommendation indicators that can be used by the spending institutions to evaluate the results achieved in the gender aspect of the specific program.
You can see the publication in detail on the link: the state budget in the gender context