Ukrainian community mobilizers have returned from Georgia with a clear action plan for self-help groups in their communities. The Georgian experience proved to be extremely useful and usable.
The training of trainers of the Financial Awareness for Confident Future Program was launched on February 8 in Kyiv. The Financial Awareness for Confident Future Program is implemented by the Ukrainian Women's Fund within the USAID-funded Transformation of the Financial Sector Project.
On 17-21 November, Kyiv hosted a training for future community organizers within the “Community Mobilization for Empowerment in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts” Component implemented by the Ukrainian Women’s Fund.
On October 28, Kyiv hosted a round table on global experience in implementing gender perspectives in security and defense sectors. At the round table conference, the representatives of Ukraine reported on progress made in the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.
On October 27, the Ukrainian Women’s Fund held a meeting with the representatives of Ukrainian national and local women's organizations to join efforts for localizing the National Action Plan in support of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.
The Invisible Battalion documentary that was filmed by the joint project of the UWF and UN Women was presented on 29 September 2016 in Kyiv. The video features the stories of women combatants taking part in anti-terrorist operations who face various consequences of unresolved status of women in Ukraine’s military.
On August 20-21, a strategic session of the Women’s Leadership Academy was held to create the network of participants. 42 participants took part in the session, these same participants were involved in the training of the 1st and 2 Academy that was held in the past and the current year.
The Ukrainian Women's Fund announced a series of competitions for NGOs and is currently having introductory meetings in the regions to tell potential partners of possible cooperation. Recently, many new NGOs have emerged amid the war in the east.
The Ukrainian Women's Fund under the pilot project "Internally displaced persons in three cities of Ukraine: plans, prospects, opportunities for reconciliation" has decided to support the projects of 12 organizations from Vinnytsya, Kyiv, and Severodonetsk.
Today, Ukrainian Women's Fund has presented the strategy of "Invisible Battalion" that was held in the city of Kyiv with the support provided by the UN-Women.