Manana Sanadze (Rector, University of

Report
4th European Women Rectors
Conference
Prepared by Giuli Alasania and Manana Sanadze
The University of Georgia
Tbilisi, Georgia
Women in Georgia
Number of population of Georgia
2400000
2350000
2300000
2250000
2200000
Women
2150000
Men
2100000
2050000
2000000
1950000
2010
2011
2012
2013
The first steps on the Gender
Equality
• Law on “Gender Equality” adopted in 2006 and 2010
• Establishment of Gender Equality Council
• National Action Plan for 2011-2013 is responding the
UN Security Council Resolution 1325 obligations
• National Action Plan for 2011-2013 provides for:
• provision of extensive active participation of
women in peace-making process
• Provision of women’s motivation to assume the
governmental positions
• Promotion of consideration of gender aspects
• Enhancement of economic potential of women
• etc
Women in Georgia
Number of Members of the
Parliament of Georgia
Number of Professors in HEI
9000
140
8000
120
7000
100
6000
5000
80
60
Women
4000
Women
men
3000
Men
2000
40
1000
20
0
0
2010
2011
2012
2012/2013
academic year
Some Facts about the University
of Georgia
• Founded in 2004 by two women professors as a
multidiscipline university
• UG owns shares of Georgian American University,
UG has its own secondary school, UG Batumi
branch founded in 2009
• UG is first HEI among post-soviet states
which got Overseas Private Investment
Corporation (OPIC) financing to develop
its infrastructure.
Women at The University of Georgia
Students
Staff
women 65%
Women 54%
Men 35%
Men 46%
UG Schools
• School of Economics, Business and Management
• School of Social Sciences
• School of Law
• School of Humanities
• School of Mathematics, IT and Engineering
• School of Public Health and Health Sciences
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
The University of Georgia in International Context
UG has made major collaboration arrangements with:
• The University of Scranton, PA, USA
• The University of Central Florida, FL, USA
• State University of New York - SUNY DELHI, USA
• Munster Wilhelm University of Westphalia, Munster, Germany
• University of Wesford Grenobles, France
• University of Tromso, Norway
• Swansea Metropolitan University, UK
• University of Lodz, Poland
• University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic
• Phatih University, Istanbul, Turkey
UG is involved in EACEA programs:
• Tempus
• Erasmus Mundus
The University of Georgia:
an image of things to come …
Research Oriented University
University research centers are:
• Georgia Forecast
• Center for the study of Caucasus and Black Sea
Region
UG conducts national and international
conferences
University of Georgia Publishing house
• Scientific Journal – Caucasus Journal of Social
Sciences
• Textbooks
• maps
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