Government Commissioner for Gender Equality Policy

The Government
Key objectives of the measure:

In the framework of the obligations of Ukraine under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Ukraine -NATO Partnership Goals, as well as in accordance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  the Government of Ukraine is focused on the promotion of gender equality.

The key objective of the measure is to give the Government an efficient mechanism of securing the proper protection of the equal rights of all genders, promotion of the gender equality in the society and development of the gender equality culture.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The position of the Government Commissioner for Gender Equality Policy was introduced on June 7, 2017.


The main tasks of the Government Commissioner for Gender Equality Policy encapsulate coordination of the work of ministries, other central and local executive bodies to ensure equal rights and opportunities for women and men, conducting the monitoring of the accounting by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine the principle of gender equality, assistance in developing state programs on gender equality and cooperation with international organizations and civil society.

The oversight of the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (S/RES/1325), on women, peace, and security aimed at addressing gender issues at all stages of the peace process, including peacekeeping, world-building and post-conflict reconstruction will become one of the vital tasks of the Commissioner.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

 The purposeful implementation of numerous tasks in the field of gender equality, the implementation of existing work and the provision of a systematic approach to the process of gender equality are expected through the implementation of the measure

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

State budget

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)