Regional: Promoting Gender Equality in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region

Sovereign (Public) Project | 55121-001

The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will initiate the implementation of the CAREC Gender Strategy 2030 and promote gender equality measures and people-to-people contacts (linked to objective 3 of the Gender Strategy 2030) under the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program. The TA, involving all 11 CAREC member countries, will be aligned with the following impact: inclusive regional economic growth in CAREC enhanced, and the outcome: gender equality and women's economic empowerment improved in the CAREC region

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Paracha, Saad Abdullah
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Promoting Gender Equality in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region
Project Number 55121-001
Country Regional
Azerbaijan
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyz Republic
Mongolia
Pakistan
China, People's Republic of
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA: Connecting People and Promoting Gender Equality in the CAREC Region
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will initiate the implementation of the CAREC Gender Strategy 2030 and promote gender equality measures and people-to-people contacts (linked to objective 3 of the Gender Strategy 2030) under the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program. The TA, involving all 11 CAREC member countries, will be aligned with the following impact: inclusive regional economic growth in CAREC enhanced, and the outcome: gender equality and women's economic empowerment improved in the CAREC region
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy A regional approach to gender mainstreaming taken through the CAREC Gender Strategy 2030, approved at the 19th Ministerial Conference in 2020, can complement national actions and existing programs to support women's empowerment in the region. The Strategy identifies key gender issues, potential strategic directions, and entry points for gender mainstreaming throughout CAREC's five operational clusters with four objectives: (i) promote women's access to economic opportunities; (ii) contribute to women's social empowerment; (iii) support women's regional networks and policy reform for women's economic empowerment; and (iv) enhance women's access to information and communication technology.
Impact Inclusive regional economic growth in CAREC enhanced
Outcome Gender equality and women's economic empowerment improved in the CAREC region
Outputs Operational mechanisms for CAREC Gender Strategy 2030 developed
Geographical Location Azerbaijan - Nation-wide; China - Nation-wide; Georgia - Nation-wide; Kazakhstan - Nation-wide; Kyrgyz Republic - Nation-wide; Mongolia - Nation-wide; Pakistan - Nation-wide; Tajikistan - Nation-wide; Turkmenistan - Nation-wide; Uzbekistan - Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement The purchase of information communication technology-related equipment, , supplies, software, and data subscription and/or purchase and engagement of website developers will follow the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time) and with clearance from the Information Technology Department if necessary. For equipment, a certificate of equipment turnover or disposal will be submitted at the end of the TA implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Paracha, Saad Abdullah
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Aug 2021
Fact Finding 05 Aug 2021 to 10 Aug 2021
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Sep 2021

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