Georgia’s Liberty bank signs memorandum of understanding with UNFPA
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 7
By Tamilla Mammadova - Trend:
Georgia's Liberty Bank signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Georgia Country Office, Trend reports via Georgian media.
As reported, the purpose of this MoU is to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate collaboration between Liberty and UNFPA in areas of common interest, to promote healthy and active ageing and gender equality in Georgia.
As a result of this cooperation, Liberty Bank will partner with UNFPA Georgia Country Office to inform older people about COVID-19 and disseminate relevant materials among the older people across the country.
UNFPA Georgia and Liberty Bank will also conduct a joint campaign to raise awareness on COVID-19 among older people, their family members and caregivers. Liberty Bank will support “60+ clubs for healthy and active life”, initiated by UNFPA Georgia in partnership with local municipalities and NGOs.
UNFPA Georgia and Liberty Bank will explore opportunities to promote gender equality and empowerment of women in Georgia.
“I am extremely proud of this new partnership, which reinforces Liberty’s commitment to the safety of older population in Georgia and also, prevention and raising awareness regarding Covid-19. Today, we are excited to greet UNFPA as our partners and join the forces towards promoting the importance of healthy and active life for elderly as well as explore the opportunities to promote gender equality and empowerment of women in Georgia,” said Vasil Khodeli, the CEO of Liberty Bank.
“We at the UNFPA see huge potential in this partnership with the Liberty Bank. We believe that our cooperation will be a new step towards building more equal society where no one will be left behind” said Lela Bakradze, Head of the UNFPA Georgia Country Office.
Follow the author on Twitter: @Mila61979356