Policy advisory workshop on local policies on the way to gender equality

07 May 2006

We are pleased to announce the launch of the UNDPs Women in Politics project at the policy advisory workshop entitled Local Policies on the Way to Gender Equality, organized by KA-DER Ankara Local Politics Working Group and KAGIDER Women Fund on May 30th, 2006.

Invitations have been extended to a limited number of stakeholders including the leaders of political parties represented in the Parliament, political parties local government commissions, the eight metropolitan city mayors of which the women related UN projects are ongoing at present, Ministry of Interior, Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (UCTEA), Union of Municipalities in Turkey and Local Agenda 21.

The workshop is designed as an advisory group meeting which will build on policy recommendations prepared by civil society partners of the UNDP to further the participation of women in politics in Turkey.

You can view the preliminary policy report on Local Policies on the Way to Gender Equality by clicking here.

The workshop results and the policy advisory note will be published at www.tr.undp.org.