Support from the Government of Federal Republic of Germany

01 Mar 2013

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The Government of Federal Republic of Germany had given a fund support to the Civil Society Meeting which is going to held within the framework of the “United Nations Joint Programme Fostering an Enabling Environment for Gender Equality in Turkey”.

New Horizons - UNDP together with non-governmental organizations working on women issues has already started working on the preparations for the meeting which will be held with the participation of over 250 representatives from women institutions.

The meeting aims at strengthening the capacity development of women’s movement in Turkey and intends to break all the prejudices on gender issues especially on women’s employment and women’s political participation.

UNDP Resident Representative Shahid Najam indicated that the project which started in 2011 aims at integrate the perception of gender equality in all levels of policy making and decision making processes.

German ambassador Eberhard Pohl said that they are honored to support this important project and they see this as an important step to strengthen the relations between UNDP Turkey and German Embassy.

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