eu womensday

EU Celebrates International Women's Day Across Turkey

Thu, 07.03.2019 - 14:41
07/03/2019

The EU Delegation to Turkey celebrates the International Women's Day across the country with inspiring stories told by leading women figures from the regions to contribute to the empowerment of fellow women.

The local events will be organized by the EU Information Centers Network in Antalya, Bursa, Denizli, Diyarbakır, Edirne, Erzurum, Eskişehir, Gaziantep, Istanbul, Izmir, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Konya, Mersin, Samsun, Sivas, Şanlıurfa, Trabzon, and Van in cooperation with NGOs, business associations, local authorities and academic institutions. They include talks, discussions, seminars, exhibitions, concerts, film screenings and workshops and aim to celebrate the achievements of women across the country and to make the audience think about the progress that has been made to ensure the world is a fair and equal place for all its citizens.

 

To find out what is happening in your city visit our webpage https://www.avrupa.info.tr/en/international-womens-day-events-9291


On the occasion of the International Women's Day the Head of the European Union Delegation, Ambassador Christian Berger issued a statement to reaffirm the EU's commitment to gender equality: "Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union. We want girls and women to achieve equality in all aspects of life; access to education, equal pay for equal work, access to top positions in companies and politics as well as protection from violence.”

International Women's Day events are part of the many activities carried out by the EU Information Centres Network throughout the year to reach out to the public. The Network helps to inform audiences in Turkey about the European Union, its values, and its cooperation with Turkey. For more information please visit https://www.avrupa.info.tr/en/eu-information-network

 

For inquiries related to the events:

Selda Düzenli – Communication Officer, Delegation of the European Union in Turkey

selda.duzenli@eeas.europa.eu    T +90 312 459 88 33 / M +90 532 775 18 29

 

For press inquiries:

Miray AKDAĞ - Press Officer for the Delegation of the European Union in Turkey

miray.akdag@eeas.europa.eu    M +90 532 624 93 56 / T +90 312 459 88 77

 

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

Date/Time

City

Event

Venue

28 Feb 13:00-16:00

1 Mar 13:00-16:00

Denizli

Enhancing empowerment for rural women (seminar) and film screening "Umutlu Bir Hikaye" followed by a panel with directed by Jale İncekol

Buldan Public Education Centre  Bozkurt Municipality  Social Facility

4 March

14:00:00

Edirne

Dilek Sert Erdoğan Jazz Concert OVERRULED JAZZ "Hükümsüz Caz" for convicted woman in cooperation with the Governorship of Edirne

Edirne Kapalı Cezaevi

3 - 8 March

9:30 – 11:30

Kocaeli

Women Entrepreneurship Camp
series of full-day sessions dedicated to Women Entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas to launch a business with EU support

3-7 March  Darıca Elit Hotel
8 March Bizimköy Engelliler Üretime Merkezi Vakfı

5 March

14:00 - 18:00

İzmir

Stronger Women in Workplace Summit in cooperation with the UN moderated by Gupse Özay (celebrity actress)

Karaca Kültür Merkezi, Pasaport

7 March

10.30

Samsun

Inspiring girls via stories of successful women entrepreneurs

Sema Cengiz Büberci Vocational High School

7 March

Şanlıurfa

Panel on Women Health Issues: Reproductive Health and Rights

Harran University

15 March

14:00

Ankara

Workshop with EU funded Zeytindalı Women's Association

S.S. Ankara Zeytindalı Kadın, Kooperatifi   - Tuzluçayır

8 March

15:00

Antalya

EU projects Photo Exhibition and film screening "Umutlu Bir Hikaye" directed by Jale İncekol

Antalya Kültür Sanat Vakfı

8 March

11:00

Bursa

Symposium: Empowering Women in cooperation with TOBB Bursa Women Entrepreneurs Council and Uludag University followed by a Terrarium Workshop

Prof. Mete Cengiz Cultural Center of Uludağ University

8-9 March

Erzurum

One Woman One Career – IPARD Success Stories from the Region

Erzurum Chamber of Commerce  Meeting Hall

8 March

Mersin

Interviews with Successful Women of Mersin - for local TV, Radio and social media

Spot will be published on local TVs, radios and on social media

8 March

14:30

Eskişehir

Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs – Women tell their Success Stories

Anadolu University, Convention Centre Red Room

8 March

14:30 & 16:30

Konya

EU projects Photo Exhibition and Film screening "Umutlu Bir Hikaye" directed by Jale İncekol

Kent Plaza Cinemaximum and

8 March

13:00 - 16:30

Trabzon

Women United for Chocolate – Success Story of Fındıkocağı a Women-led chocolate company– followed by a chocolate workshop

Zağanos Paşa Konakları

8 March

10:00

Diyarbakır

"Gender Equality in Working Life" Event

Diyarbakır OSB

8  March

13:30

Van

Seven Regions – Seven Woman

Elit World Otel

9 March

17:00

Kayseri

Women in Business panel discussion, EU projects Photo Exhibition and Film screening "Umutlu Bir Hikaye" directed by Jale İncekol

Kayseri Ticaret Odası

10 March

17:00

Gaziantep

“Stories of Women from Europe to Anatolia” with singer İlhan Şeşen and poet Sunay Akın

Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce

12 March

14:00

Sivas

Women in business: advantages, challenges, and opportunities

Sivas Chamber of C&I

14 March

10.00-14.00

İstanbul

Panel on Gender and Diplomacy - Women in Diplomacy

TOBB Plaza