DRAFT PROGRAMME

15.00    Welcome by Ms Eva-Britt SVENSSON – Chair of FEMM Committee

15.05  Opening remarks by Ms Emine BOZKURT , rapporteur

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DISCUSSION PANEL:  2020 OBJECTIVES AND PRIORITIES FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN`S   EMPOWERMENT   IN TURKEY ON ITS WAY TO THE EU MEMBERSHIP

15. 15 Ms Leyla COŞKUN – Director General on the Status of Women, Ankara, Turkey

15. 35 Mr Stefano SANNINO – Deputy Director General, DG Enlargement, European Commission

15. 55 Response by Members  
 
16. 15 Question time from Members and from other participants

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DISCUSSION PANEL: WOMEN IN TURKEY AS AGENTS OF PROGRESS: MEASURES FOR IMPROVEMENT AND BEST PRACTICES

16. 30  Ms Nur GER – Chairwoman of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association ) Gender Equality Working Group, Istanbul, Turkey

16. 45 Ms Handan CAGLAYAN – Lecturer, Department of Human Rights, Institute of Political Sciences, Ankara University; Trade-Union Specialist, Education and Science Workers’ Trade Union, Ankara, Turkey

17. 00 Ms Pinar ILKKARACAN – Founding President of The Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR); Co-founder of The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), Istanbul, Turkey

17.15 Response by Members
 
17.45 Question time from Members and from other participants

18.00  Closing remarks by Ms Emine BOZKURT, rapporteur

18.15  Closure of the Hearing by Ms Eva-Britt SVENSSON, Chair of FEMM Committee

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