We were at the “Empowering Women IV” Partnership Building Seminar in Istanbul

Foundation 787 took part in the SALTO EuroMed's annually organized “Empowering Women IV” seminar which was held in Istanbul, Turkey between 26 – 31 October, 2014. The seminar gathered over 60 participants from EU countries, the Mediterranean region, Southeast Europe, and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The main aim of the seminar was the exchange of good practices in the field of women economic empowerment - specifically women entrepreneurship; and provision of networking and partnership building opportunities.

Foundation 787 had an opportunity to meet with Mr. Muammer Coşkun, Director of Istanbul office of ISKUR – Turkish Employment Agency. We discussed ISKUR’s approach to solving the issue of women’s unemployment and educational opportunities.

The seminar was organized by the Turkish National Agency (The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes).