- mayor's office
Continuing to providing the municipal staff members with trainings and workshops, the Beşiktaş Municipality held the “Workshop for Supporting Women’s Participation in Decision-Making Processes” at our City Hall on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the AÇEV (Mother Child Education Foundation) and was attended by the vice mayors, unit managers, the municipal staff as well as Ms. Meltem Cantürk, who is the Women's Empowerment and Literacy Education Manager. The event also featured a talk on participation of the women who benefit from the services of local administrations in the decision making processes.
“Women’s Participation in decision making mechanism depends on the improvement of the direct participation instruments...”
Through the examination of examples from Turkey and also across the world, Ms. Meltem Cantürk informed our municipal staff about the duties and responsibilities of the local administrations, emphasizing the importance of citizens’ participation for the improvement of the quality of city services.