UN Women to open regional office in Turkey

UN Women – the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women will open a regional office in Turkey.

Thanks to efforts by Turkish Foreign Ministry and Family & Social Policies Ministry, the office, which will be responsible from Europe and Central Asia, will be opened in Istanbul.

UN Women will support intergovernmental organs while they are shaping up policies, and setting the norms and standards.

It will also provide financial and technical support, encourage effective cooperation with civil society, and help members states to apply the standards.

Adapted from Worldbulletin