25-26 November 2016

II. International Women and Justice Summit

Schedule


Opening Ceremony

25 November 2016


08:30-09:30 Registration


10:00-12:00 Opening Ceremony


Statement by E. Sare Aydın Yılmaz
KADEM, The President of Women and Democracy Association, Turkey
Statement by Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Representative to Turkey
Statement by Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya
Minister of Family and Social Policies, Turkey
Statement by the Honorable President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Republic of Turkey

12:00-14:00 Lunch


14:00-16:00 Ministerial Level Meeting


Moderator: Av. Özlem Zengin (Presidental Principal Consultant)
  • 1. Azerbaijan
  • 2. Morocco
  • 3. Palestine
  • 4. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • 5. Kosovo
  • 6. Liberia
  • 7. Sierra Leone
  • 8. Tunis
  • 9. Turkey

Panel Sessions

26 November 2016


09:00-10:30 Session 1

HALL A 1. WOMEN IN PEACE PROCESSES

Moderator
Prof. BERİL DEDEOĞLU
Galatasaray University, TURKEY
Dr. MAGDALENA KIRCHNER
Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellow in International Relations and Security (TAPIR) at the RAND Corporation, USA
FAWZIA KOOFI
Member of Parliament, Chairperson of Women, Civil Society and Human Rights Commission - Author, AFGHANISTAN
DAISY KHAN
Executive Director of the Women's Islamic Initiative for Spirituality and Equality (WISE), USA
BELLO OLANREWAJU TAIWO
University of Saskatchewan, CANADA

HALL B 2. SYRIAN REFUGEE WOMEN AND THEIR PROBLEMS

Moderator
Dr. KEREM KINIK
President of Turkish Red Crescent, TURKEY
MEHMET HALİS BİLDEN
President of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, TURKEY
Dr. SAWSAN HAIDER KHRIES
University of Yarmouk, JORDAN
MINAL PATEL DAVIS
Special Advisor to the Mayor on Human Trafficking Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner, USA
Assoc. Prof. ŞİRİN DİLLİ
Giresun University, TURKEY
Question & Answer

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break


10:45-12:15 Session 2

HALL A 1. WOMEN IN THEIR WORKING LIFE AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Moderator
Assoc. Prof. E. SARE AYDIN YILMAZ
President of Women and Democracy Association, Women20 Committee Member, TURKEY
ALMAS JIWANI
Emeritus UN Women National Committee Canada & CEO of Almas Jiwani Foundation, CANADA
FERRAH ŞARMAN
Director of Human Resources and Training at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, TURKEY
Dr. LINZI JANICE KEMP
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.
VASİM AKRAM
Aligarh Muslim University, INDIA
Question & Answer

HALL B 2. POLITICAL LIFE, CIVIL SOCIETY, AND WOMEN IN DECISION MECHANISMS

Moderator
Assoc. Prof. MERVE KAVAKÇI
Üsküdar University, Director of Postcolonial Studies Research Center, TURKEY
Dr. MALEKTAJ KHOSRAVI BABANARI
Islamic Azad University, IRAN
FARAH MOHAMED
Girls20 - Founder & CEO, CANADA
SUNAY KARAMIK
Chairwoman of KA.DER, Association for Support of Women Candidates, TURKEY
TERRY INCE
Kimeta Vice President Marketing and Business Development, TDI & Associates Founder, Project Manager, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Question & Answer

12:15-13:30 Lunch


13:30-15:00 Session 3

HALL A 1. COMBATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND DISCRIMINATION

Moderator
Prof. ABUL BASHAR MOHAMMAD ABU NUMAN
University Of Chittagong, BANGLADESH
SOUMAYA GHANNOUSHI
Writer, TUNIS / UK
NOERA AYAZ
Lawyer - Women in Islam, Inc., USA
TÜLAY KAYNARCA
Member of Parliament, The Grand National Assembly of Turkey, The Committee on Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men, TURKEY
NASHIRA CHAVEZ
University of Miami, ECUADOR
Question & Answer

HALL B 2. CULTURAL CODES AND MASCULINITY

Moderator
FATMA MEHDI HASSAM
Chairperson for Women & Gender of African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC), ETHIOPIA
Prof. K. MANIMEKALAI
Former Vice-Chancellor of Mother Teresa Women’s University, Alagappa University, Director of Center for Women’s Studies, INDIA
Assoc. Prof. DEREK BURRILL
Associate Professor at University of California, Author, USA
MERYEM İLAYDA ATLAS
Lacivert; Editor-in-Chief / Daily Sabah; Columnist, TURKEY
Prof. EMİNE ÖZMETE
Head of the Center on Aging Studies Implementation and Research, Ankara University, Faculty Member of Health Sciences, Department of Social Work, TURKEY
Question & Answer

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break


15:15-16:45 Session 4

HALL A 1. WOMEN IN CINEMA, TELEVISION AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Moderator
UYANIŞ TUĞTAŞ BAYAR
TV 360, TURKEY
AIDA BEGIĆ
Film Director and Screenwriter, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
SAADET ORUÇ
Presidental Principal Consultant
SARAH JONES
TRT World, Tv Presenter, TURKEY
FAILA PAŠIĆ BIŠIĆ
European Institute for Gender Equality, SLOVENIA
Question & Answer

HALL B 2. WOMEN’S ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND LAW

Moderator
SERAP YAŞAR
Member of Parliament – The Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Spokesperson for Justice Commission, TURKEY
Dr. CHANDRA RAJAN
International Arbitrator & Advocate at Supreme Court, INDIA
MARJATTA HIEKKA
Legal Counsellor, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, FINLAND
Dr. MOHAMMAD AL TARAWNEH
Judge at Cassation Court, JORDAN
Prof. NAJIBAH MOHD ZIN
International Islamic University, MALAYSIA
Question & Answer

16:45-17:00 Coffee Break


17:00-18:30 Focus Group Workshops

1. SYRIAN WOMEN REFUGEES AND THEIR PROBLEMS – FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP

Moderator
Meryem İlayda Atlas
Lacivert; Editor-in-Chief / Daily Sabah; Columnist, TURKEY
Dr. Nibal Khalil
Al-Quds University, ISRAEL
Dr. Nergis Dama
Yıldırım Beyazıt University, TURKEY
Res. Asst. Gamze Yıldız Şeren Kurular
Namık Kemal University, TURKEY
Haram Ahmad Oumar
Almouna English Club, CHAD
Assoc. Prof. Laura Navarro
Valencia University, SPAIN
Maysa Abu Hassen
Syrian Refugee, TURKEY
Debate, Question & Answer

2. WOMEN AND PEACE – FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP

Moderator
Mehla Ahmed Talebna
Director General of Cultural, Social and Family Affairs, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), SAUDI ARABIA
Francess Piagie Alghali
Human Rights Defender, SIERRA LEONE
Assoc. Prof. Nüket Elpeze Ergeç
Çukurova University, TURKEY
Nadjiba Badi Boukemidja
University of Algiers - Faculty of Law, ALGERIA
Ramila Dadashova
Institute of Caucasian Studies of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, AZERBAIJAN
Ebru Demir
Sussex University, UK
Sarah Laaru
Monaliiku Ry, FINLAND
Debate, Question & Answer

18:30-18:45 Summit Final Report

Prof. Ömer Çaha
Faculty Member at Yıldız Teknik University, in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, TURKEY