GENDER WORKING GROUP

4 October 2012

POST RI represents CYINDEP in CONCORD for the gender issues.

POST RI has joined CONCORD gender working group to shape the EU policies and prepare the 2013 action plan regarding the gender issues. As part of this, Mehves Beyidoglu Onen is attending to the second semestre of 2012 WG meeting to discuss on the priorities and future plans about the matter.

CONCORD is the European NGO confederation for Relief and Development.  Its 27 national associations, 18 international networks and 2 associate member represent 1,800 NGOs which are supported by millions of citizens across Europe. CONCORD leads reflection and political actions and regularly engages in dialogue with the European institutions and other civil society organisations. At global level, CONCORD is actively involved in the Open Forum for CSO Development effectiveness, the Beyond 2015 campaign, BetterAid and the International Forum of NGOplatforms. www.concordeurope.org

About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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