KAGİDER EU AGENDA- December 2022

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KAGİDER Agenda Highlights from 2022

‘Zero tolerance for violence at work!’

The Women's Leadership Platform, which was established in cooperation with the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER), TurkishWIN, UPS and in which the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is a stakeholder, held a roundtable meeting in Istanbul in cooperation with the International Labor Organization (ILO). In the meeting titled “Zero Tolerance to Violence at Work”, efforts to end violence in business life, solutions and best practices were discussed. Source

EU-TurkeyHigh-Level Business Dialogue Meeting was Held in Istanbul

The fourth Meeting of “EU-Türkiye High Level Business Dialogue”, organized in the scope of the “Türkiye-EU Business Dialogue” Project implemented jointly by the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambers) and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Türkiye (TOBB), was held in Istanbul on 26 October 2022 and KAGIDER participated the meeting together zith other stakeholders.Source

With the cooperation of KAGIDER and TÜRKONFED, young people came together to design a sustainable future.

A sustainability-themed workshop was organized with the participation of young people aged 30 and under, in cooperation with the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) and the Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TÜRKONFED). Young people gathered at Facebook Station within the scope of "Young TÜRKONFED Entrepreneurship Meetings" and exchanged ideas for a sustainable future.Source

KAGIDER and Garanti BBVA Collaboration for the “Women of Commerce Platform”.Supporting women entrepreneurs who strengthen the economy in order to look at the future, Garanti BBVA has made an important contribution to women entrepreneurs by collaborating for the Women of Commerce Platform, which was launched under the leadership of KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey). The purpose and opportunities of the Women of Commerce Platform, which gathers women entrepreneurs and their associations in Turkey under one roof, were shared on June 8.Source

KAGİDER and MİGROS Offer Strong Career Opportunities To Women Entrepreneurs In Agriculture.

Organized for the third time this year with the cooperation of KAGIDER and Migros, the 'Women Entrepreneur Development and Acceleration Program in Agriculture' was held in Istanbul on May 16-17, 2022.Source

25 Women Entrepreneurs From Europe And Central Asia Met With Potential Investors In Istanbul

25 women entrepreneurs from 9 countries in Europe and Central Asia attended an intensive training camp in Istanbul to increase their capacity to attract investors to their ventures. The training camp, organized with the cooperation of KAGIDER and UN Women and with the financial support of Mary Kay, came to an end with the "Investor Presentation Final" program.Source

KAGIDER, Denizli Bozkurt And Merkezefendi Municipalities Cooperation For Women Entrepreneurs

In Denizli, women entrepreneurs will reach new markets with "Women of Commerce". KAGIDER joined forces with Bozkurt and Merkezefendi Municipalities in Denizli to support women entrepreneurs. With the cooperation aimed at strengthening the "Women of Trade" online platform, it is aimed to ensure that women entrepreneurs operating in these two districts in Denizli are accessible for the purchase of goods and services by the public and private sectors.Source

Boyner Group and KAGIDER continue their “Good for Business” programme

The new era of the “Good for Business: Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Program in Non-Food and Electronics Retail” carried out in partnership with the Boyner Group and the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) has begun.Source

EU Agenda Highlights from 2022

European Innovation Council unveils winners of Capital of Innovation and Women Innovator awards

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has revealed the winners of its annual innovation awards, with prizes going to the cities of Métropole Aix-Marseille Provence and Haarlem, as well as six leading women innovators.Source

Equality Package: Commission proposes to strengthen equality bodies to fight discrimination

the European Commission adopted two proposals to strengthen equality bodies, in particular their independence, resources, and powers, so they can combat discrimination in Europe more effectively.Source

Gender Equality: The EU is breaking the glass ceiling thanks to new gender balance targets on company boards

he European Parliament has formally adopted the new EU law on gender balance on corporate boards. By 2026, companies will need to have 40% of the underrepresented sex among non-executive directors or 33% among all directors.Source

Equal Pay Day: Pay Transparency essential to close the EU gender pay gap of 13%

Women in the European Union still continue to earn less than men for equal job, with the average gender pay gap in the EU standing at 13%. This means that for every €1 a man earns, a women will make €0.87. Progress is steady, however still too slow, with a 2.8 percentage point gap reduction in 10 years.Source

Commission kick-starts work on the European Year of Skills

Following the announcement by President Ursula von der Leyen in her 2022 State of the Union address, the Commission has adopted today its proposal to make 2023 the European Year of Skills.Source

Ukraine: Commission presents options to make sure that Russia pays for its crimes

The Commission presented today different options to Member States to make sure that Russia is held accountable for the atrocities and crimes committed during the war in Ukraine. The Commission is proposing to create a new structure to manage frozen and immobilised public Russian assets, invest them and use the proceeds for Ukraine.Source

European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling

The Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration. On average, each European generates almost 180 kg of packaging waste per year. Packaging is one of the main users of virgin materials as 40% of plastics and 50% of paper used in the EU is destined for packaging.Source

Economic policy coordination: Commission sets out guidance to help tackle the energy crisis and make Europe greener and more digital.Source

New rights to improve work-life balance in the EU enter into application.

All Member States must apply EU-wide rules to improve work-life balance for parents and carers adopted in 2019. These rules set out minimum standards for paternity, parental and carers' leave and establish additional rights, such as the right to request flexible working arrangements, which will help people develop their careers and family life without having to sacrifice either. Source

Key findings of the 2022 Report on TürkiyeSource

A European Care Strategy for caregivers and care receivers

The European Commission presents the European Care Strategy to ensure quality, affordable and accessible care services across the European Union and improve the situation for both care receivers and the people caring for them, professionally or informally.Source

Commission presents new European Innovation Agenda to spearhead the new innovation wave

he Commission adopted a New European Innovation Agenda to position Europe at the forefront of the new wave of deep tech innovation and start-ups. It will help Europe to develop new technologies to address the most pressing societal challenges, and to bring them on the market. Source

International Women's Day 2022: Commission proposes EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence

the European Commission is proposing EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence. The proposed Directive will criminalise rape based on lack of consent, female genital mutilation and cyber violence, which includes: non-consensual sharing of intimate images; cyber stalking; cyber harassment; and cyber incitement to violence or hatred.Source

Fit for 55: Parlamento, yeşil havacılık yakıtına geçişi hızlandırmayı oylayacak

To help the EU reach its climate neutral goal by 2050, aviation should gradually switch to sustainable fuel, such as synthetic fuel, used cooking oil or even hydrogen.Source


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