The project endeavors to create a process for achieving gender-equal public spaces in both Maltepe and Trieste, fostering collaboration among civil society organizations (CSOs), local communities, and municipalities through participatory methods and digital tools.
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The specific objectives included empowering local CSOs, women, and girls in Maltepe and Trieste to advocate for gender equality in urban public spaces, targeting the empowerment of associations and women and girls in each city. Additionally, the project aimed to advance data-driven policy-making for more accurate strategies in designing inclusive public spaces, organizing advocacy meetings with high-level decision-makers in each city. Through these objectives, the project aspires to contribute to the creation of more inclusive and gender-equal urban environments.
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Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) is an independent think-tank founded in 1994, aiming to develop policy recommendations in relation to social and political problems that wait for solutions. TESEV’s outputs look beyond the short term; and they are developed for use by all segments of the population, aimed at delivering sustainable solutions informed by scientific research, needed both by public authorities and society at large. TESEV works for democratization, raising awareness on principles of good governance, developing inclusive policies for eradicating social inequalities, and supporting sustainable development.
Kallipolis is an Italian non-profit organization for sustainable urban development. Kallipolis started in 2006 with the aim of improving the liveability of human settlements, following the objectives of UN-Habitat New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, especially Goal 11 on sustainable cities and communities, and focusing on the most vulnerable groups. Kallipolis promotes participatory and collaborative processes by working with local administrations, individuals, civil society organizations, the private sector and researchers, with the aim of providing citizens more power over decisions that influence their lives, supporting public administrations, individuals and communities to work together to solve common challenges.
This section shows the local authorities collaborated & involved in the project’s development process.