Mission to Gaziantep by Regional Director Koller and Deputy Regional Director Bussi for Europe and Central Asia of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director


Regional Director Mr. Heinz Koller and Deputy Regional Director Mr. Maurizio Bussi for Europe and Central Asia of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director, Mr. Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey and the ILO Delegation visited Gaziantep on mission.


Following the meeting with Ambassador Mr. Adnan Keçeci, Representative at Gaziantep of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ILO Delegation along with Mr. Michele Ribotta, UN Women’s acting Deputy Regional Director of Europe and Central Asia, and Mr. Kadir Beyaztaş, Deputy General Coordinator of the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM), visited the SADA Women’s Development and Solidarity Center to sign an agreement to further strengthen the partnership between UN Women, ILO and ASAM for empowering women and girls in refugee and host communities.


The Delegation’s subsequent stops included Zeugma Mosaic Museum, in which they were deeply interested, then a taste of Gaziantep kitchen, finally visits with the Vocational Training Center of Gaziantep Chamber of Industry, the Chamber of Industry itself, and the company “Sayın Tekstil”.