Karşıyaka Mayor Cemil Tugay received the Zero Discrimination Association Health Policies Special Award.
The award ceremony of the Most Romani Friendly Municipality Campaign, organized within the framework of the “Change Power of Roma Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey” project, funded by the European Commission, carried out in partnership with Roma Active Albania and ERGO Network, and implemented by the Zero Discrimination Association in Turkey, is in Istanbul. was carried out.
The mayors came together in Istanbul for the Most Romani Friendly Mayor award and the Zero Discrimination Association Special Awards. Right to receive an award within the scope of the project kazan8 mayors were elected. Karşıyaka Mayor Cemil Tugay was deemed laudable to receive the Zero Discrimination Association Health Policies Special Award.
EMPOWERMENT OF UNITY
Speaking at the awards ceremony Karşıyaka Mayor Cemil Tugay, KarşıyakaHe talked about the Romani Cooperative founded in . President Tugay also stated that the only way to strengthen the Roma community is through political empowerment and unity and solidarity. Mentioning the importance of non-governmental organizations, Tugay said, “The more active Roma non-governmental organizations are, the more benefits they will produce for the Roma community. Karşıyaka As the municipality, we carry out our work in coordination with the Roma non-governmental organizations and opinion leaders in our district, especially in education.” Tugay emphasized that young people have a great role in the development of the Roma community.
WHAT IS THE CAMPAIGN TARGETING?
The campaign, which aims to raise awareness about Roma inclusion, change approaches and contribute to overcoming barriers, aims to help communities realize their views on how municipalities and the Roma community can come together and establish dialogue on an equal level.