On October 16-17, 2015, the first ever W20 Summit was hosted by Turkey at the Grand Tarabya Hotel in Istanbul.Representatives from G20
16-17 Ekim 2015 tarihinde Istanbul’da Grand Tarabya Hotel’de Türkiye’nin evsahipliğinde ilk W20 Zirvesi düzenlendi.
Fulwood who has been appointed, along with Associate Professor Susan Harris-Rimmer, as Australia’s first representatives to the W20, said:
On October 7, 2015 the W20 Organisation Committee held a high level meeting hosted by TİKAD
First Ever W20 Summit in Istanbul called on the G20 Leaders to do more on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment
Representatives from various NGO’s and Academia based in Turkey have convened for the National Consultation Meeting to discuss the W20 agenda.
Representatives of various countries from across the globe have come together in Ankara, Turkey for the live broadcast inaugural event of the W20 Engagement Group under the banner of the G20. Prominent names such as the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, IMF Managing Christine Lagarde and OECD Secretary-General José Ángel Gurría Treviño delivered the keynote speeches addressing an audience of businesspeople, academics and members of civil society. The event continued throughout the day with panel sessions covering the headings of “Women and Technology”, “Women in Financial World” and “Women and Trade”, and concluded with the closing speeches and family photo. Please click for the photos Launch Event Speeches : Gülden Türktan’s Speech Arancha González’s Speech Lakshmi Puri’s Speech Angel Gurría’s Speech Christine Lagarde’s Speech Sanem Oktar’s Speech