M-CARE presented at Capacity Building Seminars for Civil Society Organisations

The fourth and the last seminar within the scope of the Project: “Capacity Building Seminars for Civil Society Organisations” was held by Ministry of Family and Social Policy, General Directorate of Services for Persons with Disabilities and the Elderly in Eskişehir, Turkey, between 7 and 8 December 2015. The seminars were aimed at monitoring and promoting the implementation of United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by the relevant stakeholders. The participants of the seminar included representatives of civil society organizations working in the field of disability, representatives of General Directorate of Services for Persons with Disabilities and the Elderly. Approximately 80 persons attended the seminar.

Audience at Capacity Building Seminars for Civil Society Organisations

Audience at Capacity Building Seminars for Civil Society Organisations

The presentations made in the seminar were mainly focused at providing a rights based approach for disability studies, eliminating possible inadequacies in the capacity of CSOs, strengthening the structure and operation of disability CSO’s and providing information and raising awareness on the implementation process of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

M-CARE project was promoted in this seminar through a short presentation on the current situation of the project in general and the outputs of the project. The participants were informed about activities and the partners of M-CARE Project. Information on the mobile application and the website of the Project were also announced to the participants.