Awareness Raising Event was held for Kadıköy District
The ninth episode of the Awareness Raising Event, which are held with a view to raising awareness on civilian oversight concept, increasing visibility of Local Prevention and Security Boards (LPSBs), promoting inter-institutional cooperation, and contributing the Project sustainability, was held for Kadıköy District of Istanbul. 45 participants including the Kadıköy District Governor Mr. Mustafa Özarslan, Kadıköy Mayor Mr. Mustafa Oltulu, the representative of Department of KİHBİ of the Ministry of Interior Mr. Onur Akyavaş, UNDP representatives, representatives of municipalities, representatives of local media and CSO attended the event.
Delivering the opening remark, the Kadıköy District Governor Dr. Özarslan expressed that the Project created a change of mentality in the district, and he was glad to see the works conducted on this subject in the GNAT.
Then, Kadıköy Security Survey Results were presented by the UNDP Expert Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Bilen. Later, the UNDP Expert Assoc. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Arap delivered a presentation on “Civilian and Democratic Oversight of Security Sector”. The morning session ended with presentations on “Improvements in the Project and Local Prevention and Security Plan in Kadıköy” made by the UNDP Key Expert Ms. Serra Titiz.
In the afternoon, the members of the Local Prevention and Security Board in Kadıköy conducted breakout sessions with a view to creating innovative solutions for security problems in the district. Following the breakout sessions, the group representatives exchanged the results of their sessions in the plenary.
This full-day event was concluded with the photo session.