Project

Project Name Technical Assistance for Empowerment of the Role of Ombudsman in the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
Reference Number EuropeAid/139341/IH/SER/TR
Contract Number TR2015/RL/04/A1.6-02/001
Duration 46 months
Institutions Contract Authority End Beneficiary Contractor
Name Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU) Ombudsman Institution WYG Türkiye leads the consortium of the Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR).
Project Office Kavaklıdere Mah. Zeytindalı Caddesi No: 4 Çankaya/ANKARA Phone: +90 312 465 22 00 /2526 – 2527

Fax: +90 312 465 22 65

E-mail: murat.sevgi@wygprojects.com

Project Title Technical Assistance for Empowerment of the Role of Ombudsman in the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
Overall objective To achieve measurable progress towards the full enjoyment of all fundamental rights and freedoms by all individuals without discrimination in all areas.
Purpose

 

To increase the effectiveness of the Ombudsman Institution in the protection and promotion of human rights.
Target groups Ombudsman Institution, public institutions, CSOs, universities, Bar Associations and Turkish public in general.
Componenets

and  Activities

 

Component 1: Improving the knowledge of Ombudsman Institution staff

The purpose is to improve the knowledge and experience of the staff of the Ombudsman Institution regarding best standards and practices in Europe and international arena.

In this context, the following project activities are carried out:

·                Preparation of the Human Resources Development Strategy, which will include short, medium and long-term goals and strategies in response to institutional needs.

·                Organisation of trainings for the staff of the institution.

·                Organisation of 2 international conferences and 7 study visits to raise awareness.

·                Actively supporting the exchange of knowledge and experience with the participation of the 15 OI staff in placement activities in EU countries.

 

Component 2: Awareness Raising

The purpose is to increase awareness about the full enjoyment of all fundamental rights and freedoms by all individuals.

In this context, the following project activities are carried out:

·                Preparation of a Visibility, Communications and Public Relations Strategy.

·                Organisation of 18 regional conferences, 2 international conferences, 1 national symposium.

·                Preparation of visibility and awareness raising tools and materials.

·                Production of public spot films and 3D animations on the subject of “How to make a complaint to the OI?”

·                Preparation of a short film about the importance and success stories of the OI.