Ozlem Yasak

Foreign Relations Coordinator

Ozlem Yasak is from Diyarbakir, Turkey, where she is currently the Foreign Relations Coordinator and Project Department Coordinator to the 118 municipalities and mayors in Union of Southeastern Anatolia Region Municipalities (GABB).

Her expertise is in local government, social policies, international relations, women and gender, women, peace and security, political participation, urbanization, conflict resolution, human rights, migration, children and poverty, among others.

She has spoken at numerous conferences and academic institutions on issues related to Kurdish issues, peace and women and women movements in the Middle East.

She co-edited three books about women, local governments and women and honour killings.


BASED IN: Diyarbakir, Turkey

LANGUAGES:  Turkish, English


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