Istanbul Summit 2016 will be held by the Journalists and Writers Foundation, with its Women’s Platform, on 7-8 May, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand in partnership with Thailand Achievement Institute.
Objectives and Expected Outcome
Istanbul Summit 2016 recognizes the urgent need to addressing the issue of Women, Peace and Security as an important component of sustainable development and proposes to invite experts and thought leaders to discuss current state of Women, Peace and Security, challenges facing women in conflict and peacebuilding and next steps. The objective of this Summit is to raise awareness of the international community to the specific concerns, needs, and challenges faced by women in the context of sustainable development, peace and security and to mobilize an international network for action to advocate in addressing these issues effectively and efficiently.
May 7-8, 2016
Istanbul Summit is open to all CSO representatives, academics, specialists and journalists. For those wishing to attend please register to a session of interest at http://istanbulsummit.org/index.php/registration.
Registration Fee: $100 registration fee covers opening ceremony and sessions attendance, lunches, break refreshments and Cruise event. Registration fee does not cover transportation expenses or hotel accommodations.
The working language will be English.
Participants will be responsible for their own transportation.
Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they meet visa exemption requirements. Please check the http://www.immigration.go.th/nov2004/en/base.php?page=visa to know about your visa requirement.
The participants are expected to have for their own insurances and shall be responsible to cover expenses related to medical treatment, etc.
Name badges are distributed upon on-site registration. Please make sure to bring your badge to all events and meals.
General Information about Bangkok and Thailand
You can find some useful information about Bangkok and Thailand at this page.