The Kick-Off Meeting of the ZAFER-İN Operation (Technical Assistance Project for Improving the Adaptability of Employers and Employees in TR33 Region) in which Zafer Development Agency is the Operation Beneficiary and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security European Union and Financial Support Department is the Contracting Authority) has been held on Friday, the 19th of February in Afyonkarahisar İkbal Thermal Hotel.
The opening speeches of the meeting were done by WYG Turkey, Consortium Operation Director Dr. Faruk Cengiz TEKİNDAĞ, General Secretary of Zafer Development Agency Mr. Yusuf BALCI, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Directorate of European Union and Financial Assistance Expert Ms. Hilal ÖLMEZ, Ministry of Development, Head of Department of Urban and Spatial Development Mr. Emre BAŞARAN, EU Ministry, Director of Project Implementation Mr. Bülent ÖZCAN, Delegation of European Union to Turkey, Acting Head of Section for Economic and Social Development Ms. Virve VIMPARI and Governor of Afyonkarahisar Mr. Hakan Yusuf GÜNER.
Following the opening speeches, briefing about the Operation and the Targeted Results was done by Head of Project Development and Implementation Department of Zafer Development Agency and Operation Coordinator, Mr. İskender Cem LEBLEBİCİ and Technical Assistance Team Leader of the Zafer-İN Dr. Peter WILSON.
The Kick-off Meeting pursued with the panel about Integration of the Stakeholders to the Operation. Director of Afyonkarahisar Organized Industrial Zone Mr. Ali Ulvi AKOSMANOĞLU, Assistant to the Rector of Afyon Kocatepe University Ass. Prof. Tuğrul KANDEMİR, Provincial Coordinator of EU and Foreign Affairs of the Governorship of Manisa Mr. Ural SEVENER, General Secretary of Uşak Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. Caner URHAN, Technical Assistance Team Regional Development Expert Mr. Ethem Erkal KEÇE participated as speakers and Head of Project Development and Implementation Department of Zafer Development Agency Mr. İskender Cem LEBLEBİCİ as the moderator of the panel.