Side Events

Following official side events will complement the main HLPF meeting.

Two are integrated into the HLPF İstanbul program itself. Other two will be offered by the Turkish Government on the margins of the HLPF İstanbul meeting.

I.Hosted by the Turkish Government

Side Event 1 – Turkey-Somalia Business and Investment Forum

The Turkey-Somalia Business and Investment Forum will be held on 22 February 2016, one day before HLPF İstanbul. Business people from all regions will be invited to the Forum.

Side Event 2- The Empowerment of Women and Youth in Somalia: Enabling Active Participation in Economic and Social Life

A small selected group of Somali entrepreneurs (men and women) will be hosted by the Turkish Government to attend a series of bespoke business-enabling events in Istanbul in 21-25 February 2016.

II.HLPF İstanbul Meeting Side Events:

Two side events will be included in the main program of the HLPF Istanbul meeting. One will focus on gender and empowerment, and the other on youth. More information will follow soon.