Nursuna Memecan

Country

Turkey

Known for

Member of Turkish Parliament

Dates

Hijri 1376-Present (AH); Common Era 1957-Present (CE)

Nursuna Memecan

Biography

As one of the few female members of the Turkish Parliament, Nursuna Memecan serves as a representative of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party on the Parliamentary Assembly Council of Europe. In the PACE she is on the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and a member of committees that demonstrate a commitment to gender equality. She has participated on the committee on equal opportunities for women and men, migration, refugees and population, the honouring of obligations and commitments by member states of the council of Europe (mentoring committee), and sub-committees on equal participation of women and men in decision-making, on population, and on violence against women.

Sources

<a href=http://assembly.coe.int/ASP/AssemblyList/AL_MemberDetails.asp?MemberID=6266></a> Parliamentary Council Assembly of Europe website.