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Meryem Aslan

Meryem Aslan joined Oxfam as the Country Director of Turkey Office in 2013. Since joining Oxfam, she has been working across BRICS and MIKTA countries with specific focus on the role of emerging economies in international development and humanitarian aid. She has 27 years of international experience working with United Nations and civil Society organisations at program coordination, policy design and management positions in a range of countries and fragile states in South and Central Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. Meryem Aslan has an extensive experience in strategic policy and program coordination, substantive knowledge of governance systems, rule of law and democratization processes in conflict and post-conflict contexts. She has expertise in gender equality, with specific specialization in programming in the field of elimination of violence against women and facilitating women’s post-conflict economic recovery.