TÜSEV News/ 26.01.2016

Members Meeting: Syrian Refugees in Turkey

TUSEV organized a member meeting on 24 November in cooperation with Aydın Doğan Foundation, Sabancı Foundation and Vehbi Koç Foundation with an aim to provide information on the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey. At the first session of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Ahmet İçduygu from Migration Research Center at Koç University, Selen Elif Ay and Damla Taşkın from United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees provided information on the situation of the Syrian refugees and discussed the main problems they encounter in Turkey. At the second session, Alp Biricik from Human Resource Development Foundation, Burcu Kuğu from Support to Life, Erdem Vardar from Yuva Association, Gizem Demirci Al Kadah from Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants shared an overview of the work carried out on the field by their organizations in providing support to refugees. At the last session, TUSEV members and participants discussed the role of foundations and philanthropic sector in Turkey with reference to Syrian refugees. 

Please find the minutes of the meeting below:

Syrian Refugees in Turkey