ANCE participates in the 2 days awareness – raising thematic workshop (1st and 2nd of December) organized by our partner, GPOT Center, in Istanbul in the framework of the project “Migration Network for Asylum Seekers and Migrants in Europe and Turkey (Minaret).
The aim of the two – days thematic workshop is to present the design, implementation and critical assessment of the Minaret Project as a whole, with the purpose of raising awareness, providing knowledge about the broader phenomenon of migration with special focus on EU – Turkey relations.
The aims of the workshop are:
- Dialogical exchange between public officials and migrants / refugees.
- Raising awareness regarding Turkey’s compliance with EU regulations concerning migration.
- Advancing the concerns and issues of the migrant / refugee communities in Turkey and Greece.
Some of the subjects that are being discussed during the workshop are: EU – Turkey Relations on Migration: Old problems versus New Knowledge, Migration Management in Greece and Turkey, Migrant and Refugee Issues in Turkey, The Challenges of Civil Society Organizations, Ways to improve EU – Turkey Migration Management Systems, Public Perception of EU Migration Regulations and Concerns of Migrants and Migrant communities.
In the closing of the workshop, Policy Recommendations will also be elaborated.