Agenda

Venue: Mehmet Akif Ersoy Hall & K Hall, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Beytepe Yerleşkesi, Ankara

10th April

Official Opening & Welcome Remarks

9.30am - 10.30am

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10th April

Official Opening & Welcome Remarks

- Joachim Scheurer - BilSy Project Director, GIZ

- Prof. Dr A. Haluk Özen - Rector of Hacettepe University

- Prof. Dr Vedat Işıkhan - Social Policies Council, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

- İhsan Selim Baydaş - Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports

- H.E. Martin Erdmann - German Ambassador in Turkey

- Reha Denemeç - Deputy Minister for National Education

9.30am - 10.30am

10th April

Integration under the Challenge of Forced Migration

11.00am - 12.30pm

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10th April

Integration under the Challenge of Forced Migration

This opening plenary will focus on questions on integrated refugee management, successful integration of those refugees expected to stay, return of refused asylum seekers, access to education, language courses, labour market, handling of crime, and tackling root causes of migration.


- Moderator: Prof. Dr Sema Buz, Hacettepe University

- Rubeena Esmail-Arndt - Country Director, GIZ Turkey

- Abdullah Ayaz - Director General, Migration Management Directorate Ministry of Interior

- İbrahim Vurgun Kavlak - General Coordinator, SGDD-ASAM 

- Dr Abdullah Aksoy - Deputy Secretary General, Municipality of Gaziantep

11.00am - 12.30pm

10th April

Parallel Panel Sessions

2.00pm - 3.30pm

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10th April

Parallel Panel Sessions

Volunteerism and Youth as a shared identity:

  • Moderator: Elif Kalan, Conflictus
  • Ali Güneş - Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Youth and Sports
  • Emirhan Aslan - European Volunteer Service National Agency
  • Nil Memişoğlu - Program Analyst, UN Volunteers
  • Ali Almana - Education Officer, BILSY 
  • Representatives of the BILSY volunteer programme   


Integration of Syrian children into the Turkish School System:

  • Moderators: Prof. Dr Sedat Uçar, Çukurova University, Adana & Ms. Gözde Demirel, Istanbul University, Istanbul
  • Mehmet Nezir Gül - Director General of Lifelong Learning General Directorate, Ministry of National Education
  • Kemal Gül – Ministry of National Education
  • Kadir Altunkaynak - Ministry of National Education
  • Ilkay Yılmaz Akar – Ministry of National Education
  • Ayşenur Bülbül – Ministry of National Education
  • Prof. Dr Berat Bekir Özipek - Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul
  • Prof. Dr Neşet Mutlu- Erciyes University, Kayseri
  • Prof. Dr Erdal Kaçar -  Çukurova University, Adana
  • Teacher representatives

2.00pm - 3.30pm

10th April

Parallel Panel Sessions

4.00pm - 6.00pm

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10th April

Parallel Panel Sessions

Understanding Social Cohesion within the scope of acculturation and integration process in Turkey 

  • Moderator:  Assoc. Prof. Dr Mehmet Ali Eryurt – Hacettepe University  
  • Prof. Dr Murat Erdoğan - Turkish-German University
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr Saime Özçürümez – Bilkent University
  • Prof. Dr Sebastian Vollmer – Göttingen University
  • Paladia Ziss - GIZ’s Support to Refugees and Host Communities (SRHC) Cluster Task Force on Social Cohesion


Contribution of municipalities to Social Cohesion:

  • Moderator: Ülge Uğurlu, Consultant
  • Ömer Ataş - Migration Office, Municipality of Gaziantep
  • Hüseyin Ateş - Museums and Libraries Office, Municipality of Gaziantep
  • Danielle Gluns - Head of Research and Transfer Office Migration Policy, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Hildesheim
  • Stefanie Pipiale - Coordinator, Integration-Measures, District Marburg-Biedenkopf

4.00pm - 6.00pm

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