• Country : Turkey
  • Level of Implementation : International
  • Website : http://www.akdem.org.tr
  • Contact : Omca ALTIN / omcaaltin@hotmail.com
Name of Good Practice
Organization of Local Initiatives and Validation of Experience on Migrants’ Accommodation (OLIVE)
Type of Good Practice
Applications
Implementing Institution
World Academy for Local Government and Democracy (WALD)
Target Group
Other
Target Group Other
CSO staff and volunteers work in the field of migration, public organization staff work in the field of migration in Istanbul and Belgium.University staff and students work on integration.
Start Date
2016
End Date
Continues
Funding in
165190,20 €
The overall objective is to achieve a high level of mutual understanding, interaction and cooperation between civil society and public organizations in Turkey and in European countries while providing exchange of experiences between Turkey and EU and increasing capacity of NGOs on integration of migrants.
Specific objectives:
-To establish strong, long term cooperation and endorsement of dialogue between Turkish and Belgian CSOs by exchanging best practices (methods, information and know-how) on integration of migrants
- To enhance capacity of Turkish CSOs and public organizations to deal with migration related problems on the local level by transferring good practices and know-how from EU CSOs
- To enhance capacity of Turkish CSOs to meet the European integration policy standards for facilitating the EU accession process
- To increase the capacity of European and Turkish civil societies of working together and creating joint projects
Estimated results:
-Interaction, dialogue and cooperation between Turkish and European CSOs and public organizations increased
- The culture of working together improved, prejudices decreased, mutual understanding and indulgence developed among European and Turkish civil society and public organizations
- The capacity of Turkish CSOs and public organizations to deal with migration related problems on the local level increased by transferring good practices and know-how from EU CSOs
- The capacity of Turkish CSOs to meet the European integration policy standards for facilitating the EU accession process increased
- The capacity for creating and implementing joint projects of Turkish and European civil society organizations and public organizations increased
Main activities:
1) Project management and coordination
2) Communication, visibility and dissemination activities
3) Seminars on migration and integration
4) Study visit to Belgium
5) Seminars and workshops to increase capacity of CSOs and to start new interaction with European CSOs with projects
6) Transfer of best practices from Europe to Turkey and coaching for new projects
7) Closing Program: seminars, workshops, exhibition and closing meeting