The 10th anniversary of the "Civil Society Dialogue between Turkey and the EU Programme”, implemented by the Directorate for EU Affairs as one of the longest running EU grant programmes for CSOs, will be celebrated on March 9, 2021 with the “10 Years of Dialogue” online and livecast event.
In the “Dialogue Square” panel, which will be moderated by journalist Mirgün Cabas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, The Chair of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund and Former Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey Stefano Manservisi, The Union of Turkish Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and Economic Development Foundation (IKV) Brussels Representative Haluk Nuray will discuss the Turkey-EU relations from the civil society perspective.
Director General for Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation of Directorate for EU Affairs Bülent Özcan and journalist Cüneyt Özdemir will discuss the details of the Civil Society Dialogue Programme in another panel.
Previously implemented projects under Civil Society Dialogue Programme since 2008 will be presented in four seperate “Civil Society Dialogue Stories” panels.
The event will also present a virtual photo exhibition of Civil Society Dialogue projects, musical performances, promotional films and cartoon shows.
A wide audience comprising civil society organizations’ members from Turkey and the European Union, public institutions’ representatives, Civil Society Dialogue grant beneficiaries, academicians, journalists, youth, civil society volunteers and many other institutions and individuals are expected to attend the “10 Years of Dialogue” event.
Detailed information on the event is available on www.diyalogun10yili.com and www.siviltoplumdiyalogu.org websites.