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We are pleased to announce the launch of the European Resettlement Network’s next phase: led by IOM, ICMC and UNHCR, the project entitled ERN+ 'Developing Innovative European Models for the Protection of Refugees and Providing Support to New Resettlement Countries' will explore new forms of admission for those in need of international protection and highlight the need for safe and legal ways for them to reach the EU.
Local Roundtable Meeting ‘Volunteering for Refugee Protection' in Eskisehir, Turkey (14-15 July 2016)
A first local roundtable meeting was organized in Eskisehir 14-15 July within the EU-Turkey Civil Society Dialogue project 'Refugee Service Delivery Dialogue'. The event was co-organized and hosted by the Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF) Istanbul and Eskisehir branches. A European delegation, headed by ICMC Europe, joint the meeting that brought 40 local and regional actors to the table (including European and Turkish NGOs, foundations, central government authorities and local service providers (including local governments).
ICMC has published its report “Building a Resettlement Network of European Cities and Regions - Experiences of the SHARE Network 2012-2015”. Follow the link below to learn more about policy reflections, tools, resources and recommendations produced during 4 years of SHARE Network learning.
EU – Turkey Civil Society Dialogue: conference meeting (Istanbul, 4-6 April, 2016)
A first EU-Turkey civil society dialogue conference and working visit was hosted by Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF) and ICMC Europe in Istanbul on April 4-6, bring together 30 participants, including European experts in volunteering (NGO and local authority), and Turkish representatives from civil society, local authorities, central government, universities and UNHCR - discussing challenges, opportunities and approaches to refugee protection and, in particular, to promote the use of volunteers to expand services to refugees in Turkey.
“Volunteering for Refugee Protection: Strengthening refugee assistance services in Turkey”
ICMC Europe and project partner Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF) are pleased to announce the commencement of a new programme: “Refugee Protection and Service Delivery Dialogue – Strengthening Partnerships to Respond to Syrian Refugee Needs”.
The project is part of the EU –Turkey Civil Society Dialogue programme, bringing together civil society organisations from Turkey and the EU, to exchange knowledge and experience, and to facilitate an ongoing dialogue between organisations.
Follow the link below to read about the main objectives and learn how to get engaged in upcoming activities!