The conference of "Strengthening Referral Mechanisms Among Governmental Institutions and Non-Governmental Institutions" which took place in Ankara and organized by the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation and Research Center for Asylum and Migration (IGAM), in cooperation with the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations.
In the “Look, Listen, Link” themed conference; refugee problems, importance of cooperation between public and non-governmental organizations, provincial migration administrations and NGO relations and the benefits that will be made by the integration of the professional training in the education of Turkish and refugee children.
IGAM Chairman Metin Çorabatır gave the opening speech of the conference, while Mehmet Salim Canbal, Head of Program Educational Materials Department of the Ministry of National Education, Emrullah Okur from the Directorate of Provincial Migration Administration and Communication Department; Tolga Baca, Programs Director of International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation (IBC); Duygu Fendal, Program Coordinator of the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation (IBC), Reza Kasrai from EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations and Berna Köse, Administrative Affairs Officer at İGAM Refugee Information and Support Department were among the participants.
In the conference where IBC made a project presentation and moderated one of the roundtables; the difficulties encountered in the field of refugees help, positive sample practices observed and possible solutions were discussed.
In the meeting, it was stated that the Adaptation Strategy Document and the Adaptation Action Plan will soon become official in order for the foreigners to survive without the need of other persons. In particularly for the National Referral Mechanism; to create a practical, applicable guide that covers humanitarian principles and practices and the establishment of a steering committee with the participation of volunteers.