IBC Conflict Management Program continues to bring together Turkish and Syrian refugees to ensure unity and social harmony. Within the scope of the program, the families met in Topkapı Palace. Participants traveled to the common past with a visit to the museum.
Topkapı Palace was visited in order to increase the cultural interaction of the beneficiaries that 30 people attended and historical and cultural riches were once again remembered. Turkish and Syrian families had the opportunity to spend time together and get to know each other more closely. After the tour, a place of dialogue in tea ceremony was provided in a place in Sultanahmet. IBC Conflict Management Team facilitated the group discussion. In the debate, a constructive dialogue environment was established in order to resolute conflicts within the community and to develop common understanding. Participants gave constructive messages to break the prejudices and provide a tolerant environment. Prominent outputs were achieved in terms of Social Cohesion.
The families said they were happy as well as they spent time together and knew each other closely. They also thanked the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation for repeating similar activities in regards to Conflict Management.