The International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation, in collaboration with Expertise France, launched the Children's Caravan and Youth Development Center projects. The event on the opening of the project was held on November 6, 2018 in Küçükçekmece, Istanbul.
Nearly 100 guests from representatives of funding agencies, embassy officials, implementing partners, representatives of various local and international NGOs and parents attended the event.
Vice President Muzaffer Baca, who attended the event on behalf of the International Blue Crescent Foundation, made a speech. Baca said that this project should be evaluated within the framework of cooperation between the ideal non-governmental organizations and public institutions and thanked all the institutions that contributed to this project.
Qudr Program Director dr.günth Taube, Küçükçekmece Deputy Mayor Recep Şencan, the European Union Delegation to Turkey Laura Fallavollit, Deputy Director of Expert of France, Claire Lautier and also took part in Selma Masic Representative in Turkey.
The project, which is hosted by the Küçükçekmece Municipality, is under the social cohesion component of the Qudra Program funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The program continues with many different projects in 4 countries Turkey is also among them. Throughout the project, in addition to vocational education, language and cultural activities, seminars and information are provided to support social cohesion in order to contribute to the adaptation of Syrians who are under temporary protection with the local people in the Youth Development Center. 1200 young people have been trained so far. Within the framework of the Children's Caravan project, 1500 people, including Syrian children, will have art, culture and science activities. The project aims to adapt children to society.