CSO CLINIQUE: In partnership with WRI (World Resources Institute) TURKEY SUSTAINABLE CITIES: URBANIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES

The CIES, in partnership with WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities, we will focus on Urbanization and Sustainable Cities on the latest CSO Clinique. WRI  Turkey Sustainable Cities Urban Development and Accessibility Manager Dr. Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş will focus on Livable Cities and Transportation Solutions. In the second part of the training, in leadership of Strategic Communication Coordinator Hande Küçükcoşkun Dönmez and Dr. Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş, we will combine the theory and practice in interactive city design. [...]

CSO CLINIQUE: Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Research and Application Center Training Partnership: CYBER SECURITY

Technological revolutions have formed today's network societies as a result of the transformation of societies and the embodiment of relations within the networks of computers. The internet, which has become an integral part of social and economic life, has not remained indifferent to the changes in the field of information and communication, and has led governments and civil society to transfer their institutions and services to the cyberspace. While cyber technology provides opportunities and facilities such as information storage and transmission, it has also caused to the emergence of a new security threats especially in recent years. For this purpose, on 18 June 2018, CIES CSO Clinique will organize a training entitled ‘Cyber Security’ in cooperation with Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Application and Research Center at Kadir Has University. [...]

Talking Development: The Glocal Approach, Global Goals & Local Solutions: SDGs and the Role of Business

The Center for European and International Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University and the Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey (CSR Turkey), in cooperation with Asia Minor, a modern concept company that generates ideas together with its partners with its operating principle being to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has launched a new initiative in the form of a series of periodic debates on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The thematic debate on the SDGs and the Role of Business will take held on 12 June 2018. It aims to bring together representatives from civil society, the private sector, academia, governments, and international organizations is a roundtable discussion to discuss why partnerships matter in order to implement the SDGs. [...]

Panel Discussion on Russian Foreign Policy

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) held a panel discussion on Russian Foreign Policy and Turkish-Russian Relations with the participation of Professor Pavel Baev of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Brookings Institution on Thursday, 7 June.   [...]

NEEDS ASSESMENT WORKSHOP AT THE CIES AT KADIR HAS UNIVERSITY - 5 JUNE 2018

With the participation of key actors in civil society and research centers, the CIES organized a Needs Assessment Workshop on June 5, 2018 to identify changing needs in civil society organizations, identify priority areas for training and capacity building, and encourage constructive dialogue. This workshop focused on two main topics that are mainly targeting the capacities of CSOs: Institutional Capacity and Human Resources. In Institutional Capacity; management, funds (budget management), legal issues, communication and prestige / awareness / brand value will be focused. In Human Resources topic, the strengths and weaknesses of the level of knowledge and skill; opportunities and threats will be identified. In this workshop, revealing the changing needs of different types of CSOs are aimed. [...]