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 will organize 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 will focus 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. [...]

Europe Day Message from the CIES Director – 9 May 2018

Today the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) commemorates and celebrates Europe Day. Sixty-eight years after Robert Schuman's ground-breaking, forward-looking speech, on the heels of the Second World War and in the midst of the evolving Cold War, that launched the greatest peace project in history, it is important to take stock of the accomplishments since that time. We should not to lose sight of its relevance in these times of turbulence, populism, and possible backtracking on the acquis of the ideals and values of the European project itself.   [...]

CIES CSO CLINIQUE: CSO GOVERNANCE IN COOPERATION WITH ARGÜDEN GOVERNANCE ACADEMY - 22 MAY 2018

CSO Clinique, created by Center for International and European Studies, will organize daily trainings twice a month to support civil society. A support to the adaptation of civil society organizations to a rapidly developing and changing world is intended to be achieved. Therefore, NGO Clinique aims to provide the young people devoted to the civil society to equip with knowledge, to strengthen their skills and to provide more effective participation of civil society in decision-making process. The subjects of the training will focus on the current issues both in our country and in the world and also the main areas in which NGOs play an active role.   [...]