ANNOUNCEMENTS

Applications are Open for the Training on “Volunteer Management and Motivation for CSOs”

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continues with the training titled “Volunteer Management and Motivation for CSOs”. The CSO Clinique will be held on 16 April 2019. The training will be conducted by the Deputy General Manager of TEMA, Başak Yalvaç Özçağdaş. In the first part of the training, she will introduce the fundamentals for working with volunteers and motivation. In the second part, a workshop will be conducted to practice the theoretical part.

Applications are Open for the Training on “Conflict Resolution and Negotiation for CSOs”

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continues with the training titled “Conflict Resolution and Negotiation for CSOs”. The CSO Clinique will be held on 02 April 2019. The training will be conducted by Conflictus Education and Consultancy’s Founder and Trainer Elif Kalan. In the first part of the training, she will introduce the basic approaches to to conflict resolution and analysis. In the second part, fundamentals for negotiation will be discussed via an interactive game.

CSO Clinique: ‘‘Campaign Design for CSOs’’ - 20 March 2019

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continues with the training titled “Campaign Design for CSOs”. The CSO Clinique will be held on 20 March 2019. The training will be conducted by the CIES CSO and Media Relations Expert, Özgür Gürbüz. The program will begin with the introduction on fundamental strategies in civil society campaigns, advocacy, awareness raising and social media campaigns. In the workshop as the second part of the Clinique, the participants will design a campaign on a given subject.

CSO Clinique: Project Budgeting for CSOs - 12 March 2019

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continued with the training titled “Project Budgeting”. The CSO Clinique held on 12 March, 2019. The training conducted by the EU Specialists and Advisors of Proje Evi, Esra Ege and Sibel Sesigür.

CSO Clinique: Project Management - 26 February 2019

CSO Clinique trainings which are conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continued with a training titled “Effective Communication for CSOs”. The Training  held on 26 February 2019. The training conducted by the Chairwoman of Proje Evi, Ceren Uzel and Environmental Engineer and Waste Management Specialist Zeynep Boratav.

CSO Clinique: Effective Communication for CSOs - 20 February 2019

CSO Clinique trainings which are conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continued with a training titled “Effective Communication for CSOs”. The Training held on 20 February 2019. In the first part of the training, CIES CSO and Media Relations Expert, Özgür Gürbüz and Greenpeace Mediterranean Specialist for Digital Campaigns, Barış Eceçelik gave a lecture on the basic strategies in communication and digital communication for CSOs.

CSO Clinique: Effective Media Relations for CSOs - 24 January 2019

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University continued with a training titled “Effective Communication for CSOs”. The Training was held on 24 January 2019.

Climate Change or Climate Crisis? This Matter is as Far as Polar Bears​
A media outlet was published about the panel titled “The Role of Civil Society and Media in International Climate Change Negotiations” on Civil Pages. In order to read it in Turkish:
http://www.sivilsayfalar.org/2018/12/22/iklim-degisikligi-mi-iklim-krizi-mi-bu-mesele-bize-kutup-ayilari-kadar-uzak/
Applications are Open for the Training on “Migration in Turkey-II”

CSO Clinique, conducted by Kadir Has University’s Center for International Relations and European Studies (CIES), continues with “Migration in Turkey-II” training program.  The program will be held on 15th of January, 2019 in cooperation with Research Center on Asylum and Migration (IGAM) at Kadir Has University.

21 December 2018: The Role of Civil Society and Media in International Climate Change Negotiations

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) will hold a panel discussion on “The Role of Civil Society and Media in International Climate Change Negotiations” on Friday, 21 December between 10:00-13:00 at Kadir Has University (Hall B-522).

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Our Project Assistant Güzin Aycan Öztürk Participated in "Women of Orange" Event

Project Assistant Güzin Aycan Öztürk participated in Women of Orange event organized by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Istanbul on 12 October 2018. She seized the opportunity to promote the Project and to meet successful women in Istanbul. We would like to thank to the Consulate for organizing and invitation her to this valuable event. 

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We Visited "Waste" Exhibition

As the Project and the CIES team, we visited Waste Exhibition at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Istanbul, on 31 October 2018. We gained new perspectives on how to re-use the waste and to contribute to the economy. We would like to thank to the Consulate and Ms. Naomi Chouinard for their hospitality. 

“Gender and Conflict Resolution" Training will be Held on 15 November 2018

CSO Clinique, conducted by Kadir Has University’s Center for International Relations and European Studies (CIES), continues with ‘Gender and Conflict Resolution’ training program. The program will be held on 15 November, 2018 in cooperation with Gender and Women’s Studies Research Center at Kadir Has University.

"Sustainable Development-II" Training will held on 01 November 2018

CSO Clinique, conducted by Kadir Has University’s Center for International Relations and European Studies (CIES), continues with Sustainable Development-II training program. The program will be held on 1 November, 2018 in cooperation with UNDP IRH (İstanbul Regional Hub). The working language of the training will be English.

Our Project is Searching for Research Intern!

In the scope of the project, our Center calls for application for a "Research Intern" who will take part in research activities and events. 4th year BA, MA and PhD students at Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences & Faculty of Law at Kadir Has University can apply to this opportunity. Deadline for submission is 22 October 2018.

"Human Rights" Training will be on 17 October 2018

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by Kadir Has University International Relations and Center for European Studies (CIES) continues with "Human Rights". The will be held in partnership with Citizens Assembly on October 17, 2018. İştar Gözaydın will lead the training.

"Young Leaders" Training will be on 26-28 October 2018

Center for International and European Studies at Kadir Has University (CIES) organizes “Young Leaders” training program. Three days training will be held on October 26-28 with the participation of experts in İstanbul. Strengthening civil society and youth engagement are among the This training is designed to contribute young people's central position in good governance and to support their active participation, offers a program that will increase the knowledge of the participants and will strengthen their skills.

"Digital Leadership" Training will be on 25 September 2018

CSO Clinique trainings conducted by Kadir Has University International Relations and Center for European Studies (CIES) continue with "Digital Leadership". The training will be held in partnership with Corporate Social Responsibility Turkey (CSR Turkey) on September 25, 2018. Gokhan Yucel, who specializes in digitalization, leadership and education, will lead the training.

"Psychological First Aid" Training will be on 12 September 2018

It's becoming increasingly difficult for those working in suffering and hard humanitarian situations to keep themselves psychologically healthy in crisis situations. For this reason, STK Clinique, on 12 September 2018, will focus on "Psychological First Aid and Self Care" in partnership with Association for Trauma Studies.

"Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building" Training will be on 28-30 September 2018

Good governance, by definition, the participation of all relevant parties in the processes. For this reason, the CIES will organize a training on 28-29-30 September 2018 named  “Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building” in order to strengthen young people's ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts and to become impactful actors in the consensus building.

“Regional Development Policies” Training (In Partnership with Habitat Association) Conducted On 10 July 2018

The development issue has been one of the most remarkable issues for CSOs operating in Turkey. CSO Clinique dated July 10, 2018, hosted representatives from two different institutions that funded and made big projects on this subject.

“Cyber Security” Training Conducted on 18 June 2018

On 18 June 2018, CIES CSO Clinique organized a training entitled ‘Cyber Security’ with the collaboration of Kadir Has University Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Application and Research Center.

“Project Management” Training Held on 29 May 2018

Project Management is a knowledge and skill that have vital priorities to ensure successful completion of a budget, human resources and time that Civil Society Organizations (CSO) put forward for change. For this purpose, on 29 May 2018, CIES CSO Clinique organized a training under the title of "Project Management" in cooperation with TOG (Community Volunteers Foundation).

22 June 2018, CSO Clinique Training: Urbanization and Sustainable Citites (In Partnership with WRI Turkey)

In our training on 22 June 2018, in partnership with WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities, we focused on Urbanization and Sustainable Cities. WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities Urban Development and Accessibility Manager Dr. Çiğdem Çörek Öztaş focused on Livable Cities and Transportation Solutions.

Needs Assesment Workshop for CSOs Conducted on 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.

“CSO Clinique: Sustainable Development” Training Held on 18 April 2018

In partnership with “UNDP Regional Hub” in Istanbul and “Sustainable Development Solutions Network Turkey” at Boğaziçi University, the CIES hold the third CSO Clinique about “Sustainable Development and Agenda 2030” on 18 April 2018.

22 May 2018 Training: CSO Governance

Adopting good governance for civil society organizations (CSOs) is the key to build confidence in their institutions, to make more inclusive decisions and to build a sustainable future. With this approach, we organized a training called “CSO Governance” on May 22, 2018 in cooperation with Argüden Governance Academy. By this training, we aimed to help to improve organization and human resources in CSOs  in order to help CSO to operate more efficiently.

CSO Clinique: Urbanization and Sustainable Cities (In Partnership with WRI Turkey Sustainable Citites)

Sustainable Development Goals include sustainable cities and habitats as the 11th target will be the starting lesson of STK Clinique. In our training on 22 June 2018, in partnership with WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities, we will focus on Urbanization and Sustainable Cities.

CSO Clinique: Cyber Security (In Partnership with Kadir Has University Cyber Security Critical Infrastructure Protection Research Center)

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.

“Striving for Good Governance: Civil Society Strengthening and Youth Empowerment” Project Accepts Blog Articles!

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29 May 2018: Project Management Training

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Youth Committee Met with the Rector

On 24 April, the representatives of the Youth Committee met with Prof. Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz, the Rector of Kadir Has University, to explain the project, the committee and the possibility to conduct the pilot study of the research with the students of Kadir Has University. The Rector welcomed the group in an amicable context and indicated that she will support the study.

Advisory Committee and High Level International Roundtable Held on 11 April 2018

Advisory Committee held its first meeting on 11 April. The Committee were composed of prominent members of Turkish society who are intellectually and/or actively involved in social issues such as environment, education, migration, leadership, and civil society.

Needs Assesment Workshop At the Cies, 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.

22 May 2018: CSO Governance Training
Adopting good governance for civil society organizations (CSOs) is the key to build confidence in their institutions, to make more inclusive decisions and to build a sustainable future. With this approach, we are organizing a training called “CSO Governance” on May 22 2018 in cooperation with Argüden Governance Academy.
8 May 2018 Training: Migration in Turkey

Turkey is considered as a country of emigration and immigration. Due to the increasing human mobility as a result of the latest regional conflicts, migration in general, has become an important agenda for national, regional and international institutions. The aim of the “Migration in Turkey” training on 8 May 2018 (with the training partnership with IGAM) is to analyze these subjects in depth.

30 April 2018 Event: Climate Change – From International Processes To Local

The STK Clinique training program on 30 April 2018 with TEMA training partnership; focused on civil society “Climate Change: From International Processes to Local” that is integrating academic knowledge with international and local processes.

18 April 2018 CSO Clinique in Cooperation with UNDP Regional Hub: Sustainable Development

In partnership with UNDP Regional Hub in Istanbul, CIES will hold the third training about Sustainable Development and Agenda 2030 on 18 April 2018 (Wednesday).

30 April 2018 CSO Clinique in Cooperation with TEMA: Climate Change

In partnership with TEMA (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats), CIES will hold the fourth training about Climate Change on 30 April 2018 (Monday).​

Advisory Committee Meeting

A high level Advisory Committee will have its first meeting in 11 April 2018. The Committee is composed of prominent members of Turkish society who are intellectually and/or actively involved in social issues such as environment, education, migration, leadership, and civil society.

International High Level Roundtable

The Advisory Committee together with civil society from across Europe and Turkey will take part in this event. The roundtable is intended to encourage a lively debate on the current needs of CSOs, their strengths and challenges; a brainstorming session on the changing role of civil society is also envisaged. These discussions will be moderated by an experienced professional in order to attain a constructive dialogue. In a nutshell, the objective is to have a thought provoking discussions and suggestions essential for future action.

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