3 insights for refugee work on the Turkey-Syria border
…in a conversation with Ali Ercan Ozgur and Guler Altinsoy, the co-founders of the International Development Management [IDEMA]
With about 3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, there is a huge opportunity for:
1. Social development investment — integration programs to help Syrian and Turkish citizens live together in harmony
2. Long-term projects to meet the educational and entrepreneurship needs of the Syrian refugees
3. Partnerships between INGOs, local NGOs and other stakeholders “Many experts might perceive #Turkey as a dangerous place to work, which I believe is not but we have local experts on the ground [to do the job]…” Ozgur.
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