Entries by İNGEV

Support to SMEs Continues Despite the Pandemic

Entrepreneurship support gained momentum despite the Pandemic in the last quarter thanks to the support of UNDP and other program partners. INGEV has witnessed a particular increase in work permit issuance, reaching 600 applications. INGEV has also managed to facilitate establishment of 14 new companies. Within the scope of the project, 76 entrepreneurs have opened […]

No Barriers to Entrepreneurship!

An important threshold was crossed by the “Development of Access to Livelihoods for Persons with Disabilities” project, carried out by INGEV in cooperation with Relief International and with support from PRM. Within the scope of the plan to reach Syrian and Turkish disabled individuals   in Istanbul, who are actively seeking jobs, training on “MS Office […]

Familiarity Breeds Cohesion

INGEV designed and carried out a research to gauge the level of social cohesion in Mardin. Mardin has hosted communities from different religions, languages, and cultures throughout history. As such, the fabric and multi-culturalism of the city contributes to higher social cohesion between local people and refugees. Social cohesion between the host and refugee communities was investigated with respect to various aspects […]

Innovative Approach to Mentorship

INGEV marked the 2nd year of the “Business Development Mentorship” project in cooperation with the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development). With the kick-off meeting held on September 10, mentors met beneficiaries with whom they will work during 4 months, while the latter were introduced to the services, they will receive throughout the project […]

ActHuman III Focus on “Strong Cooperatives”

“Strong Cooperatives for Social Solidarity Economy”, was the 3rd topic of ActHuman joint initiative between INGEV & IPM. Beginning with the advisory board meeting held on August 26. Representatives from the general public, municipalities, production and consumption cooperatives, universities, international organizations and non-governmental organizations attended the meeting. The main discussions of the board revolved around […]

HDI and Measuring SDGs at City Level

INGEV has expanded its study of HDI-D (Human Development Index-Districts), which aims to measure and monitor human development at the local level, to include metropolitan municipalities. The HDI-D study, this year has broadened with new indexes and data sources, while data collection has kicked off for HDI-Districts and HDI/Metropolitan studies. After a series of studies, […]

High Council Enhances Quality of Administration

INGEV High Council actively initiated strengthening the vision and corporate identity of the NGO to support its development and management. The High Council consists of the following names: Arda Batu, TURKONFED Secretary General and Board Member; Berrak Kutsoy, Consultant to ESAS Holding Board Chairman and to TOBB Young Entrepreneurs Board; Tal Garih, Strategic Planning Manager […]

Conclusion of the Digital Identity Pilot Test!

Aimed at implementing trade chamber transactions and work permit applications for refugee entrepreneurs, in a blockchain-based platform, the digital identity pilot project has been successfully completed with the cooperation of Dutch technology company Tykn, UNDP and INGEV.

Guide for Digital Citizenship: From Turkey to Global

Digital citizenship is considered as the new challenge for citizens around the Globe. INGEV is addressing this challenge in cooperation with Facebook and Oxford University, to launch the first stage of the project. It will feature a survey to be conducted in 26 cities covering   all of Turkey. Key findings will be incorporated into the […]