INGEV News

“Entrepreneurship Information Meetings” Move Ahead!

In the joint coordination of Building Markets and Habitat Association, INGEV has started the series of meetings, informing Syrian Companies with the support of Sultanbeyli Municipality and Refugees Association (Mülteciler Derneği). Owners of these companies, residents in Sultanbeyli District, have participated to the meetings. Following the previous meeting held on 27th of December 2018 in […]

“Syrian Refugees’ Access to Higher Education” HOPES Seminars Go On!

As INGEV, we are approaching to the end of HOPES project, conducted with BAUMUS (Bahçeşehir University Urban and Refugee Research Centre) with the support of EU MADAD Fund. Seminars on the Access of Syrian Refugees to Higher Education continue in cooperation with, SGDD-ASAM, Istanbul Aydın University, TOMER, Avcılar People’s Education Center, Kızılay Bağcılar Community Center. […]

INGEV President Vural Çakır Made “Syrians in Turkey” Presentation at IPC-Mercator Panel

With the coordination of Istanbul Policy Center (IPC) Sabancı University and Stiftung Mercator Initiative, panel on “Syrians in Turkey” has been hosted, and a report on “The Role of Civil Society on the Encouragement of Pluralism” was introduced at Minevra Han, Karakoy. During the first part of the panel, the issues on the present situation […]

INGEV Entrepreneurship Support Center Launched Following an Opening Cocktail

In cooperation with Building Markets and Habitat Association and within the scope of “Refugee Entrepreneurship Support Project”, INGEV Entrepreneurship Support Center Opening Cocktail was organized with the participation of representatives from civil society organizations, INGOs and Turkish business sector. Representatives from DEİK, Kızılay, İSTESOB, UNHCR, Sultanbeyli Municipality, UnitedWork, SIAD (Syrian Businessmen Association), SEF (Syrian Economic […]

“Education is a Must” Call Center Project’s Outputs were Shared at an International Workshop

Yaşar University hosted an international workshop titled “Integration of Refugees into Higher Education: Comparative Country Cases” on the 5th of December. With the participation of representatives from different countries’ universities, public institutions, and international organizations, INGEV’s “Education is a Must” Call Center Project’s outputs were shared during an international workshop. Within the scope of EU […]

INGEV-ILO Co-Hosted “Garment Manufacturing Value Chain Analysis in Istanbul” Workshop

International Labor Organization (ILO) and INGEV co-hosted a workshop on December 5th on how to improve new work opportunities for Syrian refugees and host community in the sector of garment manufacturing in Istanbul. As a part of the project, consulted by Prof. Murat Şeker of Istanbul University, the data driven from the findings of chain […]

“Human Development Index-Districts” Awards Announced

In the context of Human Development Index-Districts (HDI-D), mayors of districts, which perform “The Highest Human Development”, were awarded. Following the Brand Week conference, the award ceremony took place on the 9th of November.  Before the ceremony, the chairman of the HDI-D project, Prof. Murat Şeker, gave a speech on the process and the features […]

INGEV Participated in Brand Week’s Session, “Refugees, Integration to Consumer Markets”

INGEV participated in Brand Week’s session, “Refugees, Integration to Consumer Markets” on the 8th of November. Unilever Turkey board member / Turkey chairman of Global Compact Mustafa Seçkin, BİM Markets’ chief operating officer and executive committee member Galip Aykaç, and co-founder of More Design, Sima Al Kanawati, participated in the session on the latest situation […]

INGEV Hosted “Refugee Entrepreneurship Session” at Kartepe Summit

INGEV hosted an important session at Kartepe Summit convened under the theme “Migration, Refugee and Humanity” on 26-27-28th of October. INGEV Chairman Vural Çakır moderated the session “An Overview of Syrian Entrepreneurship and Development Opportunities” addressing refugee businesspersons and entrepreneurs.   Other speakers of the session were Chairman of Syrian Economic Forum (SEF) Tamam Albaroudi, co-founder […]

ActHuman Social Inclusion Hub First Social Recommendations and Policies Booklet is Out!

As a joint initiative by INGEV-IPM, “ActHuman Social Inclusion Hub”, we proudly share with you our first social recommendations and policies booklet. Our joint initiative, initiated with the publication of our first title, “The Enhancement of Syrian Entrepreneurship to Contribute Employment and Integration”, has prepared “Potential Enhancement Areas for Companies Established by Syrians” booklet with […]