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        1. Title: UNESCO Chairs/UNITWIN Networks Meeting (participant)
        2. Date and Place: 4 May 2017, Ankara

          UNESCO Chairs/UNITWIN Networks made presentations about their activities and shared experiences.


        3. Title: Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea: Opportunities and Challenges
        4. Date and Place: 7 April 2017, IAU Florya Campus

           

          International Conference, entitled as "Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea: Opportunities and Challenges",  was jointly organized by UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Peace and Dimitrie Cantemir University (Romania), with the participation of Ambassador Michael B. Christides as a keynote speaker. The conference had three different sessions and the prospects for regional cooperation were analyzed from political, economic and cultural perspectives at the subsequent panels. 


        5. Title: UNESCO and Civil Society Contributions to Sustainable Development: Culture, Education and Science
        6. Date and Place: 23 March 2017, Lütfi Kırdar Kongre Merkezi, Istanbul


        7. "UNESCO and Civil Society Contributions to Sustainable Development: Culture, Education and Science" Rountable was jointly organized by UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Peace and UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diplomacy, Governance and Education, as a side event of 2017 Eurasian Higher Education Summit. The roundtable provided a platform to share the experiences of UNESCO Chairs, NGOs, International Organizations and higher education institutions and identify possible areas for future partnerships in sustainable development efforts.



          1. Title: Regional Cooperation and Internationalization of Higher Education, EURAS Conference and EURIE Training Workshop (participant)
          2. Date and Place: 5 December 2016, Belgrade, Serbia


          3. UNESCO Chair Holder on Education for Sustainable Peace, Assist. Prof. Dr. Özüm Sezin Uzun, participated to EURAS Conference and EURIE Training Workshop and delivered a speech on the opportunities and challenges for collaboration between Turkey and the Balkan countries in higher education, entitled as "Scientific Cooperation and Higher Education: Reflections on Turkey and Balkan Countries."


          4. Title: No Lost Generation 
            • Date and Place: 24 November 2016, IAU Florya Campus

                • International Conference, which was entitled as “No Lost Generation,” was co-organized by International Blue Crescent, UNESCO Chair on         Education for Sustainable Peace and Department of Political Science and International Relations, İstanbul Aydın University. Speakers discussed the plight of Syrian youth refugees and their access to education and options for integration in the Turkish society. Speakers also introduced legal issues in enrolling into schools and universities, and opportunities for services and scholarships for Syrian refugees. The first speaker, Assist. Prof. Dr. Gülay Uğur Göksel, from the Department of Political Science and International Relations, İstanbul Aydın University, gave a general overview about the current status of refugees, focusing on recent statistics about the Syrian refugees in Turkey and the challenges that Syrian youth faces with in accessing either to formal or informal education. The second speaker, Zehra Sağlam, lawyer at Turkish Bar Association, spoke about the current legal options for integration of Syrian youth in Turkey such as scholarship opportunities, enrolment policies in schools. The third speaker, Nur Eldin Al Musilli, Syrian refugee student in Turkey, who is 18 years old and studying 12th grade High School in Imam Hatib School Istanbul – Sultanbeyli. His talk was about his personal story and the details about the education and working conditions in Turkey. The last speaker was Mustafa Al Khatib, who is a Syrian student living in Turkey, 21 years old, and is second grade in Trakya University, Edirne, in the Department of Political Science and International Relations. He gave a motivational/ inspirational speech about his personal experiences.  

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