Panel organized on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2016, Istanbul Aydın University
IAU UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diplomacy, Governance and Education hold the Panel on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women at "Orange Hall", in November 25.
The Panel was moderated by Prof. Dr. Celal Nazım İrem, Chairholder of UNESCO Chair in CDGE. Panelists were Zehra Taşkesenlioğlu, AK Party Economic Affairs Deputy Chairman, Assoc. Dr. Ebru Ceylan, IAU Faculty of Law, Assist. Prof. Burcu Güdücü, IAU Faculty of Art and Sciences, Sociology Department and Neslihan Aslıhan Familty, Couple and Marriage Therapist. Panelists discussed the legal, sociological and psychological dimensions of the topic.
Panel organized by UNESCO Chair in CDGE on the occasion of the International Migrants Day
22 December 2016, Istanbul Aydın University
IAU UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diplomacy, Governance and Education hold the Panel on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, at IAU Florya Campus, in December 22nd.
Following the opening speech of Prof. Dr. Celal Nazım İrem, Chairholder of UNESCO Chair in CDGE, the Panel was moderated by Prof. Dr. Hatice Deniz Yükseker, Head of Political Science and International Relations Department at IAU. Panelists were Hakan Ataman, Coordinator for Refugee Support Projects at Citizens' Assembly and Erdinç Kalıntaş, Director of Community Center at Support to Life International Humanitarian Aid discussed the current status of and activities for international migrants in Turkey, with a focus on Syrian refugees.
International Day for Solidarity with Palestinian People
29 November 2016, Istanbul Aydın University
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations on or around 29 November each year. In 1947, November 29 UN General Assembly adopted resolution 181 (II) which provided for the establishment in Palestine of a "Jewish State" and an "Arab State", with Jerusalem as a corpus separatum under a special international regime.
Palestine has been a member of UNESCO since 2011. UNESCO Chair in CDGE commemorated this important day, with the participation Representatives of Palestinian Community in Turkey and Palestinian Students at IAU, accompanied by cultural events and palestinian dance performance of dabke.
Global Disaster Volunteer Project Briefing
9 December 2016, Istanbul Aydın University
Global Disaster Volunteer Project briefing was held on the 9th of December by UNESCO Chair in CDGE and IAU Disaster Training, Application and Research Center to explaing the following:
- -Types of disasters and their impacts
- -Global Disaster Vounteer Project details
- -The benefits of volunteering for this Project
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Location and Date: May 2016, Istanbul Turkey
Description of the Activity: UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diplomacy, Governance and Education Coordinator Assistant Prof. Gülay Uğur Göksel has participated as a speaker to the panel with her talk titled "EU and Turkey's Immigration Policies: Integration or Harmony?" for the workshop titled "The Impact of Syrian Refugee Crisis on Turkey-EU Relationship"