Global Political Trends Center (GPoT Center) of Istanbul Kültür University organised a 2-day thematic workshop on 23-24 March 2017 on the premises of Crowne Plaza Hotel Istanbul.

The main goal of the two-day thematic workshop was to present the design, implementation and critical assessment of the project as a whole, with the purpose of raising awareness, providing knowledge about the broader phenomenon of migration with a special focus on EU-Turkey relations. Specifically, the aims of the workshop were: a) Dialogical exchange between public officials and migrants/refugees; b) raising awareness regarding Turkey’s compliance with EU regulations concerning migration; c) advancing the concerns and issues of the migrant/refugee communities in Turkey and Greece.

The event was attended by civil society representatives, academics, and experts on migration and human rights.