The RESLOG Project in Turkey aims to strengthen the resiliance of local governance in the face of migration through supporting local governance to provide inclusive services both to citizens and immigrants; providing contribution to improvement of migration policies in Turkey as well as strategic capacity and dialogue progress to strengthen the resilience of local governance. RESLOG Turkey supports developing a migration policy at the national level which meets with local reality and needs.
The Project strengthens inter-municipal learning and support structures through regional unions and supports local governments’ planning, governance and implementation capacities against migration.
RESLOG Turkey develops experience and information exchange based learning among local governance actors of Turkey, Lebanon and Sweden.
Partners of the Project
RESLOG Project Turkey is active in four levels:
Local Level: Improved integrated planning and holistic governance at municipal level
Organising awareness raising activities for municipal staff and high – level officials on the need for developing harmonisation strategies;
Building the capacities of host communities to develop master/action plans for the harmonisation between society and refugees;
Building the capacities of citizens assemblies for the harmonisation between society and refugees
To investigate and promote connection of municipalities in international networks
Organiszing peer to peer activities with Swedish municipalities
To investigate the opportunities for follow-up funding
Regional Level: Strengthened inter-municipal learning and support structures through regional unions
Supporting to improve Regional Municipalities’ Union Capacity to serve their municipalities
Supporting to improve networking among Regional Municipalities’ Union
To initiate peer to peer events with Swedish municipalities and SKL
Organizing awareness raising and planning events, workshops, forums, round table meetings, for member municipalities
National Level: Turkish national migration policies which reflect local realities and needs
Forming a mayors’ platform on Syrian crisis
To support structuring of a network among municipal associations, starting with municipalities Union, Çukurova Municipalities Union and Marmara Municipalities Union
Supporting cooperation and information exchange among the local governance actorss of Sweden, Turkey and Lebanon
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