In November 2019, Imece Network attended the “Future of Freedom Consultation” held by Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), in Kiev and visited some of the successful social enterprises like “Urban Space 500” and the Burning Man Community’s “Kurenivka Palace”.
Future of Freedom Consultation was held to gather and exchange creative, innovative ideas for the promotion of freedom and democracy with partners from the region of East and Southeast Europe. Representing our association, Ozkan Uzelli contributed to innovate the promotion of freedom through civic education, training, and dialogue approaches. We are proud and happy to have been a part of this peculiar and educational experience.
Imece network attended Istanbul Innovation Days (IID) hosted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the three-day event kicked off 27th of November and under the theme of Next Generation Governments.
The experts were discussing several topics such as policy making, technology and governance, technology’s effects on the economy, future challenges and innovation experiments.
The organization hosted over 250 people including strategic funders, governments, start-ups, thinkers, civil society, and international organizations.
Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, UNDP’s assistant administrator, said: “Today, science and technology increasingly affecting more with governance and politics.” Our volunteer Oguzhan Demir asked a question related to this topic to Alexandre Polvora who works on European Commission and a researcher. The question was “Can the policy change catch the speed of technology change.” He answered as “The policy change will always try to catch the technology change till we automated them”.
Imece Network have gained new contacts from Europe to local organizations. We are glad to be hosted by UNDP and our cooperation will continue thorough internationally.
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Imece Network was represented by 7 Turkish participants in Sarajevo / BiH.
Erasmus+ RESOLVE: East programme develops the skills of 18 to 30 year olds from UK, Turkey, Bosnia & Herzagovina and Georgia in reconciliation activities, leadership, peacebuilding, network management and intercultural communication to become the future leaders of tomorrow, while connected with peers from other cultures and countries.