Asia Leadership Centre visits AFAD 05 June 2018
Asian Leadership Centre aiming at assisting talented individuals having the potential of being ethical leaders facing political, economic and social hardships in Asia paid a visit to AFAD.
Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu received the Asian Leadership Centre delegation headed by Samuel Hungsoo Kim and gave information about humanitarian diplomacy carried out by AFAD, its role in foreign policy and services offered to Syrian refugees.
Among the other institutions where Asian Leadership Centre delegation planned to visit are the office of the President of the Republic of Turkey, the Turkish Parliament, TIKA, TEPAV, the US Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, the Samsung Innovation Centre, TUSIAD, DEIK and the Center for Eurasian Studies and Bahçeşehir University.
About the Asia Leadership Centre
Founded in 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Asian Leadership Centre is a group made up of non-profit international organizations focusing on public needs and problems in Asia, public leadership, research and development in the fields of entrepreneurship and education. The Asia Leadership Centre was founded by graduates and academicians from Harvard University Kennedy Academy and Harvard University.
The center assists talented individuals having the potential of being ethical leaders facing gradually increasing political, economic and social hardships in Asia.
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