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112 Round Table Meeting Held in Antalya 10 July 2013
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(27-28 June 2013) 112 Round Table Meeting which was organized by Interior Ministry and European Emergency Number Association (EENA) was held on the date of 27-28 June in Antalya. On behalf of AFAD, Head of Department of Information Technologies and Communication, Yusuf UZUNAY, Head of Communication Group, Ayhan ŞEN and Assistant Specialist Ömer Cenk CANPOLAT attended to meeting.
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AFAD Chairs Humanitarian Aid Platform Coordination Meeting 10 July 2013
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The meeting was held to discuss more effective and productive ways to distribute the aids of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) for our Syrian guests with the coordination of AFAD. Director-General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY, Coordinator Governor Veysel DALMAZ, Islamic World Non-Governmental Organizations Association Chairman Ali KURT, AFAD Deputy Director-General Mehmet Sinan YILDIZ, relevant AFAD heads of departments and NGO representatives attended to meeting to improve the system of distribution of aids. In his opening remarks, Dr. Fuat OKTAY spoke of the contribution of NGOs and importance of supporting them. He also expressed his discontent at the negligence of the World. “Turkey demands helps from no one. Turkey is demonstrating sensitivity and responsibility to a crisis taking place...
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Director-General of AFAD Visits NATO HQ 05 July 2013
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Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY held bilateral meetings with NATO representatives to discuss the ways to improve the relations between Turkey and NATO. Dr. Fuat OKTAY was in an official visit in Brussels to attend 72th meeting of EU – Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee during which Syrian crisis and Turkey’s aids and successful projects for Syrians were discussed. Visit to Permanent Representation of Turkey to NATO On his visit to NATO HQ, Dr. Fuat OKTAY visited Permanent Representation of Turkey to NATO and has been briefed on works carried out in the representation and institutional operations. Afterwards, he held a bilateral meeting with Assistant Secretary General of NATO for Defence Policy and Planning Hüseyin DİRİÖZ to discuss how the relations between Turkey and NAT...
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Director General of AFAD, Dr. Fuat OKTAY Informed European Union-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee About Syria 05 July 2013
(28 June 2013) Director General of AFAD, Dr. Fuat OKTAY went to Brussels to attend 72nd meeting of Turkey-European Union Joint Parliamentary Committee which is about Syria and performed bilateral discussions with representatives of European Union (EU) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Helping Hand For All World Co-chairmen of European Union-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, parliamentarian of Turkey, Afif DEMİRKIRAN and Helene FLAUTRE made opening speeches. In the meeting, Director General of AFAD Fuat OKTAY said that, “Turkey helps Syrian Citizens like the past helps to Myanmar, Somalia, Libya.“ OKTAY also pointed out that, all the countries in the first instance European Union Countries have to assume responsibility. Turkey Has Done Its Fair Share of The Work and Turkey...
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Director General of AFAD, Fuat OKTAY Met With Director General of European Union Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection in Bruxelles 28 June 2013
(27 June 2013) Director General of AFAD Fuat OKTAY went to Bruxelles to attend the 72nd meeting of Turkey-European Union Joint Parliamentary Committee on the date of 27-28 June 2013 and met Director General of European Union Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, Claus SORENSEN. Bilateral Discussions Started Director General of AFAD, Fuat OKTAY met Claus SORENSEN before his speech which he will give tomorrow on the committee meeting about sheltering Syrian Citizens in Turkey and services to Syrian Citizens. Within the scope of the bilateral discussions with the representatives of European Union (EU)and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)Director General Fuat OKTAY met with SORENSEN and informed him about the works in Syrian process. SORENSEN: AFAD Has Done a Good Job To Be a Model F...
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Our Dırector-General Dr. Fuat OKTAY To Attend Eu-Turkey Meetıng In Brussel 26 June 2013
26.06.2013 Our Director-General Dr. Fuat OKTAY will attend to 72. Session of Turkey – EU Joint Parliament Committee meeting in Brussel, on June 27-28, 2013. The meeting, organized by Turkey and European Parliament Committee, has a significant importance to raise the issue of Syrians’ who had to flee their country because of the war, to the World’s agenda. Our Director-General Dr. Fuat OKTAY will give a speech concerning to Syrians’ accomodation and services offered to them in Turkey, since 2011. Our Director-General Dr. Fuat OKTAY, will also held bilaretal meetings with EU and NATO representatives during his visit in Brussel.
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Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Visit to AFAD 25 June 2013
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(24 June 2013) The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Domin DZONKO, visited our President Dr. Fuat OKTAY at his Office on 24 June 2013. Beside obtaining information about Syrian citizens in our country, DZONKO also remarked that an aid project is being planned for Syrians by Bosnia and Herzegovina Muslims Chamber. Dr. Fuat OKTAY stated that this attempt is very admirable no matter what the amount is, and what is necessary will be done to deliver the aid properly. Fatih ÖZER, Head of the Department of Response, and Domin DZONKO will clarify the project details and the aid in question will be carried out as soon as possible.
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United Nations Resident Coordinator Visited AFAD 24 June 2013
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(19 June 2013) United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP(United Nations Development Program) Resident Representative in Turkey, Kamal MALHOTRA visited AFAD and met with Directorate General of AFAD, Dr. Fuat OKTAY in his office. The meeting was held on the date of 19 June 2013 about increasing cooperation between AFAD and United Nations, actualising the projects for local community in the cities which Syrian Citizens have lived, exercising joint works between AFAD and United Nations Development Program(UNDP) about first recovery process and process of building “Center of Excellence“ which is planned to built in Istanbul.
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Groundbreaking Ceremony of Education Facility Was Conducted in Van 19 June 2013
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(16 June 2013) Groundbreaking ceremony of education facility was conducted in Van. Education Facility’s construction was determined through protocol that had signed by AFAD and Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA). Ceremony was performed on Sunday 16 June 2013 and Governor of Van Münir KARALOĞLU said that construction works have been continuing rapidly, have contributed reconstruction of Van and will be completed as soon as possible so that Van would have a full equipment education facility.
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Syria Coordination Meeting Was Held in Gaziantep 18 June 2013
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(17 June 2013) Syria Coordination Meeting in which Syrian guests’ conditions have discussed, was held in Gaziantep by our Presidency. Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY chaired the meeting and United Nations High Commission of Refugees Representative of Turkey Carol BATCHELOR, Coordinator Governor Veysel DALMAZ, Governor of Gaziantep Erdal ATA, Director General of Ministry of Internal Affairs Migration Management Atilla TOROS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Migration, Refuge and Visa Deputy General Directorate Department Head Raif KARACA, relevant governors, deputy governors and head officials of districts, Provincial Directors of Disaster and Emergency and Accommodation Centers’ Managers participated in meeting. Syrian guests’ conditions, problems in region and how to overcome these pr...
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