Continued Dialogue, Closer to Europe

Project Partners: Lifelong Learning, Vocational Training and Development Association, Aegean Forest Foundation, RENAC energy & climate gGmbH, Osrodek Badawczo Edukacyjny w Zielonowie (OBEZ), Foresters’ Association of Turkey
Project Associates: Karşıyaka Municipality, İzmir Commodity Exchange, Özel Ege Lisesi, Bayraklı Nuri Atik Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School, Buca Süleyman Şah Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School
Project Implementation Period: 01.04.2021-31.03.2022 / 12 Months
Project Location: İzmir-Turkey, Berlin-Germany, Poznan-Poland
Project Budget: 162.234 EURO
Grant Contribution Rate: 90%

The objective of the project carried out within the scope of the Civil Society Dialogue Between Turkey and the European Union CSD-VI Grant Program is to contribute to the development of a sustainable civil society dialogue between Turkey and EU member states by increasing the knowledge and experience sharing at local, regional, national, and international levels. It is aimed to create a complementary digital information providing platform with innovative educational materials for young people on Energy and Environment in cooperation with non-governmental organizations and institutional stakeholders in European Union member states and Turkey who are experts in their fields.

Within the scope of the project, students between the ages of 15-18 will work with experts and educators to develop online training content in accordance with their level and the education system in Turkey. This application, which will be a sustainable communication system at the same time, will be used as an open library where young people can access up-to-date digital resources for their education, develop their capacities for their careers, and have information about EU Energy and Environment policies.
It is aimed to contribute to Turkey's energy, environment and sustainable development policies, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of Quality Education, Climate Action, Sustainable Cities and Communities,  and to increase the number of green-collar youth in line with the 2019-2027 EU Youth Strategy with the project, which can be replicated by national and international non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, private sector, public institutions and local governments.