ANSIAD launched its “Speaking the Same Language: Role of Civil Society in Entrepreneurship Ecosystem" project.
The project is carried out within the framework of the Civil Society Dialogue Program funded by the European Union. Civil Society Dialogue is a programme bringing together civil society organisations from Turkey and the EU around common topics, to exchange knowledge and experience, and to build a sustained conversation between the organisations. The Programme is co-financed by the European Union and Republic of Turkey under Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA). The Ministry for European Union Affairs is the responsible institution for the technical implementation of the programme, while the Central Finance and Contracts Unit is the Contracting Authority of the Programme. The launching event hosted Ambassador Faruk Kaymakçı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs & Director for EU Affairs; President of Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ATSO) Davut Çetin; ATSO Assembly President Süleyman Özer; Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs Directorate for EU Affairs Antalya Representative Selman Çetin; Deputy Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and ANSİAD’s Former President Mehmet Hacıarifoğlu; Deputy Mayor of Muratpaşa Hüseyin Sarı; Presidents of Associations that are a member of the Western Mediterranean Federation of Industry and Business (BAKSİFED); presidents of Professional organisations; representatives of NGOs and members of ANSIAD from the business world.