11-13 January 2013 Antalya

SAM, with MFA’s Deputy General Directorates of Citizens Living Abroad and Policy Planning, attended the “Workshop for Common Wisdom Platform” which was organised by the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities, YTB and moderated by the Scientific and Techonological Research Council’s Institute for Industrial Management, TÜSSİDE. The meeting was held on 11-13th January 2013 in Antalya.

The second meeting of the workshop series attracted approximately 120 people, including Turkish citizens living abroad, associated state institutions and departments, academics, experts and representatives form civil society organisations.

The workshop comprised of three moderated sessions in which the participants, first discussed the current situation, particularly the challenges that the citizens abroad face, then identified attainable objectives and finally outlined a roadmap to reach these goals.