Refugee Entrepreneurship

Projects

Syrians in Turkey: Education Brief

In a situation where first aid and basic necessities are the priority, education is not far behind. In refugee situations, there is always the fear of children losing out on

Syrian Refugee Awareness Program

Syrian Investors in Turkey

The influx of Syrians in Turkey has led to a sharp increase in the investments made by Syrians in Turkey. They have established thousands of businesses since 2011, leading to

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Field Work Program Started

As a part of the “Syrian Refugee Awareness Program“, field work consisting of interviews for the “Syrian Entrepreneurship” project began this past weekend by the Economists’ Association. Muhammad Moiz, the

Refugee Entrepreneurship

Current Research on Syrian Entrepreneurs

At Ekonomistler Platformu, we are conducting research on entrepreneurship and how it may be used as a tool for integration. Currently, there is a very small number of studies that

Refugee Entrepreneurship

Attendance at Migration Summer Schools in Piran, Slovenia and Bologna, Italy in 2017

Two separate migration summer schools were attended by Muhammad Moiz from Ekonomistler Platformu. The courses were attended in order to gain learn the latest skills, knowledge, and tools used in

5th WATAN Conference

5th WATAN Conference was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 19-20th January 2017.  The conference was held to discuss various issues regarding Syrians in Turkey with NGOs working in Turkey. The

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Opportunities and Challenges for Syrian Entrepreneurs in Turkey: Presentation at 2nd MDE Conference 2016

The conference was attended by Muhammad Moiz from the Economists’ Association. The results of the research on Syrian Entrepreneurs were presented at the 2nd Migration and Diaspora Entrepreneurship Conference in

Refugee Entrepreneurship

Refugee Entrepreneurship Project Concept

Purpose and Aims: The project on Syrian entrepreneurs is undertaken due to a large number of Syrian entrepreneurs in Turkey.  Over 5,000 new businesses have been established in Turkey since