CIRIEC Social Economy Days Student Webinar held at IGU
Istanbul Gelisim University which is the Turkish committee of the International Public, Social and Cooperative Economy Research and Information Center (CIRIEC) founded in Belgium in 1947 as an international scientific organization dealing with social economy held CIRIEC Social Economy Days Student Webinar. There was intense student participation in the webinar.
“IGU HOST MEETINGS TWO YEARS, THIS IS A GREAT SUCCESS”
IGU Rector Prof Dr Burhan Aykaç, who was re-elected to the CIRIEC Board of Directors in recent weeks, emphasized the importance of social economy, whose value is more understood during the pandemic process, in the webinar where he made the opening speech. Aykaç said that CIRIEC holds meetings every year in various countries to carry out studies for lower income groups, and that Istanbul Gelişim University has hosted meetings for two years, and this is a great success considering the positive reports received from CIRIEC authorities.
At the online webinar undertaken by Faculty members of IGU Political Science and International Relations (English), Associate Professor Dr. Emine Akçadağ Alagöz and IGU Public Relations and Advertising Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Emel Tozlu Öztay, Asst. Prof. Dr. Olivier Gajac from Galatasaray University Department of Sociology conducted a session titled "Solidarity Economy Initiatives in Turkey: What is our relationship with the Liberal Democratic Society?” and Asst. Prof. Dr. Emrah Doğan from IGU International Trade Department held a session titled “Inclusive and Sustainable Growth and Development in Developing Countries”.