Project Closure Meeting // Mapping and Monitoring Social Sustainability and Democratic Governance: Urban95 Expanded
16 December 2022
Kadir Has University, İstanbul
With an event held in Kadir Has University Cibali Hall on 16 December 2022, “Mapping and Monitoring Social Sustainability and Democratic Governance: Urban95 Expanded Project” conducted by Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) with the collaboration of the Kadir Has University Istanbul Studies Center and the support of the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands within the scope of MATRA program, was introduced to the representatives of metropolitan and district municipalities, universities and civil society organizations from Istanbul.
In the first session of the event, Urban95 Project was introduced by TESEV Project Coordinator Dr. Bürge Elvan Erginli and “The evolution of urban data platforms in Turkey” was presented by Prof. Dr. Murat Güvenç, Director of Kadir Has University Istanbul Studies Center. Following the first Q&A session, a panel discussion themed “Looking at the data-driven policies from different perspectives” was moderated by TESEV Research Director Dr. Itır Akdoğan. The panellists Aysel Madra (Suna’nın Kızları Research Coordinator), Duygu Arığ (UNWomen Project Coordinator) and Özlem Gonca Yalçınkaya Akdağ (Department of Social Services of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Project Coordinator) discussed how to benefit and inspire from digital tools that helps to make data driven decisions.