Support for the Implementation of Development Sensitive Migration Policies
2017 - 2018
The Support for the Implementation of Development Sensitive Migration Policies project, ran by International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMP), and utilized by Directorate General of Migration Management and Ministry of Development and Labor and Social Security of the period, aims at creating development sensitive and long term immigration policies in Turkey.
TESEV has undertaken the Eastern Black Sea (TR90 NUTS 2) region, (Artvin, Giresun, Gumushane, Ordu, Rize and Trabzon) of this project which is implemented in three pilot regions in order to understand the current migration typology in Turkey. The project, which started in January 2018 has been completed with interviews with 25 local stakeholders from civil society, local government, academia, public and private organzations, which were determined after detailed macro data and literature review. To reflect the views of migrants in the region, interviews with international migrants in the region were conducted between February – May 2018. Sustainable and development sensitive policy recommendations based on detailed data analysis were developed to understand the international migration in the Eastern Black Sea region.