Genç Düşünce Enstitüsü

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Genç Düşünce Enstitüsü


1.Ataç sokak 30/6 Kızılay-Cankaya-Ankara Turkey



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Missions and objectives

We took our steps with the aim of protecting cultural heritage, creating resources in the field of conservation and restoration, contributing to conservation policies, building capacity and raising awareness.

Main Activities

Genç Düşünce Enstitüsü ( GDE) is an international Ankara based non-profit organization , which has , since 2017 when it was formed , created and implemented a high number of projects in Turkey and in the region. The mission of Genç Düşünce Enstitüsü is to undertake research and action focused on volunteering , volunteering rights and youth policy making , with the special emphasis on equality, interethnic reconciliation , compromise , tolerance , conflict prevention and sustainable development. Our overall strategic goals are to promote and contribute to the full achievement of core democratic and human values , with the special emphasis on volunteering rights , compromise and tolerance and good governance.We as Genç Düşünce Enstitüsü are members of Gençlik Örgütleri Forumu and Ulusal Gençlik Parlamentosu. As the forming delegate of both unions , we are working together by establishing the Turkish youth policies and since two years working on the national youth policy paper. Regarding the Turkish Volunteering act , we have composed an act and given to the Grand National Turkish Assembly , our lobbying and progressive work regarding the acceptance of law is continuing. GDE has representatives in Istanbul , Tekirdağ and in Edirne. We have worked with partners as ; Troydem , Habitat , Politus , Yenimahalle Municipality, Edirne Municipality , Akhisar Municipality , Uzunköprü Municipality at local level . In International level we are partners with Yata( Nato) Madrid ,International Youth Leaders Ass. Macedonia and Young Diplomats Ass in Azerbaijan. Our president of board is the network representative of the Check and Balance Network.

Contact person

Muratcan IŞILDAK