Civic Participation and Solidarity for Resilient Metropoles

As distinct city formations, ecological, economic and social resilience of metropoles holds primary importance. Pandemics, fires or floods pose great risks to people, animals and material structures. Gaining resilience to these risks requires the involvement of civil society and solidarity. At this event, the role and ways of gaining resilience through civil society participation and solidarity will be examined from different angles.


  • Emeritus Prof. Dr. Korel Göymen – Sabancı University
  • Tülin Hadi – Chair of Istanbul Citizens’ Assembly
  • Ahmet Karadağ -  Chair of Manisa Citizens’ Assembly
  • Hayriye Ataş – Coodrinator of Checks and Balances Network
  • Zelal Yalçın – Coordinator of Social Policies Center of Istanbul Planning Agency


Moderator: Dr. İnan İzci – Argüden Governance Academy


Organised by: Argüden Governance Academy & Marmara Municipalities Union


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