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WORLD GIVING INDEX PANEL

PLACE OF THE PANEL
Başkent Öğretmenevi Conference Hall
Beşevler / Ankara / Turkey
 
 
THE DATE OF THE PANEL
9th February 2015
09.30am
 
 
ORGANIZING INSTITUTION
 
TR Prime Ministry Directorate General of Foundations (www.vgm.gov.tr), which is a public institution connected to Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry carrying out the management of more than 42.000 Merged (Mazbut) Foundations reached at our time from the Seljuk and Ottoman periods and 280 Appendant (Mulhak) Foundations belonging to Pre-republic period, whose management is currently executed by their trustees and has taken over auditing of Republic period – established, 4,787 New Foundations established in accordance with Turkish Civil Act and their number still keeps on increasing and 166 Community (Cemaat) Foundations and possessing vast experiences in charity.
 
 
OBJECTIVES OF THE PANEL
 
- Drawing the attention of the public to ranking of Turkey in World Giving Index results which has been the same for recent years and discussing this issue with related organizations, institutions, etc.
 
- Having knowledge about the methodology of aforementioned survey/research
 
- Identifying the reasons of Turkey’s low ranking place in the Index in recent years
 
- Seeking solutions to the problems about developing giving activities in Turkey and taking encouraging measures
 
- Making discussions on the giving activities and tendencies of the countries at the top of the Index
 
- Making discussions on the situation of volunteering activities and legalization process of volunteering in Turkey
 
 
PANELISTS
 
Davut Gazi Benli - Directorate General of Foundations (Moderator)
 
Adam Pickering - International Director - Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)
 
Andrew Rzepa - Senior Consultant – Gallup
 
Prof. Dr. Ali Çarkoğlu - Dean of FEAS - Koç University
 
Sevda Kılıçalp - Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV) - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanhtropy
 
İsmail Palakoğlu - Director General - Turkey Diyanet Foundation
 
Deniz Ataç -  Chairman - TEMA Foundation (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats
 
Yusuf Bilgin - Advisory Council Member - IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation​

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"As for the issues related to the foundations, it is known that foundations constitute an important asset of our country. I hope that all members of Council of Ministers together with the Ministry Of Religious Affairs and even the Supreme Assembly examine this issue with great care and that this great institution is protected from devastation and made useful for our country in order to ensure that our country can benefit from this asset as necessary."

Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK

1 March 1922, TBMM

" Being a founder, establishing a foundation is a matter of civilization. All our worry and our remedy are on these matters. "

Burhan ERSOY

General Director of Foundations

"Waqfs are the emergence of the divine order “you should compete for favor and taqwa”

Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN

TR PRESIDENT

"The understanding of the foundation in our civilization is the formation of the spiritual consciousness that it brings to us."

MEHMET NURİ ERSOY
Minister Of Culture and Tourism