Date: 26-05-2017


In this traditional ceremony of the 13th City and Life Awards, awards were given to important and precious names. Muzaffer Baca, Vice President of the International Blue Crescent Foundation received the award given to him on behalf of the foundation.


The International Blue Crescent Foundation, which has provided assistance to people without discrimination of language, religion or race in many parts of the world, was deservedly deserving of their work both in Turkey and abroad. Muzaffer Baca received the award on behalf of the foundation. He made a chimney speech and conveyed his thanks to Blue Crescent for his pardon, and summarized his work as a foundation. He also voiced their efforts about Syrian refugees which has become one of the biggest problems of Turkey especially in recent years in various cities in Turkey. He especially talked about the adaptation of the Syrian young people to the gathering, their training, the efforts made towards children, women and the elderly.


The awards determined by a jury of 50 people, among them the leaders of scientists, urbanization specialists and non-governmental organizations, are seen as the longest-running event in this area. The 13th City and Life Awards ceremony held at Istanbul Sultanahmet Armada Hotel with the organization of the Association of Economy Journalists (EGD) Celal Toprak and the publisher Mehmet Gözcü attended the intensive participation. "This event has become the meeting point of people and institutions that do the right thing and encouraging those who are doing the right thing is as important as doing the right job," said EGD President Soil, speaking in his speech, saying that they wanted the people who took the steps towards urbanization to be encouraged. Toprak stated that with the traditional "City and Life Awards" aimed at encouraging and honoring the people and institutions that produced the project, cities are aiming to be more livable and people happier. Toprak said that the people and institutions that will receive the awards are determined by the competent members of the jury.


Award ceremony Other people and organizations that received awards at the ceremony were:



"Social Responsibility Prize Papirus Paper Industry and Trade Inc. Chairman Şerafettin Dinçer, New City Model Prize Şile Mayor Can Tabakoğlu, Trustworthy Product Contribution Award İnvenura Chief Executive Officer Burak Karapınar, Urban Transformation Award Avcılar Mayor Handan Toprak Benli, Export Achievement Award İstanbul Murat Akyüz, Chairman of the Association of Chemical Materials and Products Exporters Murat Akyüz, Innovation Award Ser Resistance Board Chairman Erkan Evrenkaya, Goodness Award VAKIFAY Association Chairman Tekin Küçükali, Young Entrepreneur Award Orge Elektrik Enerji CEO Nevhan Gündüz Received the Most Successful Local Management Award Seferihisar Mayor Tunç Soyer, Assistance Award International Blue Crescent Humanitarian Aid and Development Foundation Vekili Muzaffer Baca, Educational Contribution Award Erbaşlar Companies Chairman İsmail Erbaş, Initiative Award of Social Responsibility İZEV Foundation (Education and Consultation Foundation for Istanbul Mentally Handicapped People) Art and Biz


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