Date: 06-09-2017


Conflict Management activities are continuing within the framework of the "Multisectoral Community Center Project" funded by the European Union and implemented by International Organization of Migration in partnership with International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation.



Seminars, group discussions and cultural activities bring together refugees and host community in Istanbul within the scope of the program aiming for social cohesion by reducing conflicts in the society. In this context, Sultanbeyli Community Center and Turkish Red Crescent Sultanbeyli Community Center workers and their Syrian volunteers came together to play friendly game. The difference and diversity of the cultures with the football game played and combined with the friendship of sports on the green court. There were colorful moments in the match played with mixed teams, and a new one was added to the social gatherings of the two communities.

Friendship was the winner of the game which played with the spirit of brotherhood. Those who play have reached the opportunity to play sports, and have spent good time together becoming part of the cultural wealth. International Blue Crescent and Red Crescent Community Centers contributed to the maintenance and improvement of the cooperation and coordination between the institutions in terms of civil society.


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