Responding to the Needs of Refugees and Migrants during the Pandemic: Turkey’s Experience

November 10, 2021

On Wednesday, November 10, Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul and the Center for Sustainable Development held a hybrid event with Istanbul University Public Health Professor Selma Karabey titled ‘Responding to the Needs of Refugees and Migrants during the Pandemic: Turkey’s Experience’. The event began with opening remarks from Dr. Yanis Ben Amor, Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. After an introduction of CSD, he introduced Professor Karabey and the significance of the discussion at hand, especially in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Karabey then began her presentation on addressing the needs of refugees and migrants in Turkey during the pandemic. At the end of the meeting, the Q&A session was moderated by Dr. Özge Karadağ, Public Health Researcher at the Center for Sustainable Development.