CSD-V Opening Ceremony
The fifth phase of Civil Society Dialogue and second phase of Civil Society Support Program started on April 10, 2019 with the participation of 300 people.
Mehmet Selim Uslu, head of the Central Finance and Contracts Unit, Ambassador Christian Berger, head of the Delegation of the European Union and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Director for EU Affairs, Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, made the opening speeches to the attendees from public Institutions, Embassies, and as well as representatives of non-governmental organizations who have been eligible to receive grants in the new phase.
At the same time, under the Civil Society Support Program, Ankara Conservatory Association members, one of the grant beneficiaries, performed in the opening section and gave a mini-concert to the participants.
Following the opening speeches, a panel was organized under the auspices of the Directorate for EU Affairs - Directorate General for Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation Bülent Özcan.