The Facility will help people who have fled the conflict in Syria and now live in Turkey. Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world, including 2.7 million Syrians. Support will include food, education, health care and job opportunities. Helping refugees and host communities in the region makes an important contribution to addressing the European refugee crisis. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work. The EU continues to be a significant aid donor and is an important partner in some DFID programmes. All decisions on programme funding are in line with the UK Aid Strategy.
To improve the humanitarian advisory services and Monitoring & Evaluation capacity to support the response to the Syria/Iraq crisis. Monitoring and evaluation is a critical tool to ensure learning and enhance capacity to undertake the ability to deliver. Expert humanitarian advisory support is critical to sound decision making.
Strengthening cultural and educational development by building skills and capacity and by creating new opportunities and connections with the UK
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law in Turkey which can include promoting and defending international human rights principles, supporting democracy, and strengthening institutions and governance
To promote UK values relating to effective legal procedures, and to support reform of the Turkish judicial system, by improving the implementation of the Law on Mediation in Turkey, promoting mediation mechanisms and increasing public awareness of alternatives to formal legal proceedings
The project will allow better access to rights by the refugees, improved services provided to refugees and better perceptions on refugees in Turkey which are expected to weaken motivations for irregularly crossing into the EU and UK and to strengthen integration in Turkey.
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Combatting Serious and Organised Crime in Turkey which can help to safeguard security, stability, and good governance
Assistance in line with UK objectives on the Rules Based International System, Managing Conflict and Building Stability in Turkey which strengthens global peace, security and governance
To strengthen the Turkish clothing and textile sector's ability to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) through the establishment of a local platform, bringing together business, trade unions and civil society that will raise business and human rights awareness, promote workplace social dialogue and address the root causes of human rights issues in the sector
To render the structure related to the protection and improvement of human rights, more participatory, transparent and harmonised with the European Convention of Human Rights by providing alternative information to the relevant actors on the implementation of the judgments of European Court of Human Rights.