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Aslıhan Hatunoğlu Okay
Aslıhan Hatunoğlu Okay
IPC Climate Cluster Administrative Affairs Office

 

Aslıhan Hatunoğlu has been working at the Istanbul Policy Center as the Climate Change Cluster Administrative Officer since 2024. From 2016 - 2023, she directed development programs in various humanitarian sectors for different crises and contexts, managed all relevant partners, and ensured program quality in the field for international humanitarian and development organizations.

She obtained her B.A. degree in Political Science and International Relations from Istanbul University, and her M.A. in International Political Economy from Bilgi University with a thesis titled 'Everyday Experiences of Indebtedness: The Case of Turkey'. Currently, she is pursuing her second postgraduate degree at SOAS, University of London, in Climate Change and Development.

Supporting Just Transition in Turkey Project: Çanakkale-Çan region-specific workshop

The Çanakkale-Çan region-specific workshop of the European Union (EU) funded EU Climate Dialogues Project (EUCD) “Supporting Just Transition in Turkey Project” was held on April 25th in Çan, Çanakkale.

In the workshop, public institutions, NGOs, professional associations and various other stakeholders highlighted democratic participation processes for investments that affect and are likely to affect the region, identification of the social costs of the coal and mining economy, access to public information, alternative employment opportunities and inter-institutional cooperation as priority areas of need for the general framework of “Just Transition”.