The EKCYP expert database

What is it ?

The EKCYP expert database allows experts in youth matters to place their own portfolios setting out their expertise and make them widely available. This database intends, amongst other things, to support the network building between youth practitioners, policy-makers and researchers. The expert database contributes to the development of a European area of youth knowledge, in accordance with the overall mission of the EKCYP.

Looking for an expert in youth policy ? Check out our database.

If you are an expert in youth policy, please register in our database.

If you are a trainer or if you are looking for trainers we advise you to also check the Trainers Online for Youth (TOY) database developed by our partner SALTO-Youth or to use the Trainers Pool of the Council of Europe Directorate of Youth and Sport.

How does it work ?

To be able to register as an expert, please complete this form and add a CV and/or the links to any relevant websites providing evidence about your expertise. The Secretariat of the EU-CoE Youth Partnership will validate your portfolio and you will be informed by e-mail as soon as it is available online. The portfolio will be available online for all users. Your CV and contacts details will only be available to registered users. Should you do have some concerns about this, please amend your CV accordingly by deleting any contact details except e-mail adress.

Disclaimer: Please note that the Secretariat of the EU-CoE Youth Partnership does not take any responsability concerning the information provided by the experts. Beeing registered as an expert on this website does not necessarily mean that the person worked for a European Institution as a consultant or in any other capacity.

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Mrs Zeynep Tugce CIFTCIBASI GUC

Country
Turkey
Languages
  • English (C1)
  • German (B1)
Professional sector
  • Training / youth work
  • Youth policy
  • Youth research
Fields of expertise
  • Citizenship and participation
  • Empowerment
  • Intercultural learning
  • National youth policy
  • Non formal education
  • Project and organisational management
  • Volunteering of young people
  • Youth education and training
  • Youth employment / entrepreneurship
  • Youth information
  • Youth mobility
Countries of Expertise
  • Turkey
  • ~ Syria
Organisation
Abdullah Gül University - AGU YOUTH FACTORY (Youth Work Research and Implementation Centre)
A few words about myself
I completed my MA in Public Administration in 2002 with original research focused on the Administrative Models of the Great Municipality, dealing with the Formation and Operation of Decision-Making and Administrative Bodies in Turkey. I also conducted several studies as an advisor to Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality on internationalization and to President of Union of the Mediterranean Municipalities related to participation mechanisms, active citizenship and urbanization. I have since concentrated on work in the field of European Union Education and Youth Programs, and have become a trainer at the European level. I have participated in courses including Training for Active Trainers in Euromed Youth Work (TATEM 2004-2006), a long-term training course organized by the Youth Partnership (CoE and EC). I have been a coordinator, coordinator trainer and senior trainer for SALTO Youth – Euromed Resource Centre and Good Practices. Since 2007 I have had an important role in the EUROMED YOUTH III Program as a Short Term Expert in the Regional Capacity Building and Support Unit. I have served to empower NGO’s and active youth participation in support of the Syrian and Turkish Euromed Youth Unit. I have joined Abdullah Gül University in 2013 where I have been the director of a unique structure in Turkey “Youth Factory” dealing with youth work and institutional coordinator of Erasmus + Programme.

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