Minister of State Böhmer will be travelling to Turkey from 12 to 14 November 2017 for political talks and for meetings with representatives of the business community and civil society.
In Ankara Minister of State Böhmer will meet the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ahmet Yıldız, the chair of the Human Rights Committee, Mustafa Yeneroğlu, and AKP deputy and former Minister of Youth and Sports, Akif Çağatay Kılıç.
The Minister of State will also discuss the situation of refugees in Turkey with representatives of the UN aid organisations. First and foremost, she will be talking about the Turkish Government’s measures to integrate the refugees, but also about the situation for refugees on the job market and education opportunities for refugee children and young people.
The main events during her time in Istanbul will be a visit to the Turkish-German University and a meeting with businesspeople. As chair of the advisory board of Kulturakademie Tarabya, Minister of State Böhmer will also be meeting fellowship holders.