Watching the Donors Conference for the People of Turkey and Syria
The earthquakes that occurred in Turkey on 6 February 2023 are considered the most devastating earthquakes in recent history. On the occasion of the donor conference for the victims of the Kahramanmaraş earthquakes on 20 March 2023, the policy paper by Onur Bahçecik sheds light on the international response to this catastrophe and in particular addresses the political-economic consequences. What are the international donations used for? How are they distributed? And how will the distribution of donations be monitored? Furthermore, it makes clear the urgency of civil society participation.