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Project News: DGMM III holds an expert workshop on visa policy

12 October 2017

From 9-10 October, the team DGMM III project team organized a two-day expert workshop on visa policy in Istanbul. DGMM III focuses on strengthening the strategic and operational capacity of the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) of Turkey.

The participants from the central and provincial departments of DGMM were presented with the Schengen visa system in general and the Austrian and French visa models in specific. With the participation of international and national experts involved in the drafting of the strategy paper, the participants also discussed current challenges and possible improvements within the Turkish Visa Policy for the future.

Through the First Component on Legal Migration, the DGMMIII project aims at supporting DGMM to further develop legal migration management in Turkey by applying extensive policies on the promotion of means for legal migration to Turkey. This will be further supported by developing a Strategy in Legal Migration, with focus on the 2 main areas of legal migration, i.e. visa and residence policy.


More information on DGMM can be found here.  


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