The signing ceremony was attended by IHH’s Board of Trustee Emre Kaya and Head Accountant Celil Özatamer. Meanwhile GNI was represented by team leader Lee TaeHo and social worker Hailey Kim. The protocol signed at the IHH Headquarters aims to promote collaboration between the organizations in various areas of humanitarian assistance
GNI provided $5 million in the February 6 earthquakes
The collaboration between the two organizations was initiated immediately after the February 6 earthquakes. Good Neighbors International had sent a total of 25 containers of in-kind aid materials worth $5 million to Turkey and Syria through İHH for distribution to those in need. The containers included tents, tarpaulins, winter clothing, and various essential supplies.
Exchange of views
Following the signing of the protocol, a meeting was held with representatives from both organizations to exchange views on the aid activities of İHH and Good Neighbors, ongoing projects, and potential collaborations. Representatives from İHH's International Relations Unit and Domestic Aid Unit were also present at the meeting.