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Echo der Zeit: Nurettin Acar – From Shepherd Boy to Ikea Manager

Nomination 2007
European CIVIS Radio Prize – short programmes

Author:Roland Wermelinger
Editorial:Monika Oettli
Magazine item, DRS
Broadcasting date 23.01.2006 at 18:00 hrs by DRS 1 and DRS 4

Nurettin Acar is a model citizen – having successfully integrated both professionally and socially into Swiss society. Born and raised as the son of a shepherd in Eastern Turkey, he learned German working on Swiss building sites. He then went on to attend commercial college whilst studying for a degree in Business Management via a correspondence course at the same time. Today he is a city councillor in Wil, St. Gallen.

integration and cultural diversity    migration   

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