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Armenia -Turkey Investors Meetup

  12/07/2017 -   As a follow-up activity to the Armenia-Turkey Investor Day held in Yerevan in May 2017, TEPAV and PJC (Public Journalism Club) will organize a series of networking meetings between a group of venture capitals, startup incubator representatives, and angel investing community members from Armenia and Turkey in Istanbul on the 20th and 21st of July, 2017. The meetings will focus on enhancing the professional exchange and creating broader avenues to connect the growing angel investing communities of Armenia and Turkey. To connect the startup potential of Arm [More]

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The G20 Hamburg Summit draws to an end

09/07/2017 - The G20 leaders’ summit that brings together the world's 19 largest developed and emerging economies plus the European Union took place in Hamburg on July 7-8. The leaders’ communiqué that came out of the G20 Hamburg Summit this year includes both a reemphasis on commitments of previous summits and new commitments shaped by the priorities of the German G20 leadership in 2017. The main significance of the leaders’ communiqué - a 15 page document of about 5500 words in 2017-  is the extent  to which political leaders were able to reach an agreement on how to [More]

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Setting the Stage for Germany: Turkey and China made G20 more relevant for the developing countries

07/07/2017 - I see mostly continuity in the agenda of G20 when I look from the Antalya communique in December 2015 to the Hangzhou communique in September 2016. Turkey has started a process to make the G20 more relevant for developing countries and China has actually laid bare a quantifiable framework to achieve the aforementioned objective. I see German leadership of the G20 in 2017 as a great opportunity to design an implementable agenda to make the G20 more relevant for developing countries. The G20 was established as a meeting of finance ministers and centr [More]

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Retailers Are Not Satisfied With The First Six Months Of 2017

90th issue of TEPAV Retail Confidence Index has been published. 06/07/2017 - TEPE, which reached to -6.9 points during the first half of 2016, decreased to the level of -16.8 points in the first half of 2017. Index that slightly increased by 1.0 point compared to the previous month, decreased by 2.9 points compared to the same month last year. The yearly decrease in TEPE is attributed to the y-o-y decrease in the level of business activity in the last 3 months and sales expectations for the coming 3 months. “Other (gas station, pharmacy, perfumery, hardware, glassware, stationary etc.)” sector scored the highest y-o-y increase in re [More]

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Bioentrepreneurs Have Met With Investors In San Diego

Turkey has been represented at the BIO Convention 2017 by a program organized by TEPAV between 17-22 June in San Diego. 30/06/2017 - Attended by approximately 65 countries’ private and public sector representatives each year in the USA, the largest biotechnology organization in the world, the BIO Convention 2017 took place in San Diego. A Turkish delegation composed of public sector representatives Ali Alkan, Vice Chairman of the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TİTCK), Nihan Burul Bozkurt, Head of the TİTCK Clinical Research Department, and Hacer Coşkun Çetintaş, Head of the TİTCK Registration Department  as well as private sector and research center representatives att [More]

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Quo Vadis Turkey-EU Relations? Article / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
haber resmi 29/06/2017 Relations between the EU and Turkey have always been volatile: “trying to get a perspective on Turkey’s relationship with the EU has been a difficult task, somewhat like attempting to paint [the] landscape on a fast moving train: the scenery would [More]
The New Turks: How the Influx of Syrians is Changing Turkey Evaluation Note / Selim Koru & Omar Kadkoy  
haber resmi 19/06/2017   It was April 2011 when the first group of Syrians crossed the border into Turkey. The 252 Syrians who moved to the town of Yayladağı, Hatay came from villages adjacent to the Turkish border. They were fleeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reg [More]
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What Would the European Court of Human Right’s Köksal vs. Turkey Decision Mean? Policy Note / Levent Gönenç
haber resmi 14/06/2017 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) publicly announced on June 12, 2017, an important decision which would greatly affect the legal developments that which have taken place following the July 15 coup attempt. In this unanimously given decisio [More]

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