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Post-coup attempt restructuring means Turkish army may no longer be functional

The restructuring of the Turkish military in the wake of the July 15 failed coup attempt could create more problems than it solves, according to Nihat Ali Özcan, an academic an a retired major. 07/11/2016 - “Efforts to restructure the army should be done taking into account the army’s functions,” Özcan told the Hürriyet Daily News.“If they are done taking into account domestic political concerns then you will only end up with an army that is no longer functional.”What do you think about the government’s steps to restructure the army?The government reacted very quickly to the July 15 coup attempt. But the reaction has goes far beyond solving the problem. It has now reached a point where the army cannot do its mission.First, it has changed the organizational str [More]

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What is on the Global Agenda Following the G20 Hangzhou Summit? And Where does Turkey Stand in this Agenda?

Evaluation Note / Selin Arslanhan Memiş 05/11/2016 - 1. The Chinese G20 Presidency ended with the Hangzhou Summit held on 3-4 September, 2016. It is important to asses the highlights of the global agenda as set by the Hangzhou Summit in view of recent events which include an increasing number of terror attacks and security issues as well as political developments such as Brexit and the US elections all the year round.   At the same time, it is important not to keep in mind that the framework agreed upon at the G20 Hangzhou Summit is a shared vision of the global agenda that was developed against the backd [More]

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Meeting on the United States Presidential Election of 2016

US Presidential Election to be held on 8 November 2016 was assessed in TEPAV   01/11/2016 -   David Lublin, Professor of government at American University, Washington D.C., came to TEPAV to talk about the upcoming presidential elections in the United States. Lublin explained the electoral system in the U.S., as well as the role of Senate, Congress, the Judiciary and the Presidency. He touched upon the traditional positions of the two leading political parties towards issues on the U.S. political agenda. He then took questions from attendees. Participants were most curious about the way forward for U.S. foreign policy’s after the elections. [More]

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Turkey-Armenia Entrepreneurship Program Gets the Spotlight at TOBB Startup Istanbul

Ten successful startups from Armenia traveled to TOBB Startup Istanbul, which took place between October 6-10.   11/10/2016 -   Within the scope of Turkey-Armenia Entrepreneurship Program which was started in 2014 by TEPAV and Public Journalism Club (PJC), representatives of ten successful Armenian startups had the opportunity to participate in Startup Istanbul. The event brought together 1000 entrepreneurs from 63 countries. Leading global venture capital funds and other big investors such as Abraaj Capital, 500Startups, Andreessen Horowitz, YCombinator, Lumia Capital, Wamda Capital, Rubicon Capital were present at the event to meet with entrepreneurs, listen to their ideas and [More]

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Second Workshop of EU-Turkey Energy Dialogue for Energy in Black Sea Region Project Took Place in İstanbul

  10/10/2016 -   The workshop called “Energy Market Liberalization and Regional Market Integration” was held in İstanbul on October 10th, 2016 in İstanbul. The workshop was hosted by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV). Aside from TEPAV all the partners and stakeholder such as  the Sofia-based Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), the Turkish oil and gas association (PETFORM) and the Mediterranean Energy Observatory (OME), Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) have taken an active role during the event. The participants focused o [More]

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Guide for the Design of Regional Competitiveness Agenda by TEPAV  
haber resmi 06/10/2016 The guidebook prepared under the title “Toolkit for Designing of Regional Competitiveness Agenda” within the scope of the Project on the Competition Agenda for the Southeast Anatolia Project (GAP) region, has executed by TEPAV. The guidebook, which [More]
Renewable Energy Is More Than Clean Energy for Turkey New analysis shows widespread lack of confidence in Turkish coal investments among utilities
haber resmi 29/09/2016   While Turkish government energy policies currently focus on domestic lignite, a more economically sensible pathway would focus on renewable energy resources, a new study shows. Investing in solar and wind could trigger Turkey’s industrial transf [More]
10 Successful Armenian Startups Are Coming to Istanbul to Meet with Investors Turkey - Armenia Entrepreneurship Program
haber resmi 28/09/2016 Turkey- Armenia Entrepreneurship Program has started in 2014 by TEPAV and Public Journalism Club (PJC) within the scope of Turkey Armenia Normalization Process funded by EU. On October 6th, fifth stage of the entrepreneurship program will take plac [More]
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