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TEPAV / T20 contributed to the workshop "China-Australia Global Issues Dialogue” at Shanghai

TEPAV / T20 contributed to the workshop "China-Australia Global Issues Dialogue” organized by the Shanghai Institutes of International Studies and National University of Australia.   17/08/2015 -   Shanghai, 15 August 2015 - Organized for the third time, the dialogue included 30 experts on global issues from China, Australia, India, Japan and Singapore. TEPAV was invited to represent Turkey, which the current G20 chair country. Among the issues discussed in the dialogue were the policies to foster innovation that leads growth, balance technology-induced unemployment, as well as short-term risks created by Fed’s planned rate increase and Eurozone debt crisis. Recent market developments in China were also a focus issue. The experts questioned the fe [More]

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TEPAV launches Public Financial Management Project in TRNC…

The project aims to identify the steps to be taken for the TRNC to have a  modern financial management setup in compliance with the EU standards 30/07/2015 - ANKARA- TEPAV has launched the Public Financial Management Project in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Expected to last 4 to 5 months, the current status of the TRNC Public Financial Management will be assessed from the perspectives of both legislation and implementation. In consultation with the Ministry of Finance, the Supreme Audit Institution and other public bodies, the steps necessary for TNRC to achieve a modern financial management structure in compliance with the EU standards are to be identified. On the project, TEPAV researchers [More]

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Can Balkans become a new manufacturing center for Turkey?

Synthesis Workshop of the research project “Strengthening the Connectivity and Business Synergies in the South East Europe” was held in Sarajevo   30/07/2015 -   Sarajevo –Initial findings of the “Strengthening the Connectivity and Business Synergies in the South East Europe” research project commissioned to TEPAV by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) was shared with participants at a workshop held in Sarajevo on July 21. Stakeholders from public and private sectors as well as academics from seven economies, namely Turkey, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia attended the workshop. Hosted at the RCC’s Headquarters in Sarajevo, the workshop commenced with keynote speeches by R [More]

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Can Turkey be at the forefront of the latest battle against the Islamic State?

Evaluation Note / Selim Koru   29/07/2015 -   In 1818, Amir Abdullah bin Saud was taken to Istanbul for execution. This was no ordinary prisoner. He was leader of a rebellion that had occupied the two holy cities of Islam for a decade and had dared to declare the Ottoman sultan, Caliph of the Faithful, an unbeliever. Among the various public humiliations before ibn Saud’s execution—since his strict Wahhabi interpretation of Islam forbade music—the Ottomans made him listen to the lute. But the cruelest punishments were reserved for the rebels’ religious leaders, some of whom were stuck into the muzzl [More]

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Inclusive Business at International Development Financing Conference

On the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, TEPAV, as the chair of Think 20 Turkey, co-organized two side events that convened business leaders, senior representatives of multilateral organizations and other hig 20/07/2015 -   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14 July 2015 -  The Addis Ababa conference has been a major step in the lead-up to the upcoming United Nations Summit in September, where world leaders will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).On June 13rd, along with the G20, Civil 20 and Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST), Think 20 organized an event to discuss the development priorities of the G20. The event was opened with speeches by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and G20 Sherpa Ambassador Ayse Sinirlioglu, and included a panel discussion afterwards. Amar Bha [More]

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The G-20 and Protectionism - A July 2015 Update Evaluation Note / Simon Evenett  
haber resmi 14/07/2015

  The past month has seen the publication of four reports that reveal much about the slowdown of export growth and the trade distortions that have the greatest reach. Since restoring economic growth is a key G-20 mandate factors that hold back glo [More]

Making Economies Work for Women: Female Labour Force Participation in Turkey Report / Feride İnan, Güneş Aşık  
haber resmi 10/07/2015

  Presently, Female Labor Force Participation (hereafter cited as FLFP) in Turkey is exceptionally low by international standards and had been in long-term decline until recently. In 2012, the female participation rate at 29,5 % was the lowest in [More]

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