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Nilgün Arısan Eralp - "The Outlook for EU-Turkey Relations" TEPAV - EU Institute Director Nilgün Arısan Eralp authored the twelfth issues of the Turkey Policy Brief Series
Haber Resim
24/01/2014   "Although the fiftieth anniversary of Turkey-EU relations came and went without notice, the end of 2013 appeared to herald glimmers of hope for the relationship between the two parties. Although neither seemed to have made their mind up rega [More]
Eduard Soler i Lecha - "Spain and Turkey: Can Relations Further Widen and Deepen?" The tenth edition of the Turkey Policy Brief Series is authored by Eduard Soler i Lecha, Research Coordinator at CIDOB, Barcelona Center for International Affairs.
Haber Resim
14/06/2013   "During the past few decades, Spain-Turkey relations have experienced a substantial positive change in several areas including political dialogue, economic partnerships and socio-cultural linkages. The establishment of high-level political summ [More]
Has the Negotiation Process Become Credible Now? Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
Haber Resim
05/03/2013   "The negotiation process of Turkey with the EU has been stalling since June 2010. There has not been any single chapter that has been opened since then. However the positive expectations started to emerge both in the EU and Turkish circles with [More]
Paulo Gorjão / "Portugal and Turkey: An Increasingly Substantive Relationship" The seventh edition of the Turkey Policy Brief Series is authored by Paulo Gorjão, Director ofthe Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS) and lecturer of international relations in the Human and Social Sciences Faculty at Lusíada University in Lisbon.
Haber Resim
18/12/2012 "The last visit to Lisbon by a member of the Turkish government occurred in September 2012. Egemen Bağiş, Minister for European Union (EU) Affairs, as part of a round of contacts at the European level, met with the Portuguese President of the Rep [More]
EU Enlargement Discussed at Prague TEPAV Director Sak stated that enhancing Turkey’s integration with the EU was critical for triggering a structural transformation of the economy.
Haber Resim
22/10/2012   PRAGUE – In a meeting held in the context of the Prague Enlargement Dialogue organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, TEPAV Director Güven Sak spoke about the benefits of the EU accession process for Turkey and way [More]
Deputy Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Gives Messages on the EU Bosnia and Herzegovina too considers the EU progress report dissatisfactory.
Haber Resim
17/10/2012 ANKARA – Speaking at a meeting organized by TEPAV, Dr. Zlatko Lagumdzija, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, stated that although political leaders in his country were in dispute on a number of issu [More]
Is the EU Still Relevant for Turkey? Evaluation Note / Neva Sadıkoğlu
Haber Resim
13/09/2012 "Turks increasingly do not believe that their country will ever be admitted to the European Union. A new study by the German Turkish Foundation for Education and Scientific Research shows that only 17% of Turks believe that Turkey will become an EU [More]
“EU-Turkey Relations: Towards Visa Liberalization?” TEPAV organized a meeting in partnership with the ESI that wants to use its experience in the Western Balkans to help initiate a visa liberalization process for Turkey.
Haber Resim
06/12/2011 ANKARA – TEPAV organized a roundtable meeting on November 6, 2011, Tuesday in partnership with European Stability Initiative (ESI), a think-tank that has conducted a major project on visa liberalization for the Western Balkans and contributed to [More]
Policy Note/Nilgün Arısan Eralp Turkey – EU Relations: Has It Become a Hopeless Case?
Haber Resim
07/10/2011   "EU accession goal has been presented as a strategic objective in the Programme of the 61st Government after the parliamentary elections of June 2011. Furthermore, the establishment of an exclusive Ministry for European Union Affairs has been r [More]
Support for the EU Drops by 4 Points in 3 Years The ratio of those who says that they will vote for Turkey's EU membership in a public opinion poll decreased from 58 percent to 54 percent.
Haber Resim
10/03/2011 ANKARA - The ratio of those who says that they will vote for Turkey's EU membership in a public opinion poll decreased by 4 points from 58 percent to 54 percent in three years between 2008 and 2011. TEPAV and A&G Research Company conducted a p [More]