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Verheugen at TEPAV Günter Verheugen, Former Vice President of the European Union and Advisor to the TOBB President, evaluated the latest developments in EU and EU-Turkey Relations.
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22/07/2010 ANKARA- Günter Verheugen, Former Vice President of the European Union and Advisor to the TOBB President, evaluated the latest developments in EU and EU-Turkey Relations in a roundtable meeting organized by TEPAV on July 22, 2010. Referring to the [More]
TEPAV: “Interesting Developments in The ‘Direct Trade Regulation’ Process…” TEPAV EU Director Arısan Eralp: "We want to believe that any EU institution and any EU member state that seeks a just, sustainable and comprehensive solution in the island, as well as a fair accession negotiation process for Turkey, would not accept such an attitude."
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24/06/2010 ANKARA- "Direct Trade Regulation" draft expected to be discussed  by the political leadership of the European Parliament on June 10, 2010 was not adressed on the scheduled meeting. Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament adjourned th [More]
TEPAV: “EU Can Take a Step for the Solution of the Cyprus Problem”
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09/06/2010   ANKARA- TEPAV explained that the adoption of the Direct Trade Regulation to be discussed by the European Parliament on June 10th can be a significant step in terms of both the solution of the Cyprus problem and the lifting of the barriers beyond [More]
Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp Turkey's Visa Policy : Has Turkey given up its demand of free movement in the EU? 
05/02/2010 Turkey has been applying a liberal and flexible visa policy towards its neighboring countries in Caucasus and Middle East for quite some time. As of 2009, visa policy for the following countries was liberalized further and visa requirements were ab [More]
Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp How Do EU Decisions of December 2009 Summit Affect Turkey-EU Negotiation Process?
23/12/2009 The EU General Affairs Council (Foreign Ministers) meeting, whose prospect as an unpleasant turning point in Turkey’s relations with the EU and particularly in the negotiation process had aroused anxiety since 2006, was held quietly on 7-8 Decemb [More]
Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp Lisbon Treaty and Turkey at a First Glance
17/12/2009 The European Union (EU) has taken a significant step in its recent history of integration/deepening with the entry into force of Lisbon Treaty on 1st of December 2009, after a rather long and winding road. The starting point of this process was the [More]
Evaluation Note / Aslı Toksabay Esen New faces in top EU ranks and implications for Turkey
17/12/2009 The Lisbon Treaty, meant to introduce the much-needed reform to improve the institutions, structuring and functioning of the European Union, came into effect on December 1, 2009. A detailed overview of the Treaty, the changes it introduces and the [More]
"Talking Turkey" Project of TEPAV is in Brussels
09/02/2009 ANKARA- "An EU Communication Strategy for Turkey and Turkey's Communication Strategy for the EU" Conference organized within the scope of the "Talking Turkey" Project jointly led by TEPAV and Rome-based Istituto Affari Internazionali (International A [More]
International Crisis Group's New Report on Turkey-EU Relations was Presented at TEPAV
23/12/2008 TEPAV organized an event on December 23, 2008 with the participation of Mr. Hugh Pope, International Crisis Group's Turkey and Cyprus expert. In this meeting, Pope shared with the audience the outcomes of the ICG's most recently published report on T [More]
Talking Turkey II Meeting was Held in Berlin
06/12/2008 The Ankara-based Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) and the Rome-based International Affairs Institute (IAI) launched the project "Talking Turkey" in 2006. The starting point of the project and the creation of a European network of [More]