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Release of ENC Report – A Modernized EU-Turkey Customs Union – Expert Interviews and Analysis
Haber Resim
11/04/2017 The European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) published its ENC Report entitled “A Modernized EU-Turkey Customs Union” – Expert Interviews and Analysis with in-depth interviews from relevant government policy makers inside the EU and Turkey, inclu [More]
Turkey-EU Relations in the Light of the 2014 Progress Report: Same Old Song With A Different Meaning Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
Haber Resim
21/10/2014 "The 2014 Progress Report of the European Commission for Turkey was published in an atmosphere of a new Turkish opening to the European Union (EU). It is worth to have a look at whether there is a sound basis for hope for  a promising new era  in [More]
Findings of the Transatlantic Trends Survey Presented at TEPAV The survey reveals that more of the Turkish respondents thought that EU membership would be good for Turkey
Haber Resim
10/09/2014 ANKARA- Findings of the 2014 Transatlantic Trends survey conducted by the GMF (The German Marshall Fund of the United States) was presented at TEPAV. The survey reveals that the rate of respondents from Turkey who believe that EU membership would [More]
Raiser: “The Customs Union needs to be modernized” World Bank Turkey Director Martin Raiser said that the first best solution concerning the Customs Union was progress in the EU accession whereas such solution was not on the table.
Haber Resim
29/04/2014 ANKARA – World Bank Turkey Director Martin Raiser stated that the Customs Union agreement between the EU and Turkey needed to be modernized with the trade policies across the world have been changing. The report “Evaluation of the EU-Turkey [More]
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]
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]
Looking Beyond the 2012 Progress Report for Turkey Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
Haber Resim
30/10/2012 "One does not need to have very strong analytical skills to claim that the relations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) are at  an impasse and there does not seem to be a way out in short term. However it is almost impossible to have a str [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]
Business Bridges with the EU: TEPAV to Monitor 3rd Countries The project announced with a conference in Istanbul will match companies from the EU and Turkey with counterparts from Egypt, Tunisia and Palestine.
Haber Resim
01/10/2012   ANKARA/ISTANBUL – TEPAV analyzed the potential of Egypt, Tunisia and Palestine for economic and trade cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Turkey in third countries. The Business Bridges Initiative will carry out trilateral matchma [More]
Is the EU Still Relevant for Turkey? Evaluation Note / Neva Sadıkoğlu
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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]