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Anti-Corruption Conference
07/07/2005- 1255 Corruption is the single most detrimental scourge to economic activity, distribution of wealth and cause of poverty.Corruption is one of the main problems that Turkey must resolve, particularly on its path to EU membership. In policies combating corr [More]
European Union,
Turkey's EU Accession - Threat or Opportunity for Europe?
04/07/2005- 1350 Turkey's EU accession hangs in the balance, following the French and Dutch ‘no' to the EU constitutional treaty. Although the referenda were not about EU enlargement, opposition to Turkish membership played a role in the no-campaigns of both countrie [More]
European Union,
Ankara Forum 2 for Economic Cooperation Between Palestine, Turkey and Israel
08/06/2005- 1930 Ankara Forum for Economic Cooperation between Palestine, Israel and Turkey held its second meeting in East Jerusalem on June 8, 2005. The meeting took place in Notre Dame Hotel with the participation of Palestinian, Israeli and Turkish delegations. [More]
Investment Climate, Ankara Forum,
Members Of U.S. Congress Enter at Ercan Airport Northern Cyprus
30/05/2005- 1501 Three members of the US Congress have visited the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on May 30, 2005, landing at Ercan Airport on board a KTHY flight. This marked the first time in which elected US representatives have met with Turkish elected repre [More]
United States, Cyprus,
EU Regional Policies and Development Agencies Round Table Meeting
23/05/2005- 1920 1. In Turkey, the need to establish the Regional Development Agencies (RDA's) that are equipped with public resources and powers, has arisen during the process of implementing the EU supported regional development programs by the State Planning Organ [More]
European Union,
"Strengthening Civil Society Dialogue with Europe"
17/05/2005- 1312 TEPAV|EPRI, in cooperation with TOBB, designed a round-table meeting called "Strengthening Civil Society Dialogue with Europe" on May 17, 2005 that brought together representatives from non-governmental public and private institutions.The decision of [More]
European Union, Civil Society Dialogue,
Ankara Forum for Economic Cooperation between Palestine, Israel and Turkey Meeting Held   'Ankara Forum', a-tripartite dialogue mechanism established to communicate Palestinian, Turkish and Israeli business world.
27/04/2005- 2392 ANKARA - "Ankara Forum for Economic Cooperation between Palestine, Israel and Turkey" was established to serve as a permanent tri-partite dialogue mechanism between business people from   Turkey, Palestine and Israel. The Forum hosted representat [More]
Chambers, Middle East, Ankara Forum,
EU Accession and Negotiation Techniques
24/04/2005- 1498 In view of the impending opening of accession negotiations with Turkey on 3 October 2005 it is important for the Turkish business sector to understand the way negotiations for accession to the European Union are conducted and what these negotiations [More]
European Union, Private Sector,
Competitiveness Assessment and Investment Climate Assessment
03/04/2005- 1043 The preliminary report of the Competitiveness Assessment Project are presented at the "Conference on the Role of Competition Policy and Turkey's Investment Environment" on March 4th, 2005. The Competitiveness Assessment Project was implemented in col [More]
Investment Climate, Competitiveness,
Constitutional Process After the Iraqi Elections
24/03/2005- 940 - How sustainable is the "positive" process that started in Iraq with the elections? What are the dynamics that make this process sustainable?- Can this process be the beginning of a new, stable Iraq? If we look at the developments regarding the cons [More]