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Gaziantep Discusses its Future: Vision Determination with Public-Private Sector Dialogue in Gaziantep

The first workshop of the project, in cooperation with GIZ, TEPAV, and the Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality was held virtually on November 9-10. 23/11/2021 -     Within the scope of the PEP - Promotion of Economic Prospects Programme financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the negotiated preference workshop, “Gaziantep Discusses its Future: Public-Private Sector Dialogue and Vision Determination in Gaziantep”, part of an overall project to determine where Gaziantep wants to be situated during and after the COVID-19 pandemic recovery period was carried out virtually on November 9-10, 2021, with the cooperation of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, TEPAV, and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality. The workshop, which uses “Public-Private Sector Dialogue” as a tool, aims to discuss the necessary policies for the rap [More]

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Does the Taliban subscribe to the Hanafi School?

Evaluation Note / Hilmi Demir, PhD 03/11/2021 -   Almost all Pashtuns and other ethnic groups who joined the Taliban are Sunni, and Hanafi sects account for the majority. So, what does this mean? Firstly, it is necessary to define correctly what Hanafism is. Hanafism, one of the four Sunni schools of law, is widely followed by Muslims. Others are Shafi, Maliki, and Hanbali. From how Muslims pray to how they will take the taxes, the sects which tell what the Muslims should do or not to do are referred to as the Islamic Schools of Law. In Islam, the Islamic School of law has a wider meaning than law. It includes all aspects of life, such as worship and treatment. To put it another way, these sects determine religious practices such as prayer and fasting, family law such as marriage a [More]

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“Adana Brings its Projects to Life”

Stakeholders finally meet face-to-face for the first time during the “Adana Brings its Projects to Life” workshop 02/11/2021 -       Within the scope of the PEP - Promotion of Economic Prospects Programme financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the last of the three-stage workshop series carried out by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, TEPAV and Adana Metropolitan Municipality, the “Adana Brings its Projects to Life” workshop was held on October 27th, 2021 at the Sheraton Grand Adana Hotel. Adana Governor Süleyman Elban, Adana Metropolitan Mayor Zeydan Karalar, TEPAV and GIZ officials and representatives of various institutions, organizations and NGOs participated in the workshop and evaluated project ideas alongside their roadmaps with regards sustainable agriculture, ma [More]

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Marmara’s Mucilage problem continues to be discussed in Parliament

Commission of experts, including TEPAV’s Project Manager Yakup Peker, presented their findings 21/10/2021 -   The Grand National Assembly of Turkey’s (TMBB) Commission for the Study of the Mucilage Problem met on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Commission members Cengiz Günay, Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Board Member; Ahmet Saygın Baban, TOBB Head of Sectors and Entrepreneurship Department; Yakup Peker, TEPAV Project Manager; Dr. Taşkin Kavzoglu, Gebze Technical University Faculty of Engineering Dean; Dr. Bayram Öztürk, Istanbul University Marine Biology Department Head / President of the Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TÜDAV); and Dr. Yeşim Büyükateş, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Department of Marine Biology Faculty Professor; all made presentations regarding the mucilage issue. During the inquiry, TOBB [More]

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TEPAV organized a Working Session in WTO Public Forum

Director of TEPAV’s G20 Studies Center, Dr. Sait Akman, delivered speech at the event titled “COVID Crisis, Industrial Subsidies and the Way Forward” 12/10/2021 -   TEPAV held a joint working session with Germany's Jena Friedrich Schiller University on Friday, October 1st, 2021, at a Public Forum meeting organized by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Of the current 21st Public Forum, this is the second time in its history that a Turkish organization has been accepted to host such a panel. Experts and academics from international organizations, business and professional organizations and non-governmental organizations participated in the Public Forum, which was held under the main theme of Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience. Among the subthemes discussed at the four-days Public Forum were enhancing resilience of global trade beyond COVID-19; strengthening the multilateral trading syste [More]

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T20 Policy Brief published, “A Regional Connectivity Partnership for the Mediterranean” TEPAV’s Policy Analyst Murat Kenanoğlu co-authors T20 policy brief on enhancing infrastructure and logistics across the Mediterranean.
haber resmi 08/10/2021

    The Think 20 (T20) is a grouping of leading Think Tanks of G20 member states that provide research-based policy advice. The T20 initiative began in 2012 under the Mexican Presidency of the G20 and has since contributed to essential policy dev [More]

T20 Italian Presidency Policy Briefs are Released In part of T20’s mission, trade policy proposals with contributions from TEPAV’s Sait Akman and Bozkurt Aran were published.
haber resmi 22/09/2021

    Under the current G20 Italy presidency, policy briefs prepared by experts from academia, think-tanks and policy centers around the world were published by the Secretariat of the Think20 (T20) Italy, to help leaders of G20 countries in poli [More]

The Istanbul stage of the Facilitating Public-Private Dialogue Mechanisms project has been launched Carried out in collaboration with the GIZ, TEPAV, and Istanbul Planning Agency, the project is to determine ways of improving the resilience of Istanbul’s food systems to shocks.
haber resmi 17/09/2021

    Within the scope of the PEP-Promotion of Economic Prospects Program financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the project which began in Adana and is taking place in Gaziantep as well, “Facilitati [More]

MODERNISATION OF THE TURKEY-EU CUSTOMS UNION: Building a new partnership on past achievements Policy Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp, Prof. Dr. Sanem Baykal, Leyla Karakaya, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Nas, Bengisu Özenç, Güven Sak
haber resmi 04/09/2021

    Turkey-European Union (EU) relations may have had a convoluted and complicated trajectory, but it is probably fair to say that the two parties have reached a degree of integration and interconnectivity that would allow neither side to run the [More]

The Reform of the World Trade Organization: Key Priorities for the G20 In light of T20 policy recommendations with the contributions of TEPAV, global trade and WTO reform is set to be discussed during digital roundtable
haber resmi 03/09/2021

    The Instito Affari Internazionali (IAI), set to host the online webinar, is also the T20 Italy National Co-chair and part of the G20 TIRN (Trade and Investment Research Network). The TIRN, of which TEPAV is founding member, is a cross-coun [More]

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