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Gaziantep shapes its Future: Gaziantep pushing its boundaries

The second of the three workshops was held virtually on April 14-15 in cooperation with GIZ, TEPAV, and the Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality 27/04/2022 -   Within the scope of the PEP - Promotion of Economic Prospects Programme financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the second of the three workshops with the title “Gaziantep Shapes its Future: Gaziantep pushing its limits” was carried out virtually on April 14-15, 2022 with the cooperation of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, TEPAV, and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality. The first of the three workshops, where the current problems and opportunities of Gaziantep were identified, was held on November 9-10, 2021. In the second workshop, project ideas developed by experts and TEPAV staff were presented to participants in and outside of Gaziantep in sub-gro [More]

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“Russia’s War Against Ukraine – The Ukrainian Perspective”

TEPAV welcomed the Ambassador of Ukraine to Ankara, Mr. Vasyl Bodnar. 12/04/2022 -     ANKARA - TEPAV hosted the Ambassador of Ukraine to Ankara, Mr. Vasyl Bodnar for a discussion on “Russia’s War against Ukraine – The Ukrainian Perspective” on Thursday, On April 7th, 2022. On this occasion the Ambassador presented his views regarding the current situation about the Russian attack on Ukraine. Opening remarks, the introduction of the speaker and moderation of the discussion was made by Ambassador (retd) Murat Ersavcı, TEPAV Center Director for Economic and Political Policies. The meeting was attended by a large number of academics, NGOs, and members of some think tanks, as well as representatives of the foreign missions located in Ankara. Ambassador Bodnar pointed out since the very start of the Russian invasion, the [More]

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What happened to the Turkish Lira

Evaluation Note / Güven Sak 22/03/2022 -   In 2001 Turkey was hit by one of its most significant economic crises. As a founding external member of the newly established Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) I had a chance to witness the adoption of the stabilization package that was designed at the time by Kemal Derviş, an economist at the World Bank. In the end, the stabilization packaged worked well under the auspices of the IMF thanks to the adoption of its orthodox economic policies. ORTHODOX POLICIES BRING SUCCESS Inflation at the outset was at around 80 percent, but by 2005 it had declined to around 8 percent. Then Prime Minister, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who came to power in 2002, adopted the IMF-backed economic reform package of the p [More]

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“Winds of Change: Where Are Turkey-Israel Relations Heading?”

With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the transfer of Eastern Mediterranean gas to Europe via Turkey is now on the agenda again. 18/03/2022 -   The event titled “Winds of Change: Where Are Turkey-Israel Relations Heading?” was carried-out online under the leadership of the Israel-based Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), on Wednesday March 9, 2022. In the first panel of the event titled "Diplomatic and Political Issues", the panelists touched upon the prominent issues in Israel and Turkey’s relations Pointing out the vitality to diversify areas of cooperation between Turkey and Israel, the leading actors of the region, the panelists underlined that the balance of power in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region is shifting. The panelists added that deepened cooperation between the two prominent actors would contribute to stability in the region. The panelists [More]

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Turkey-Germany-EU Relations in an Era of Geopolitical Turmoil

Policy Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp, Senem Aydın Düzgit, Atila Eralp, Fuat Keyman, Çiğdem Nas 17/03/2022 -   The advent of the Social Democratic Party (SPD)-Green Party-Free Democratic Party (FDP) coalition government in Germany formed in December 2021 has, among other issue areas, ushered in discussions on the implications for European foreign policy as well the EU’s relations with countries in its immediate neighborhood, including Turkey. With the onset of the Russia-Ukraine war in February 2022, the new government has found itself in a rapidly changing geopolitical context, where it has substantially increased its defense commitments in the face of Russian aggression, making a U-turn in its foreign and security policy, and played a key role in bringing Europe closer than ever on forging a unified foreign policy with a stronger defense co [More]

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“Roundtable on The Future of Turkey-EU Business Relations” TEPAV welcomed the President of Eurochambres, Mr. Luc Frieden.
haber resmi 14/03/2022

    ANKARA - To discuss the future of Turkey-EU Business Relations and challenges in the light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, green transformation and the current Russia-Ukraine War, a meeting organized on March 10, 2022, between 9:30-10:30 at TEPAV. [More]

Istanbul Discusses its Food System: Fair, Resilient and Sustainable The first workshop of the project, in cooperation with GIZ, TEPAV, and the Istanbul Planning Agency was held virtually on January 15.
haber resmi 26/01/2022

    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, “Istanbul Discusses its Food System: Fair, Res [More]
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Radical and destructive cult groups: concept and theoretical framework Evaluation Note / Hilmi Demir, PhD
haber resmi 14/12/2021

    On November 18th, 1978, in Jonestown, Guyana, 909 people committed the largest mass suicide recorded to date. Many of the dead were children. “Die with your honor. Don’t lie down with pain and tears like that. Death is nothing but a step t [More]

TEPAV and ECFR host discussion on “Developments in the Caucasus” Richard Giragosian provides key insight on Armenia and its neighbors
haber resmi 08/12/2021

    On December 7th, 2021, TEPAV in cooperation with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) hosted Richard Giragosian for a discussion on “Developments in the Caucasus.” Giragosian, outside of numerous publications and holding public of [More]

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.
haber resmi 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-Privat [More]
Public-Private Sector Dialogue,

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