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Support for EU membership rises to 66 percent among young people between the ages of 18-24

“Turkish Public Opinion Survey on Support for EU Membership and Perception on Europe 2019.” has been published. 13/01/2020 -     ANKARA – TEPAV, with the support of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and the Economic Development Foundation (İKV), published a study titled “Turkish Public Opinion Survey on Support for EU Membership and Perception on Europe 2019.” Unlike the previous versions of the study in 2015, 2016, and 2017, the scope of the recent one has been expanded and the study’s methodology has been revised. MetroPoll Strategic and Social Research Center conduct the field research through face-to-face interview with 4,506 individuals from 3 [More]

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Rwanda’s Renaissance

The meeting titled “Rwanda’s Renaissance" took place in TEPAV with the participation of Rwanda’s Ambassador to Ankara H.E. Williams Nkurunziza and Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sedat Aybar. 17/12/2019 -   The event was held with the cooperation of the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Ankara and TEPAV at TEPAV building on Friday, December 13, 2019, and with attendance by national and international non-governmental organizations, representatives of public institutions, representatives of foreign missions, academics and students. The event commenced with the opening speech of Ambassador Murat Ersavcı, Director Economic and Political Policy Center at TEPAV. Speaking of Rwanda's efforts to circumvent the genocide, Ersavcı asserted that Rwanda, which has [More]

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“Croatia as a bridge between Central Europe, the Mediterranean and South East Europe”

19th Diplomacy and Peace Seminar 13/12/2019 -     ANKARA – 19th Diplomacy and Peace Seminar was cordially held by TEPAV, TOBB-ETU and the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Ankara on December 11th, 2019, Wednesday at TEPAV. National and international non-governmental organizations, representatives of public institutions, representatives of foreign missions as well as faculty members and students attended the Seminar. The meeting began with welcoming remarks by the Director of EU Studies Center at TEPAV, Nilgün Arısan Eralp. Stating Croatia has always been a great partner to Turkey, Arısan Eralp a [More]

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Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today

“Human Development Report 2019” has been launched at TEPAV 11/12/2019 -     ANKARA – Human Development Report 2019’s launching meeting was organized by TEPAV and the United Nations Development Program Turkey on Tuesday December 10th, 2019 at TEPAV Building. National and international non-governmental organizations, representatives of public institutions, representatives of foreign mission, faculty members and students attended the meeting. The meeting started with TEPAV Managing Director Güven Sak’s welcoming remarks. Like the Report, Sak also focused on inequalities in his speech and evaluated Turkey’s standing in the Repor [More]

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The European Coal and Steel Community Is the Answer to the Drilling Problem in Cyprus
Where there is a will, there is a perfect way

Policy Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp   09/12/2019 -     EU is known to be a successful peace project. It all started after the II World War with the joint management of coal and steel that are the essential elements of weapons. European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), by pooling coal and steel production, has made war between historic opponents France and Germany “not merely unthinkable, but materially impossible”. It is very difficult to understand why EU has been watching a lingering and even escalating drilling problem in Cyprus and impose counterproductive sanctions rather that coming up with construc [More]

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Turkey’s Middle Corridor and Belt and Road Initiative: Coherent or Conflicting? Evaluation Note/ Dr. M. Sait Akman
haber resmi 03/12/2019     Following President Xi’s visits to Kazakhstan and to South East Asia in 2013, China unveiled its grand Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), with two main components, namely the “Silk Road Economic Belt” (SREB), a network of transportation starting [More]
NATO and Turkey: Actions Should Speak Louder Than Words Evaluation Note/ Haldun Yalçınkaya
haber resmi 19/11/2019     Turkey’s NATO membership has been questioned in the international media, as well as a vast array of social media accounts. If one were to go by these comments alone, it would appear as though Turkey’s exit from NATO was imminent. Moreover, th [More]
The Parlous State Of Turkey-EU Relations:Searching for a Bridge over Troubled Waters Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp
haber resmi 18/11/2019     Turkey and the European Union (EU) have always been mutually dependent via several economic, political, diplomatic and cultural links.  Hence, in principle, they should count on each other to formulate and implement solutions for key challeng [More]
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Two Astonishing Aspects of The New European Commission Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp
haber resmi 12/09/2019     On 10th of September, the new European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen has presented the commissioner designates put forward by the member states. They will go through the scrutiny of the European Parliament through the hearings to [More]
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Logbook of The Turkish Economy| Fifth Log Turkish TARP: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions | Burak Dalgın, Güven Sak
haber resmi 11/09/2019   We published two papers in April and May 2019 to make the case for a Turkish Troubled Assets Restructuring Program (“TARP”). Our main argument was that a public private partnership was needed to carve out toxic assets (non-performing and watc [More]

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