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President of the Palestinian National Authority Mr. Mahmoud Abbas Visited Ankara
25/04/2006- 1785 President of the Palestinian National Authority Mr. Mahmoud Abbas who came to Ankara upon an official invitation visited the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and met with its President, Mr. M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu as well [More]
Industrial Estate (OIZ), Middle East, Ankara Forum,
"International Energy Sector Security in a Post-Iraq Threat Environment"
25/04/2006- 1190 Economic Policy Research Institute (TEPAV|EPRI) organized a round-table discussion on "International Energy Sector Security in a Post-Iraq Threat Environment" with the participation of  Prof. Martin Rudner (Director of the Canadian Centre of Intellig [More]
Middle East, Terrorism,
"Peaceful Ways of Conflict Resolution in the Caucasus"
18/04/2006- 1290 Chairman of the Georgian State Commission in charge of the return of Ahiska Turks and the State Minister of Conflict Resolution H.E. Giorgi Khaindrava visited Turkey during April 16-20, 2006 upon the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of t [More]
Parliamentary Elections in Israel
13/04/2006- 1280 With elections recently being held first in Palestine and then in Israel, the peace-process also seems to be at a new crossroads. The electoral victory of Hamas that is still considered  to be a radical organization by many countries around the world [More]
Middle East, Elections,
Turkish Foreign Policy in Relation to the Recent Developments in Iraq
06/04/2006- 1206 Dr. Philip Robins, an Oxford University lecturer in politics came to Ankara in April 2006 to attend a series of meetings. As part of these meetings, Dr. Robins who is also a Fellow at St. Anthony's College with special reference to the Middle East, v [More]
Middle East, Civil War,
A New Conflict in the Middle East?: Where Would Iran's Nuclear Maneuvers Lead Us?
21/02/2006- 1871 On February 21, 2006, the Economic Policy Research Institute (Tepav|Epri) organized a meeting entitled "A New Conflict in the Middle East?: Where would Iran's Nuclear Maneuver's Lead Us?". In this meeting which was moderated by the former Turkish Amb [More]
Middle East, Nuclear Weapons,
"American Business Forum in Turkey"
14/02/2006- 2247 On February 2006, TEPAV's Economist Esen Çağlar and TOBB's EU Director Mustafa Bayburtlu made a joint presentation about the Palestinian Industrial Free Zone (PIFZ), at an event organized by the "American Business Forum in Turkey." The purpose of the [More]
Industrial Estate (OIZ), Middle East,
TEPAV | EPRI Organized a Meeting for the Presentation of the Report `Global Economic Prospects 2006'
27/01/2006- 1149 TEPAV | EPRI organized a meeting for the presentation of the report titled ‘Global Economic Prospects 2006' on January 27th, 2006 at TOBB Economy and Technology University.  This report is an annual World Bank flagship published in the fall/winter of [More]
Remittances, Migration,
Training Needs of Municipalities within the Local Administration Reform Process
25/01/2006- 1340 EU accession process and other global trends have been driving Turkish public administration to undergo a major reform along the democratic values of devolution-delegation of power, participatory processes in planning, implementation and monitoring a [More]
Local Governance, Public Administration,
Energy Sector Reform Round Table: Where Are We? What Should Be Done?
17/01/2006- 1301 Energy Sector Working Group of the TEPAV|EPRI Governance Studies Progamme aims at monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the reform as well as forewarning decision makers and public opinion  of  the possible risks to be confronted in the sec [More]
Energy, Regulation,