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H. Gül Günver Turan

Turkey : Economic Outcome and Elections : Interview with Dimitri Bettoni from OBCT ( https://www.balcanicaucaso.org/eng/Areas/Turkey/Turkey-Economy-and-Elections-188693)

You will find below the original interview done by Dimtri Bettoni with Turabder’s President Gül Günver Turan which was later on shortened to fit the required 10.000 characters. The final interview can be found on the website of the Ossevatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa. (https://www.balcanicaucaso.org/eng/Areas/Turkey/Turkey-Economy-and-Elections-188693…

H. Gül Günver Turan

THE “D”s IN TURKEY – EU RELATIONS: SOME REFLECTIONS (http://turkishpolicy.com/article/907/the-ds-in-turkey-eu-relations-some-reflections)

What is there to be said about Turkey’s relations with the EU that has not already been said? We are in 2018, celebrating the 60th year of the start of Turkey’s relations with the EU. We have lived 60 years of ups and downs in these relations which can be classified into seven periods whose defining characteristics and…

Zeynep Alemdar

Bitcoin İle İnsan Hakları Arasında Türkiye’de Yeniden AB’yi Düşünmek

Yönetim Kurulu Üyemiz Doç.Dr. Zeynep Alemdar'ın bu yazısı Sosyal Demokrat Dergisinde yayınlanmıştır.Bakınız http://www.sosyaldemokratdergi.org/zeynep-alemdar-bitcoin-ile-insan-haklari-arasinda-turkiyede-yeniden-abyi-dusunmek/ 2016 yılında yapılan bir araştırmaya göre, yapay zeka Avrupa İnsan Hakları Mahkemesi kararlarının…

Deniz Şenol Sert

On Migrant Women

Turkey-European Union Association Board Member Deniz Şenol Sert participated at the panel discussion entitled Unlocking the Potential: Women Leadership for a Human-Centric, Environment-Friendly Future at the 8th Bosphorus Summit. Below is the summary of her presentation that focused on migrant women: “How…

Zeynep Alemdar

Almanya ve Fransa Seçimlerinin Ardından AB’nin Geleceğine İlişkin Olasılıklar

TURABDER Başkan Yardımcımız  Doç. Dr. Zeynep Alemdar Boğaziçi Üniversitesi-TÜSİAD Dış Politika Forumu’nun  “Almanya ve Fransa Seçimlerinin Ardından AB’nin Geleceğine İlişkin Olasılıklar” başlıklı toplantısına katılarak bir konuşma yaptı.  Dış Politika Forumu Direktörü Prof.…

H. Gül Günver Turan

Turkey EU relations in the short, medium and long term

Mutual distrust and interdependency, mix of conflict and cooperation are terms which have characterized  Turkey’s  relations with the Eu  for decades. I have now been asked to look into my  crystal ball and talk about possible scenarios for Turkey in respect to its accession to the EU. Modelling scenarios…

H. Gül Günver Turan

L'Avocate du Diable

During the panel organized by the Institut du Bosphore which took place last year. I said the following. I was pessimist but tried to be optimist . I wonder what I'll say this year on their 8.th congress. "Etre l'avocate du diable n'est pas chose facile surtout lorsque l'on est en face d'un diable à multiples…

Turabder

Migration Issues Discussed on Europe Day ( in Turkish)

 Genel Sonuç : Avrupa Günü'nün World Café bölümünde öğrencilerin göç konusundaki Önerileri Göç ile ilgili olarak tartışılan ilk konu Avrupa Birliği’nden gelecek olan fonların kullanımı ile ilgiliydi. Türkiye Cumhuriyeti hükümetinin, gelecek fonları Afet ve Acil Durum Yönetimi Başkanlığı, AFAD’a aktarılmasını…

Turabder

Customs' Union Agreement and Turkey's Economic Relations with the EU ( in Turkish)

 Genel Sonuç : Avrupa Günü'nün World Café bölümünde öğrencilerin göç konusundaki Önerileri Göç ile ilgili olarak tartışılan ilk konu Avrupa Birliği’nden gelecek olan fonların kullanımı ile ilgiliydi. Türkiye Cumhuriyeti hükümetinin, gelecek fonları Afet ve Acil Durum Yönetimi Başkanlığı, AFAD’a aktarılmasını…

Turabder

Justice Freedom and Security Issues Discussed on Europe Day (in Turkish)

Genel Sonuç : Avrupa Günü'nün World Café bölümünde Öğrencilerin Vurguladıkları Öneriler. STK’ların Türkiye AB arasındaki ilişkisinde rolünü tartışırken öğrencilerden gelen çözümler: Bütün STK’lar baskı grubu oluşturmalılar. STK’ların bağımsızlığı için bir güvence (yargı&yasa) sağlanmalı. STK’ların topluma…

Turabder

Judiciary and Fundamental Rights Issues discussed on Europe Day ( in Turkish)

Çıkan öneriler  üç başlıkta toplanmıştır 1. 15 Temmuz sonrası gelişmeler ve OHAL ile ilgili önerilere bakıldığında en çok altı çizilen önerinin OHAL’in bir an önce kaldırılması ve uygulandığı sürece de hukuk devletine uygun icra edilmesi olmuştur. Katılımcılar, OHAL’in keyfi bir düzen olmadığını ve bunun da Türkiye’nin…

European Movement Int.

Policy Update on EU Finances

Reflection paper on the future of EU finances to be published Today, the Commission will publish its reflection paper on the future of EU finances, the fifth and final reflection paper that sketches the possible future scenarios for the EU and its Member States. The reflection paper follows the publication of the ‘Monti Report’…

EM int

Is Democracy in Crisis – Launch of ALL (Vanessa Cotterell)

Launch of new Alliance for Democracy On 7 June 2017 the European Movement International launched the ALL campaign, a pro-European alliance to support European cooperation and democracy. Read the press release about the launch here. The ALL campaign works in partnership with civil society organisations,…

EM int

Progress on youth unemployment and the skills gap

Progress on youth unemployment and the skills gap This week, various EU institutions focus on tackling the skills gap. On Monday 22, the Council on Education, Youth, Culture and Sports adopted a conclusion on life skills for young people’s development together with a recommendation on the European Qualifications…

EM int

Safeguarding peace and stability in the Western Balkans demands the EU’s full involvement

Safeguarding peace and stability in the Western Balkans demands the EU’s full involvement  Conflicts are flaring up in the Western Balkans, jeopardising not only regional relations but also the European integration process of many of the (potential) candidate countries. These recent developments have exposed the fragility…

Lukáš Veselý

Can Europe Converge On What ‘Convergence’ Should Mean?

  2017 is the year of choices: after important elections in several Member States, the European integration process can be reinvigorated in the autumn with a renewed sense of purpose, or it can continue to decline in a cacophony of national voices deaf to each other. Some of the key upcoming reflections on the future of the…

Sebastían Royo

Is There A Future For Social Democracy In Europe?

  The response to the Great Recession from European social democratic/centre-left parties, with some notable exceptions like Portugal’s, was largely to implement the austerity policies of the right: they bailed out the banks and the bondholders, and they tightened fiscal policies and supported loose monetary ones. The…

EM int

Proposals for a more Fair, Safe, Sustainable and Inclusive EU

On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty, we would like to take the opportunity to look forward and lay out our proposals for the future of the European Union. Concrete action is needed that will improve the lives of all Europeans and deliver a more fair, safe, sustainable and inclusive EU. Increasing citizens’…

H. Gül Günver Turan

A Summary of What I discussed at the Turkey-EU Civil Society Meeting held in London

As the representative of the Turkey EU Association, member of the European Movement.int since 1980, I would have expected that the issues discussed to-day in London on how to secure a more prosperous, more secure, more powerful and more democratic future for the EU would have already been solved. But alas such is not the case,  …

Emma Klever

Crafting a way forward – European Movement Proposals

The decision of Britain to leave the EU puts the European idea to a test. We have to openly discuss the state of our Union, and the way forward. It is our responsibility to offer bold solutions to the pressing challenges facing all European citizens. Nationalist and anti-European forces are exploiting people’s insecurities…

Dilara Mumcu Akan

Female Laborforce Participation in Turkey

This is the abstract of a paper I presented at the Conference in , Gammarth Tunisia entitled  «Femmes du Sud, Femmes du Nord, Osons La Réussite» The size and quality of the human capital in countries is one of the driving forces behind the economic and social development.The policies pursued and activities…

H. Gül Günver Turan

Communiqué du séminaire à Rome 27 & 28 octobre 2016

Communiqué du séminaire à Rome 27 & 28 octobre 2016 Il faut agir ensemble pour développer les régions rurales du Sud et du Nord Méditerranée La Fondation du Dialogue Sud-Nord Méditerranée, présidée par M. NOTHOMB, Ministre d’Etat de la Belgique, en partenariat avec la Bibliothèque d’Alexandrie, réunit depuis 2006 tous…

Petros Fassoulas

Women of Europe Awards

Women of Europe Awards The Women of Europe Awards is a new initiative by the European Movement International and the European Women’s Lobby, building upon the national awards of several National European Movement Councils. The awards will be handed out to honour women striving to advance the European project in their…

Europen Movement Ireland

EM Ireland: Just the Facts – Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU

Background On 1 July Slovakia took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) for the upcoming 6 months. This transfer marks the first time Slovakia has held the Presidency and the second phase of the current rotation, the Presidency having previously been held by the Netherlands and still to be held…

Ilter Turan

BREXIT FROM A TURKISH PERSPECTIVE

BREXIT FROM A TURKISH PERSPECTIVE   Ilter TURAN Istanbul Bilgi University Member of TURABDER   The decision of the British people to leave the EU has produced three types of responses in Turkey. To not a negligible group who are busy in making the ends meet, whatever happens in the EU is their business…

EM int

European Movement Int statements on Istanbul Airport Attack

Petros Fassoulas Secretary General   29th June 2016 - 13:32 GMT Following the deadly attacks at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport, the European Movement International shares its condolences with the family and friends of the 41 victims and 239 wounded. The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport is only the latest…

LECE - ELEC

« L'avenir des échanges, des investissements et des négociations commerciales internationales»

Ligue européenne de Coopération économique   Commission économique et sociale Milan, le 17 juin 2016 « L'avenir des échanges, des investissements et des négociations commerciales internationales» Original : français   Recommandation adoptée par la Commission économique et sociale le 17 juin 2016…

Philippe Jurgensen

Les électeurs britanniques ont décidé : leur pays va quitter l'Union européenne

Les électeurs britanniques ont décidé : leur pays va quitter l'Union européenne. C'est une catastrophe pour l'Europe, réduite en dimension, affaiblie, peut-être menacée d'autres ruptures. C'est encore plus une catastrophe pour un Royaume-Uni qui apparait aujourd'hui surtout comme un Royaume désuni, entre…

Turabder

Turabder's Answers to EMint's questions on Enlargement Policies in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Enlargement Consultations Political Committee “Europe in the World”   In order to update EMI Policy Position on Enlargement, well in advance of the annual Progress Reports that will be presented by the European Commission in the autumn, European Movement int has sent us a questionnaire with a couple of stimulating…

EM int

CIVIL SOCIETY AND BEYOND

Civil Society and Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path | Belgrade, Serbia | February 25-26, 2016 The two day International Conference “Civil Society and Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path” was organized on February 25-26, 2016 by the European Movement International and European Movement…

LECE - ELEC

Turkey as a European and regional hub: Implications for Euro-Mediterranean relations

                 XIIth CONFERENCE of the MEDITERRANNEAN COMMISSION                                    Turkey as a European and regional hub                …

Tunay İnce

The Federation of EU Associations in Turkey had been founded on May 9, 2014

Turkey had applied to join the EU in 1987 and became eligible in 1997. In October 2004  it was declared that accession  negotiations  would be started  and that parallel to accession negotiations the EU would engage in an intensive political and cultural dialogue. To enhance mutual understanding…

H. Gül Günver Turan

Face to Face with Illusions and Realities

Having promised this blog to TPQ we did agree that we could post it on our website under the condition that we cited them. The original article can also be found at:    http://turkishpolicy.com/blog/11/face-to-face-with-illusions-and-realities#.Vryw-uKB5NM.mailto On the occasion of the International Peace Congress…

Avrupa Parlementosu - European Parliament

Work conducted within the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs on sanctions to be implemented to ensure enforcement of EU's values in case of their infringements by EU members

  Monika Flašíková Beňová  Scoreboard on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental rights There are several instruments we can refer to when a EU Member State is not in line with EU laws, but what happens when a Member State, acting outside the scope of EU law, does not respect fundamental rights? Art 7 TEU is the only Treaty-based…

Petros Fassoulas

Note from Brussels by Petros Fassoulas Secretary General of European Movement int. : The proposal for a new settlement for the UK within the EU.

Note from Brussels – The proposals for a new settlement for the UK within the EU. The President of the EU Council has written to heads of state and government with his proposals for a new settlement for the UK within the EU. They are the outcome of intense diplomacy between the UK, the EU institutions and fellow member…

Deniz Şenol Sert

Migration and Refugees

OzU Migration Studies Research Network was created as a blog to share outputs of recent studies conducted by researchers affiliated with Özyeğin University as well as other local and international researchers on Turkey working on migration issues, especially those related to the recent migration crisis affecting the…

EM int

Woman of Europe Award / Women of Europe Network

Woman of Europe Award / Women of Europe Network With the aim of reviving the Woman of Europe Award, interested EMI members have met and shared ideas to prepare a new proposal for a Woman of Europe project: Mission statement Realising that the role of women in the European project remains largely unrecognized, the European Movement…

EM int

Security Policy Position

Security Policy Position - Draft for first discussion - The European Union currently finds itself in a strategic environment that has changed fundamentally over the past years. The international system is in flux, with shifting power balances, the emergence of new actors on the global stage, and new threats to Europe’s security.…

Zeynep Alemdar

Activities Realized in 2015 by the Women in Foreign Policy Initiative

The 2015 Activities of the Women in Foreign Policy Initiative founded by Associate Prof. Dr. Zeynep Alemdar, Rana Birden Çorbacıoğlu and Christina Bache Fidan were as follows: 1. Two activities were realized to commemorate the 15 th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSRC 1325)  on…

H. Gül Günver Turan

Société Civile et Etat

Plus de 25 pays étaient représentés par des associations de la société civile  dans ce Troisième Congrès du Dialogue Sud-Nord Méditerranée organisé à Tunis entre le 7 et 9 Juin 2012 et portant  sur le partenariat qui pourrait exister entre « la Société civile et l’Autorité ».   Ce dialogue…

H. Gül Günver Turan

Seven Answers to Seven Questions

1. I listened to the reasons bringing you from the idea of being a ballerina to the one of being an economist. What brought you to focus also on the themes of youth unemployment and non-formal education and the role  civil societies can have in this field? Answer: Having lived and studied in Algeria and Egypt, having travelled…

EM int

Prof. Turan's speech at the EMI Montenegro Congress (21-23 November 2013)

Prof. Turan's speech at the EMI Montenegro Congress (21-23 November 2013) Prof Turan stated that the Annual Enlargement Strategy Paper and the Progression reports were prepared at a time where enlargement fatigue, doubts about the economic future, fears for the euro, unsolved unemployment, lower growth rates and fears of deflation…