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Differing Visions for Turkey-EU Engagement

TPQ Roundtable: “Differing Visions for Turkey-EU Engagement”

Location: Netherlands Consulate at the Palais de Hollande, Istanbul

Date:  9 October 2018

 

OVERVIEW

In conjunction with the Spring 2018 Issue of Turkish Policy Quarterly (TPQ) on “Differing Visions for Turkey-EU engagement,” TPQ is holding an in-depth discussion on the prospect of a reset between Brussels and Ankara and the conditions that need to be met. Discussion topics will include key issues on the agenda: visa exemption for Turkish citizens, updating the Customs Union, security cooperation, and maintaining a constructive dialogue on Turkey’s reform agenda. This roundtable will be hosted by the Netherlands Consulate at the Palais de Hollande in Istanbul.

 

PROGRAM

5:00-5:30pm – Registration

5:30-5:40pm – Opening Remarks

5:40-7:00pm – Panel Presentation

7:00-7:30pm – Open Discussion and Q&A

 

Marjanne de Kwaasteniet, Newly Appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Turkey 

 

Moderator:

Gül Günver Turan, President, Turkey-European Union Association

 

Speakers:

Metin Gürcan, Researcher, Istanbul Policy Center

Zümrüt İmamoğlu, Chief Economist, TÜSİAD

Ayhan Zeytinoğlu, President, Economic Development Foundation

Samuel Vesterbye, Managing Director of the European Neighbourhood Council (ENC)