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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)

From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Summer 2018 issue marks the 11th annual edition that we are publishing with the support of NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division. This long-standing partnership has helped TPQ in its efforts to feature nuanced and diverse opinions on the security policy challenges facing Turkey, the region, and the transatlantic community. Over the years, we have had the privilege of bringing the...
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