“Türkiye'de AB Bilgi Merkezleri Ağı’nın Desteklenmesi" projesinin 2020 açılış etkinliği

The 2020 launch event of the Project "Support to the EU Information Centres Network in Turkey"

Tue, 18.02.2020 - 18:26

18/02/2020

The 2020 launch event of the Project "Support to the EU Information Centres Network in Turkey" is held in Ankara with the participation of the Head of the Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Christian Berger; vice-president of the executive board of TOBB, Mr Salih Zeki Murzioğlu; ambassadors of the EU member states and the presidents of chambers and commodity exchanges in Turkey.

The 2020 launch event of the Project "Support to the EU Information Centres Network in Turkey" has started with a meeting of the Head of EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Christian Berger, EU Ambassadors and the presidents of chambers and commodity exchanges in Turkey. A frank discussion took place on regional issues, domestic and international politics as well as further cooperation opportunities.

The highlight of the day is a panel discussion moderated by Nilgün Arısan Eralp, where panellists Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey; Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations; and Assoc. Prof. Özgehan Şenyuva, Chair of the European Studies Program at Middle East Technical University discuss the future of EU Turkey relations. The discussion aims at framing a new narrative for EU Turkey relations in a forward-looking manner.

Apart from creating a forum to discuss EU-Turkey relations amid global challenges, the event also offers the opportunity for future cooperation through networking for participants.

The 23-year-old EU Information Centres initiative is part of the European Union’s public diplomacy strategy in Turkey to promote a better understanding of the EU in Turkey.