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What is on the Agenda?

  • Başkan von der Leyen: Türkiye, Avrupa Birliği ile yapıcı bir şekilde yeniden angaje olma niyetini göstermektedir

    Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel, following their meeting with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    04/12/2021 - 14:59
    Indeed, Turkey shows interest in re-engaging with the European Union in a constructive way. Wehave come to Turkey to give our relationship a new momentum. And in this respect, we had aninteresting first meeting with President Erdoğan. And indeed, we discussed four areas in-depth inwhich the European Union and Turkey would both benefit from enhanced cooperation.
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  • Charles Michel Basın Toplantısı

    Remarks by President Charles Michel after the meeting in Ankara with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    04/06/2021 - 22:43
    Today we had frank discussions with President Erdogan on the future of EU-Turkey relations. At our European Council meeting last month, we discussed the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the EU's relationship with Turkey. The EU's strategic interest remains a stable and secure environment in the Eastern Mediterranean and a mutually beneficial and positive relationship with Turkey. We welcome the continuation of the bilateral exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey, and we welcome the forthcoming visit of the Greek Foreign Minister to Turkey.
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  • The Council of Europe is launching a call for grants, which will be open to applications by the municipalities registered in Turkey

    Grant call for proposals: Awareness raising on child trafficking and/or trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation in Turkey

    04/01/2021 - 16:49
    Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II - action on “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of human trafficking in Turkey”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for grants, which will be open to applications by the municipalities registered in Turkey.
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  • AB ve Türkiye bayrakları

    EU-Turkey relations: the need to build bridges

    03/30/2021 - 16:34
    High Representative/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell's blog post on EU-Turkey relations. Last week, the European Council opened what could be a new chapter in EU-Turkey relations. EU leaders are ready to engage on important avenues of cooperation including the modernisation of the Customs Union, the relaunching of high-level dialogues and people-to-people contacts, plus strengthened cooperation on migration management.
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  • Borrell: Daha yapıcı bir pozisyon sergilenmesi ve bunun devamlılığının sağlanması için Türkiye ile aktif çalışmalarımızı sürdürmemiz gerektiğine inanıyorum.

    A new chapter in EU-Turkey relations?

    03/30/2021 - 13:22
    The news has been somewhat better on another front where we had many tensions before, namely EU-Turkey relations. With EU Ministers, we agreed that there has been an improvement when it comes to the overall rhetoric used and the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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  • Büyükelçi Meyer-Landrut ve eşi

    Ambassador Meyer-Landrut underlined EU’s commitment to support Turkey’s on-going efforts for Syrian refugees

    03/29/2021 - 14:55
    Head of EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut has reaffirmed EU support towards the country's efforts to keep Syrian refugees safe. He spent two days visiting eastern border province of Hatay, where nearly half a million Syrians have been welcomed.   During his visit, held on 18-19 March, he was pleased to see how EU support has changed the lives of many who have faced devastating effects of on-going-war in Syria.  
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    Statement of the members of the European Council, 25 March 2021

    03/26/2021 - 10:26
    Following the informal video conference on 25 March 2021, the members of the European Council adopted a statement on COVID-19, single market, industrial policy, digital and the economy, the Eastern Mediterranean and Russia. Statement of the members of the European Council, 25 March 2021 Visit the meeting page
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  • Josep Borrell speaking

    European Council: Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell upon arrival

    03/26/2021 - 08:33
    Check against delivery! Today I am going to present to the [European] Council, together with the President of the Commission [Ursula von der Leyen], our report about our relationship with Turkey. On the last month, we have seen positive developments on the part of Turkey, but the situation remains fragile. Today, we are going to study measures in order to consolidate this positive tendency and, for the way ahead, I have identified a couple of measures in a double-track approach.
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  • Harvesting green stories from the EU neighbourhood, and beyond

    The ETF harvests good practice on skills for the green transition

    03/25/2021 - 18:04
    Turin, 25 March 2021 – The European Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a call for examples of good practice on the role of skills in empowering the green transition. The call, entitled ’Green transition: education, trainingand skills’ aims to collect stories about how education, training and skills development is supporting the shift towards sustainable, clean, carbon-neutral circular economies and societies. The goal is to provide ideas and inspiration for education and training policy-makers and practitioners in the EU neighbourhood and beyond.
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  • AB Delegasyonu Başkanı Büyükelçi Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut konuşuyor

    New EU funded project will combat document forgery in border management

    03/24/2021 - 12:07
    ANKARA – Representatives from the European Union Delegation to Turkey, Ministry of Interior (MoI), Turkish National Police, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), General Command of Gendarmerie, Turkish Coast Guard Command (TCG), Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), Directorate General of Provincial Administration (DGPA), Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU) and International Organization for Migration (IOM), gathered for the launch of a new EU-funded project that aims to contribute to the ongoing efforts of the Government of Turke
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