Ambassador (R) Namık Tan, who was Turkey’s Ambassador to the Washington D.C from 2010 to 2014, welcomed as a guest of honour at the fourth series of GPoT Talks. At this meeting, which was open to a limited number of participants, Mr. Tan addressed a speech on “Turkey-US Relations”. In the meeting, which was in an interactive tone, the past, present and future of Turkish-American Relations were discussed.
Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) of Istanbul Kultur University organized a roundtable meeting titled “Energy, Security and International Law in the Eastern Mediterranean” on December 20, 2019. The meeting started with welcoming remarks and opening speeches by GPoT Director Prof. Dr.
IKU-GPoT organized a roundtable meeting entitled “Syrian Issue in the Light of Current Affairs” on 1 November 2019. The meeting started with welcome remarks of GPoT Director Mensur Akgün.
On 23 October 2019, Istanbul Kültür University-affiliated Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) and Marmara University-affiliated Research Center For International Relations (MURCIR) organized a workshop titled “Regional Studies in Turkey”.
Istanbul Kültür University, on 24 May 2019, in cooperation with Global Political Trends Center (GPoT), History Foundation and International Relations Council (NEC) hosted the "Workshop on International Relations in its 100th Anniversary".
8 Ağustos 2019 tarihinde İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi Ataköy yerleşkesinde GPoT stajyerleri ve araştırmacılarının da katıldığı "Türk Dış Politikası ve Suriye" konulu yuvarlak masa toplantısı düzenlendi. GPoT Birim Başkanı Prof. Dr. Mensur Akgün moderatörlüğünde gerçekleştirilen toplantıya GPoT araştırmacılarından Yasin Küçükkaya ve Emekli Büyükelçi Dr. Oğuz Çelikkol Türkiye açısından Suriye’deki mevcut gelişmelerin yaratabileceği fırsat ve zorlukları ele aldılar. ABD ile Türkiye arasında devam eden güvenli bölge tartışmaları ve İdlib’deki durum toplantının ana gündemini oluşturmaktaydı.
Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) hosted the International Relations Society of the London School of Economics (LSE) on April 4, 2019. With honorable Ambassador Oğuz Çelikkol, whom outlined the main priorities on Turkish foreign policy as well as shared his diplomatic experiences in the field. Amb. Çelikkol also answered the questions of the students about Turkey and its future. The meeting has gathered the students of LSE with our International Relations students.
The third round of the Talks organized by the Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) was held on March 1, 2019 at the Ataköy campus of İstanbul Kültür University (İKÜ). Serving as the Consul General of Turkey in Jerusalem since November 14, 2016, Ambassador Gürcan Türkoğlu, hosted as a guest of honor in which the Israeli-Palestinian issue, both the historical process and the current dimensions were discussed together.
Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) of Istanbul Kültür University (IKU) organized a meeting on 18 January 2019 regarding Cyprus issue in which TRNC Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Kudret Özersay as guest of honor. This event was held as a roundtable meeting, which was open to a limited number of participants. The addressing speeches of the meeting was made by IKU Rector Prof. Dr. Erhan Güzel and the head of Department of International Relations and Head of GPoT Center Prof. Dr. Mensur Akgün.
This year, the second Kartepe Summit was held on October 26-28, which hosted by the Republic of Turkey Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality. The main theme of the Summit has been specified as “Migration, Refugees, and Humanity”.