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Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey | The Jerusalem Post

"A serious security problem occurred in the Middle East after the so-called Arab Spring," says Turkish Foreign Ministry official Mesut Ozcan.

Turkey sees regional secur ity concerns as a main factor in the prospect to normalize ties with Israel, Turkish Foreign Ministry official Mesut Ozcan said Friday

Topic: Israel , 27.6.2016 - Istanbul

Turkish and Norwegian Scholars on the Arab Spring

On 23 and 24 May 2013 directors of GPoT Center, Mensur Akgün and Sylvia Tiryaki, participated in sessions at a Norwegian Institute of International Affairs’ (NUPI) conference entitled “Turkish and Norwegian Scholars on the arab spring”.

Topic: Middle East , 24.5.2013 - Oslo

Turkish and Norwegian perspectives on the Arab spring | NUPI

The conference “Turkish and Norwegian Scholars on the arab spring” will take place on 23 and 24 May. The goal is to increase cooperation between Turkey and Norway on peace and reconciliation efforts in the Middle East.

Topic: Other , 23.5.2013 - Oslo

High Strategic Studies of the Mediterranean Sea

GPoT Center hosted approximately 40 participants for the 2013 cycle of the High Strategic Studies of the Mediterranean Sea. 9-month long study programs of this kind have been organized by the Mediterranean Foundation of Strategic Studies in partnership with the Institute of High Studies of National Defense for almost two decades.

Topic: Middle East , 3.4.2013 - Istanbul

Iran disappointed with Arab Spring, says Canadian Mideast expert | Today's Zaman | Sevgi Akarçeşme

Canadian Middle Eastern expert Dr. Peter Jones from the University of Ottawa, who served as a senior analyst for the Security and Intelligence Secretariat of the Privy Council of Canada, said yesterday in İstanbul that Iran's initial optimism about the arab spring faded away with the disappointment that the countries in the region did not follow the Iranian model as expected by Iran's religious leadership.

Topic: Middle East , 8.11.2012 - Istanbul

Iran and the Impact of the Arab Spring Uprisings

GPoT Center hosted Dr. Peter Jones, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs of University of Ottawa, Canada, to speak about Iran and its position amid recent regional challenges and impact of the "arab spring" uprisings, on the 8th of November, 2012.

Topic: Middle East , 8.11.2012 - Istanbul

EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2012

Following the workshop entitled “The Multilateral Track of Euro-Mediterranean Relations: The Role of the Union for the Mediterranean", which was organized by the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean, European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission (EuroMeSCo) in Barcelona on October 3, 2012, the directors of GPoT Center, Prof. Dr. Akgün and Dr. Tiryaki, participated in the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference.

Topic: Other , 5.10.2012 - Barcelona

Reclaiming the Public Sphere: Communication, Power and Social Change

GPoT Center’s Sofia Hafdell attended the 2012 Ørecomm Festival “Reclaiming the Public Sphere: Communication, Power and Social Change”, organized by the Ørecomm Centre for Communication and Glocal Change.

Topic: Other , 17.9.2012 - Roskilde, Malmö, Copenhagen

Turkish-Israeli Relations and the Paradigm Shift in the Middle East

GPoT Center, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Istanbul office and the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies (MITVIM), organized an interactive policy discussion entitled “Turkish-Israeli relations and the Paradigm Shift in the Middle East” with the participation of leading Israeli and Turkish experts on September 13th, 2012.

Topic: Israel , 13.9.2012 - Istanbul

The Geopolitical Re-configuration of the Middle East

GPoT Center’s Deputy Director Dr. Sylvia Tiryaki participated in the conference entitled "The geopolitical re-configuration of the Middle East", organized by the FRIDE and the Fredrich Ebert Stiftung on May 17th in Madrid. Dr. Tiryaki was a speaker in the conference’s second session, on the role of Turkey as a regional player.

Topic: Other , 17.5.2012 - Madrid

Dr. Akgün at "The Arab Spring, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Cyprus Problem" Conference

On May 12th, 2012, the Director of GPoT Center, Dr. Mensur Akgün, moderated a panel at the conference entitled "arab spring, Eastern Mediterranean and the Cyprus Problem" organized by Insight Turkey in cooperation with the Academy Cyprus at the Yakın Doğu University in Nicosia.

Topic: Cyprus , 12.5.2012 - Nicosia

Bağış warns of critical 2014 for Turkey and EU | Hürriyet Daily News | Murat Yetkin

With his typically sharp tongue, the Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış snapped at the Greek Cypriot diplomat who questioned how Turkey expected to ask them to lift the veto on membership negotiation chapters while denying their ships from Turkish ports.

Topic: European Union , 6.12.2011 - Copenhagen

Turkish-Israeli Relations and the Middle East Peace Process

GPoT Center hosted a conference with Dr. Alon Liel, in which he presented photos from his, and Mr. Can Yirik’s, book Turkish-Israeli Relations (1949-2010), a pictorial history of the bilateral relationship from its foundations to the present day.

Topic: Israel , 21.11.2011 - Istanbul

EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2011

Director of GPoT Center, Dr. Mensur Akgün, participated in the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2011 in Barcelona between October 6th and 7th, 2011.

Topic: Other , 7.10.2011 - Barcelona