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Turkish Cypriots want a secure Future | Kıbrıslı Türkler güvenli bir gelecek istiyor

As the countdown for the Geneva Talks continues, GPoT Center encourages the leaders who are conducting the negotiations and those who take action in the name of the international community to take into consideration the expectations of the Turkish Cypriots.

Topic: Cyprus , 5.1.2017 - Istanbul

Kıbrıslı Türkler Güvenli Bir Gelecek İstiyor | Turkish Cypriots Want A Secure Future

GPoT Center ekibinin geçtiğimiz Şubat ve Mart aylarında Kıbrıs'ta yürüttüğü mülakatlar sonucunda, 'Kıbrıslı Türkler Güvenli Bir Gelecek İstiyor' adlı yeni çalışması yayında.

Topic: Cyprus , 17.8.2016 - Istanbul

20th Round of Heybeliada Talks dedicated to memory of Michael Moran

GPoT Center organised the 20th round of the Heybeliada Talks: Series of Second Track Diplomacy Meetings on Cyprus, on 20 February 2016 in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone, Cyprus. 

Topic: Cyprus , 20.2.2016 - Nicosia, Cyprus

Political resolve fuels hope over Cyprus | Selin Nasi | Hürriyet Daily News

Just as diplomatic efforts over Cyprus are accelerating, Istanbul Kültür University’s Global Political Trends Center (Gpot) organized a roundtable meeting last week hosting Andros Kyprianou, general-secretary of the Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL), who was scheduled to have a meeting with both the Prime Minister and the Foreign Ministry the next day.

Topic: Cyprus , 25.1.2016 - Istanbul

Spotlight on Istanbul: Building and Rebuilding the Periphery

The Major Collaborative Research Initiative on Global Suburbanisms: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century  held an international workshop on Building and Re-Building the Urban Periphery in Istanbul, Turkey, December 10-12, 2015.

Topic: Other , 11.12.2015 - Istanbul

Forced Migrants, Refugees, and the International State System

In the framework of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant on Forced Migration Mensur Akgün, Müge Dalkıran, and Omar Sheira, participated in the annual conference entitled "Forced Migrants, Refugees, and the International State System" in Toronto, Canada.

Topic: Other , 17.9.2015 - Toronto

Heybeliada Talks Follow-up Meeting

It was our pleasure to hold a mini Heybeliada Talks event within the framework of the 16th Symi Symposium on July 22, 2015 on the island of Corfu, Greece.

Topic: Cyprus , 22.7.2015 - Istanbul

16th Round of the Heybeliada Talks

Aiming to support the search for a lasting settlement in Cyprus through a multilateral dialogue and informed debate between various segments of society, GPoT Center organized the 16th round of the Heybeliada Talks in Nicosia's Buffer Zone on 18th June 2014.

Topic: Cyprus , 18.6.2014 - Nicosia - Buffer Zone

Talks on Cyprus no. 2 - Roundtable Discussion with Andros Kyprianou

GPoT Center hosted Mr. Andros Kyprianou, the Secretary General of the Progressive Party for the Working People (AKEL) of Cyprus. The event, co-financed by the Open Society Foundation in Turkey, took place on the premises of Istanbul Kültür University on January 20, 2014.

Topic: Cyprus , 20.1.2014 - Istanbul

Greek Cypriots realize it’s time to start benefiting from peace | Hürriyet Daily News | Barçın Yinanç

Southern Cyprus is coming to the realization that it can accrue more benefits from a peaceful solution to their island’s division than maintaining the status quo, according to Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Özdil Nami.

Topic: Cyprus , 23.12.2013 - Istanbul

14th Round of the Heybeliada Talks

The 14th round of the Heybeliada Talks took place on November 23, 2013 in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone with the participation of approximately 15 representatives of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities, Greece, and Turkey.

Topic: Cyprus , 23.11.2013 - Nicosia - Buffer Zone

13th Round of the Heybeliada Talks

At the 13th round of the Heybeliada Talks, journalists, opinion and political leaders, civil society representatives, and academics from both sides of Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey discussed the impact of the recent Turkish Cypriot elections on the new round of Cyprus talks under the auspices of the UN, which is expected to start in the fall.

Topic: Cyprus , 1.8.2013 - Nicosia - Buffer Zone

Greek FM to visit Turkey for talks on regional issues, Cyprus | Today's Zaman | Gözde Nur Donat

Greek Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will make an official visit to Ankara on Friday to have talks with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoğlu, in order to discuss bilateral and regional issues, with a focus on Cyprus.

Topic: Cyprus , 17.7.2013 - Istanbul

The Role of Mass Media in the Settlement of the Cyprus Problem | Cyprus Community Media Center | Orestis Tringides

If it is agreed that in order for the mass media to be able to play a positive role in the peace-building process and cooperation in a conflict region they first have to ensure impartiality in both the way they present the news and in the way they operate, then the media in Cyprus cannot fulfill that role. Some of the problems regarding the media in Cyprus playing an effective role in peace- and trust-building between the two communities (Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots), are; the tendency of advocacy journalism (the kind of journalism that deliberately and transparently employs a non-objective perspective for political or social intentions) and the reliance on external (official).

Topic: Cyprus , 8.5.2013 - Nicosia

International Workshop for Turkish and Israeli Journalists Part II: Jerusalem, Israel

In partnership with the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Israel, GPoT Center organized the second part of the International Workshop for Turkish and Israeli Journalists in Jerusalem, Israel. The workshop hosted 13 participants, including journalists from well-known Turkish and Israeli newspapers, and academicians, from the 29th of April to the 1st of May, 2013.

Topic: Israel , 1.5.2013 - Jerusalem

Searching for New Conflict Resolution Strategies: Study Visit to Turkey and Cyprus

Fifteen experts from Moldova, Turkey, Greece, and USA visited Cyprus between June 21st and 23rd, 2012 in order to learn about conflict resolution strategies and confidence building measures, which have been applied as part of reunification efforts within the scope of track one and track two diplomacy in Cyprus.

Topic: Cyprus , 24.6.2012 - Turkey & Cyprus

Another "Now or Never" Saga at Cyprus Talks | Menekşe Tokyay | SES Türkiye

A final effort is being made to unite the divided island, but many believe that the stalemate will continue. With just months remaining before Cyprus is expected to assume the rotating EU presidency this summer, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made a final effort to bring Turkish Cypriot President Dervish Eroglu and his Greek Cypriot counterpart Dimitris Christofias closer to a solution in a two-day meeting that ended Wednesday (January 25th) at Greentree, near New York City.

Topic: Cyprus , 26.1.2012 - Istanbul

Book by Rauf Denktaş and Michael Moran

In June 2009, GPoT Center published a book by the former Turkish Cypriot President, Rauf Denktaş, and Professor Michael Moran. The publication, entitled “Cyprus: Unity and Difference,” is a collection of letters exchanged between President Denktaş and Professor Moran.

Topic: Cyprus , 16.1.2012 - Istanbul

Turkey-EU Relations: Where Do They Stand Going Into 2012? | Menekşe Tokyay | SES Türkiye

2011 did not signal there is a light at the end of Turkey's EU tunnel, and 2012 looks to be even more problematic. As Turkey enters 2012, its EU accession process remains on the brink of paralysis. On the political front there has not been any significant progress, while the eurozone crisis has shifted European and Turkish policy makers' attention away from further expansion and integration.

Topic: Cyprus , 3.1.2012 - Istanbul

60 some years of the Turkish-Israeli Relations | Star | Mensur Akgün

The relations between Israel and Turkey have been established in 1949 and have permanently followed an inconsistent pattern since then. It has been affected by the wars, interventions, and, further most, by the global tensions.

Topic: Israel , 28.6.2011 - Istanbul