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EuroMeSCo | Future of Syria | The Joint Policy Study 7

Taking the current circumstances into consideration, this GPoT-led, EU and IEMed funded Working Package discusses frameworks for the Future of Syria.

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The Syrian uprising, which began in March 2011, quickly devolved into a violent war between Bashar al-Assad's regime and multiple, fragmented opposition movements. Six years later, the conflict has resulted in the deaths of over 250.000 Syrians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; forced over 4 million people to migrate to neighboring countries; and displaced a further 7.6 million people within Syria.

Migration Network in Europe and Turkey Final Conference

Global Political Trends Center (GPoT Center) organised a conference on 7 April 2017 on the premises of Istanbul Kultur University.

Migration Network in Europe and Turkey Thematic Workshop 2

Global Political Trends Center (GPoT Center) of Istanbul Kultur University organized a 2-day thematic workshop on 23-24 March 2017 on the premises of Crowne Plaza Hotel Istanbul.

GPoT Talks I

Global Political Trends Center of Istanbul Kültür University organised the first round of its new roundtable meeting series ‘GPoT Talks’. The first round of the GPoT Talks featured the Palestinian Questions, the Palestinian minority in Israel, Israeli-Arab and Turkish relations, with a focus on recent developments in the region. A significant attention was given to the status of Muslim communities in Israel, moderate Islamic movements in Palestine and Israel, and domestic political developments in the region.

Migration Network in Europe and Turkey Thematic Workshop

Global Political Trends Center (GPoT Center) of Istanbul Kültür University organised the 2-day thematic workshop on 1-2 December 2016 on the premises of Istanbul Kültür University. 

Future of Syria Dialogue Workshop

The Future of Syria Dialogue Workshop was organized as the second step in the framework of the EuroMeSCo ENI Project, funded by the European Union (EU) and the European Institute of the Mediterranean, (IEMed).

Upcoming Event: Future Of Syria Dialogue Workshop

As part of the EuroMeSCo ENI Project, Global Political Trends Center (GPoT Center) with the support of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the EU, both co-funders is organizing a workshop titled ‘Future of Syria’.

The Workshop will bring together academics and practitioners to discuss matters concerning Syria’s future in terms of national reconciliation, state-building, reconstruction and security issues.

It will be held on the 10th October, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iran and its Neighbors Conference

Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) of Istanbul Kultur University and the Middle East Programme of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars organized a conference on Iran and Its Neighbors on 15-17 July at Istanbul.

The meeting brought together 13 seasoned experts from Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan as well as the United states and Europe to better comprehend the current dynamics of Iran’s role on the region alongside the responses of major regional states at a time of considerable turbulence.

GPoT and MITVIM’s 7th Policy Dialogue; Towards Israel-Turkey Agreement in Istanbul

Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) and MITVIM- The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies organized their 7th Policy Dialogue; Towards Israel-Turkey Agreement on 23 June 2016 in Istanbul in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Turkey.

Networking Workshop between Turkish and Greek NGOs

GPoT Center’s Prof. Mensur Akgün, Dr. Sylvia Tiryaki, and Muhammed Ammash, participated in the networking workshop held in Athens. The workshop is part of the project entitled ”Migration Network in Europe and Turkey”. 

”Migration Network in Europe and Turkey” is supported under the Civil Society Dialogue Programme. The Programme aims to bring together civil society organisations from Turkey and the EU around common topics, to exchange knowledge and experience, and to build a sustained conversation among them.

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