The prize for best Master’s thesis went to Omar Sheira, who studied at Tilburg University. He examined the necessary preconditions for building an environment which can foster human rights implementation and enforcement in Egypt.10 Dec 2014 | Tilburg, the Netherlands
Today, almost every aspect of the Broader Middle Eastern and North African (BMENA) region continues to change at a remarkably fast pace. In response, Global Political Trends Center (GPoT) utilizes its expertise as a think-tank to issue this Regional Updates report.05 Dec 2014 | Istanbul
GPoT Center organized the 17th Round of the Heybeliada Talks in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone on 29th November 2014 with the aim of supporting the search for a comprehensive and peaceful settlement in Cyprus.29 Nov 2014 | Cyprus
Global Political Trends (GPoT) Center and the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies (Mitvim) organized the 4th GPoT Center – Mitvim Policy Dialogue on November 20, 2014 in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Turkey. Journalists, academicians, and opinion-makers from Israel and Turkey met on the premises of Istanbul Kültür University to discuss the impact of the current regional challenges on Turkish-Israeli relations.20 Nov 2014 | Istanbul
Global Political Trends Center’s (GPoT) Director Prof. Mensur Akgün and Deputy Director Sylvia Tiryaki, together with Assoc. Prof. Mesut Özcan, Chairman of the Strategic Research Center (SAM) of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, and Mr. Ufuk Ulutaş, Director of the Foreign Policy Studies of the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) held a series of meetings in Canada between 13-19 November 2014.
19 Nov 2014 | Canada
Video from Turkey-Armenia Journalism Award 2012
GPoT Center together with the Eurasia Partnership Foundation and Yerevan Press Club held the second annual "Turkey-Armenia Journalism Award" ceremony on the premises of the British Consulate General in Istanbul on June 14, 2012. The winners of the 2012 award were Ms. Hilâl Kaplan of Yeni Şafak (Turkey) and Ms. Lilit Gasparyan of Yerkir Media (Armenia). The video features speeches delivered by the British Consul General in Istanbul - Mrs. Jessica Hand; Chair of the Board of Trustees of Istanbul Kültür University - Mrs. Bahar Akıngüç Günver; Associate Country Director of the Eurasia Partnership07 Aug 2012 | Istanbul