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Online Meeting with Mehmet Gün, Founding Partner of Gün+ Partners Law Firm
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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Online Meeting with Serpil Timuray, CEO of Vodafone Europe Cluster and Member of Vodafone Group Executive Committee
Monday, July 5, 2021
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Online Meeting with Ambassador Faruk Kaymakçı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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Online Meeting with Sir Peter Westmacott, Former Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Turkey
Thursday, June 24, 2021
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GRF’s 13th General Assembly
Thursday, June 17, 2021
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Online Meeting with Dr. Stewart M. Patrick, CFR Director of the Program on International Institutions & Global Governance
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Online Meeting with Dov S. Zakheim, Former US Undersecretary of Defense
Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Online Meeting with Murat Emirdağ, CEO of Hepsiburada
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Online Meeting with Dr. Dmitri Trenin, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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"New Perspectives on Diplomacy" Panel Meeting
Monday, May 17, 2021
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Online Meeting with Prof. Ayşegül Kibaroğlu, Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at MEF University
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Online Meeting with Prof. Erdal Arıkan, Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bilkent University
Friday, May 7, 2021
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Online Meeting with Dr. Nora Fisher Onar, Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of San Francisco
Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Online Meeting with Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies
Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Happy April 23rd, National Sovereignty and Children’s Day
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Online Meeting with Dr. Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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Applications for the GRF Young Professionals Program 2021-2022 Term Have Been Extended to April 20, 2021. To apply, please visit our website: http://gif.org.tr
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Online Meeting with Dr. Betül Kaçar, Director of NASA Astrobiology Research Center and Assistant Professor of Astrobiology at the University of Arizona
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Online Meeting with H.E. Micheline Calmy-Rey, Former President of the Swiss Confederation and Former Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Online Meeting with Dr. Susan Lund, Partner at McKinsey & Company (Washington) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) Advisory Board Member
Friday, March 12, 2021
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Remembering the Çanakkale Victory and the Fallen
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Online Meeting with Dr. Melsa Ararat, Professor of Corporate Governance and Turkey Director of the Corporate Management Forum at Sabancı University
Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Online Meeting with Sir Dominick Chilcott, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Turkey
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Online Meeting with Canan Dağdeviren, MIT Media Lab Conformable Decoders Research Group Director and Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows
Friday, March 5, 2021
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Online Meeting with Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, Head of the European Union (EU) Turkey Delegation
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Online Meeting with Prof. Mustafa Aydın, Professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University and President of the International Relations Council of Turkey
Friday, February 26, 2021
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Applications for the GRF Young Professionals Program Are Now Open.
Viewpoints
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The Longevity of Israel’s New Government: Potential New Direction or Just A Brief Interlude?
01.07.2021
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What to Expect From the NATO Summit? The Case of Turkey
20.05.2021
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The Crime of Genocide and International Law: A Perspective on the 1915 Events
23.04.2021
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The Need for Realism and Honesty Between Turkey and The European Union
18.03.2021
Food for Thought & News from GRF
New GRF Special Report: Roadmap for Turkey - European Union Relations
21.06.2021
The latest GRF Special Report discussing how to build a new, more constructive approach to Turkey - European Union relations can now be viewed in our Publications section.
The Council on Foreign Relations’ CoC Global Memo on the Latest G7 Meeting, With Contributions From GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel, Has Been Published.
20.06.2021
Published by Council of Councils, the Global Memo article series entitled "Biden’s Summitry Was Reassuring for the West. Now Comes the Hard Part." also includes contributions from GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel.
Article by Ambassador (R) Volkan Vural on His Memories of His Visit to Armenia
10.05.2021
In his article written in Turkish exclusively for GRF, Ambassador (R) Volkan Vural recounts the details of his historic 1991 visit as the first Turkish ambassador to visit Armenia, and the events that transpired afterwards.
Article by Ambassador (R) Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and GRF Vice-Chairman, On His Memories and Observations Regarding Turkish-Armenian Relations
04.05.2021
In his article written in Turkish exclusively for GRF and containing insights from his personal life, Ambassador (R) Ahmet Üzümcü examines what can be done to ameliorate Turkish-Armenian relations.
Article By Ambassador (R) Erdoğan İşcan, Member of the UN Committee Against Torture and Lecturer at İstanbul Kültür University on the Legal Applicability of Genocide on the Armenian Issue
23.04.2021
In his article, Ambassador (R) Erdoğan İşcan situates the term ’genocide’ within international law, and examines its applicability regarding the 1915 Armenian relocation issue.
Article by Former Ambassador of Turkey to Washington, Ambassador (R) Namık Tan on the US-Turkey Armenian Genocide Debate
23.04.2021
In his article on the anniversary of the Armenian relocation, Former Ambassador of Turkey to Washington, Ambassador (R) Namık Tan, examines the repercussions of the US’ designation of the relocation as ’genocide’ for bilateral relations.
Our Statement on Turkey’s Withdrawal From the Istanbul Convention
22.03.2021
As Global Relations Forum, we would like to share with the public our statement regarding Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.
New Global Relations Forum Publication: GİF Küresel Durum Raporu 2020
26.01.2021
Summarizing the political, social and economic developments of 2020 with contributions from our members, our new publication ’GİF Küresel Durum Raporu 2020’ is now online.
The Council on Foreign Relations’ CoC Global Memo on the US Capitol Building Attack, With Contributions From GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel, Has Been Published.
16.01.2021
Published by Council of Councils, the Global Memo article series entitled "U.S. Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World" also includes contributions from GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel.
New Global Relations Forum Publication: Açık Telgraf
31.12.2020
A collection of the memories and little anecdotes of twenty-one retired Ambassador members of GRF, the book can now be viewed at our website.
Task Forces GRF Task Forces strive to make balanced judgments on matters that involve medium to long-term uncertainty as well as propose clear strategies and policy recommendations for Turkey in light of these judgments.
Track-II StudiesGRF Track-II Studies involve contacts and consultation processes with high-level individuals of another country to carry the official dialogue between the two countries to the level of civil society. The aim is to contribute to foreign policy processes and public diplomacy through in-depth exchanges on issues touching upon bilateral relations.
International DialoguesInternational Dialogues involve the establishment of issue-based partnerships with organizations and individuals from around the world whose values, objectives and areas of focus coincide with those of GRF.
GRF Special Reports GRF Special Reports are aimed at examining the discourse regarding important global issues through structural and contemporary frameworks, as well as developing long-term viewpoints and policy suggestions for Turkey.
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GRF Young Scholars ProgramWe are currently in the process of reconceptualizing the GRF Young Scholars Program and as such, are regrettably not accepting applications at this time. Please follow our website and social media for any upcoming announcements.
GRF Young Academics ProgramThe GRF Young Academics Program is designed for young academics who are either pursuing or have completed their PhDs within the last three years. Applications for the 2021 term are now open. Deadline for applications has been extended to February 15, 2021.
GRF Young Professionals ProgramParticipants of the GRF Young Professionals Program are expected to have four years of work experience, and to be no older than 38. Applications for the program’s 2021-2022 term are now open, with the deadline extended to April 20, 2021.