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Ceremony and Dinner for Ambassador (R) Mustafa Akşin’s GRF Honorary Membership Award
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
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GRF Young Professionals Program 2018 – 2019 Term Fourth and Fifth Meetings
Saturday, February 29, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Prof. Mustafa Aydın, Professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University and President of the International Relations Council of Turkey
Friday, February 28, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Cansu Canca, Founding Director of AI Ethics Lab in Boston
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Dr. Johannes Wimmer, Ambassador of Austria to Turkey
Monday, February 17, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Ezgi Uzun, Lecturer at Sabancı University
Thursday, February 13, 2020
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GRF’s 12th General Assembly
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Prof. Fatma Ulucan Özkul, Lecturer at Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences and Çağla Gül Şenkardeş, CEO of MenaPay
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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GRF Automation, the Evolution of Labor Markets, the Sustainability of Social Stability Special Report Launch
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Erdoğan İşcan, Committee Member of the United Nations Committee Against Torture
Thursday, December 19, 2019
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Dinner with Mr. Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Co-Founding Director of ‘MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’ at the Sloan School of Management
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Wendy Hinton, Ambassador of New Zealand to Turkey, Israel and Jordan
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Farukh Amil, Former Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN in Geneva
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Ret. General Abidin Ünal, Former Commander of the Turkish Air Force
Friday, November 15, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Ms. Elif Özmenek Çarmıklı, Lecturer at Bahçeşehir University and Migration Expert
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Sir Dominick Chilcott, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Turkey
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Sıtkı Egeli, Asst. Professor of Political Science and International Relations at İzmir University of Economics
Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Hüseyin Sami Karaca, Vice-Chairman of Boğaziçi Üniversity Department of Business Administration and Founding Director of Boğaziçi Center of Analytics and Insights (AIM)
Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Ertuğrul Apakan, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (F) and Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (F)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
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Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Nimrod Goren, Founder and Head of The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies (Mitvim) and Mr. Gabriel Mitchell, Research Fellow at Mitvim
Thursday, September 26, 2019
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Dinner with Mr. Larry Kramer, President of William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Dean of Stanford Law School (F)
Friday, June 21, 2019
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GRF Middle East and North Africa Task Force Report Launch
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Food for Thought & News from GRF
Announcement: All Planned GRF Events for March Have Been Postponed Due to the Coronavirus
18.03.2020
Speech by Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations (F) and NATO, Ambassador Ümit Pamir on Global Governance and the Liberal Order
10.03.2020
GRF Member, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations (F) and to NATO, Ambassador Ümit Pamir gave a speech on the changing dynamics of the global order.
The GRF Viewpoint Article from GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel on the EU-Turkey Migration Deal Has Been Published by Friends of Europe
05.03.2020
Ambassador (R) Yenel’s article entitled "It’s Not About Money, It’s About Solidarity - How to Save the Migration Deal" has been published in Friends of Europe’s online journal, ’Europe’s World’.
Article by NATO Permanent Representative (F) and GRF Member Ambassador (R) Fatih Ceylan on NATO’s Strategy in the Middle East
31.01.2020
In the article written exclusively for GRF, Ambassador (R) Fatih Ceylan shares his assessments on NATO’s positioning in the Middle East.
"Moving the Turkey - EU Relationship Forward" by GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel
21.01.2020
The Viewpoint article by Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel details the evolution of the Turkey - EU relationship, as well as providing insights into its future.
GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel’s Viewpoint on the Changing European Union Administration and Its Reflections on Turkey – EU Relations
02.12.2019
The Viewpoint article written in Turkish by Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel also includes an appendix where the members of the European Union’s new administration are introduced.
GRF Board Member Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü Awarded with "The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George" Honorary Award
11.09.2019
Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü was awarded "The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George" by Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom.
European Think Tanks Reflect on the Challenges of Emerging Military Technologies
28.05.2019
The talking points for the meeting of the Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe, hosted by GRF on 8-9 April, 2019, can be found below.
Excerpt from Per. Representative of Turkey to WTO (F) and Director of Trade Studies at TEPAV, Ambassador Bozkurt Aran’s Article About Trump’s Trade Wars on Turkish Policy Quarterly
25.03.2019
GRF Member, Per. Representative of Turkey to WTO (F) and Director of Trade Studies at TEPAV, Ambassador Bozkurt Aran’s article was published in Turkish Policy Quarterly on March 19, 2019.
Excerpt from Permanent Representative (F) of Turkey to the United Nations and to NATO, Ambassador Ümit Pamir’s Interview with Daily Hürriyet
17.09.2018
GRF Member, Permanent Representative (F) of Turkey to the United Nations and to NATO, Ambassador Ümit Pamir’s interview was published in the daily Hürriyet on September 10, 2018.
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 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.
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. The program brings together individuals for whom it is second nature to think comprehensively, to share their opinions with modesty, and to consider the opinions of others with curiosity.