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Online Meeting with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Thursday, May 21, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist for Financial Times
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. George A. Papandreou, Former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece
Friday, May 15, 2020
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Online Meeting with Prof. Erinç Yeldan, Dean of Bilkent University, Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences and Columnist for Cumhuriyet
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Giovanni Bisignani, CEO (F) of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and President (F) of the Association of European Airlines
Monday, May 11, 2020
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Online Meeting with Ambassador Anthony Gardner, Former Permanent Representative of the US to the EU
Friday, May 8, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Ersin Özince, Chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB)
Thursday, May 7, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Gerald Knaus, Founding President of the European Stability Initiative (ESI)
Monday, May 4, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Murat Yetkin, Editor-in-Chief of Yetkin Report
Friday, April 24, 2020
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Online Meeting with Mr. Giles Merritt, Founder and Secretary General of Friends of Europe
Thursday, April 16, 2020
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GRF Membership Survey Evaluation Meetings with Mr. Bekir Ağırdır, Director of KONDA Research and Consultancy
Friday, March 13, 2020
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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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Roundtable Meeting with Mr. Andrew Clarke, Executive Counsel for Exxon Mobil
Wednesday, March 11, 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
Food for Thought & News from GRF
GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel’s Article Has Been Published in the Council on Foreign Relations’ COVID-19 Article Series
22.05.2020
The article by Ambassador (R) Yenel, entitled "The Effects of COVID-19 and How to Prepare for the Future", has been published in the article series by the Council on Foreign Relations, with the help of its global partners.
Article by GRF Member Ambassador (R) Selim Kuneralp on the Customs Union and EU-Turkey Relations
08.04.2020
In the article, Ambassador (R) Kuneralp provides a historical account of Turkey’s Customs Union initiative with the EU and assesses its potential as an alternative for EU membership.
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.
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.