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GRF Young Fellows Program 2022-2023 Term Third Meeting
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
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Happy May 19th Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day
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Global Relations Forum and Ankara Policy Center Panel Meeting
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
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Online Meeting with Istanbul Economics Research & Consultancy General Manager Can Selçuki
Monday, May 1, 2023
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GRF Izmir Economic Congress 100th Anniversary Meeting
Monday, April 24, 2023
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GRF Young Professionals Program 2021-2022 Term Fourth Meeting
Saturday, April 8, 2023
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Happy April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day
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Roundtable Meeting with Jeffry L. Flake, United States Ambassador to Turkey
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
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Online Meeting with Hatice Evren, Global Business Functions Leader at Getir
Friday, March 24, 2023
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GRF Young Fellows Program 2022-2023 Term Second Meeting
Saturday, March 11, 2023
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Global Relations Forum and Ankara Policy Center Panel Meeting on the “Latest Developments in South Caucasus”
Friday, March 10, 2023
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GRF’s 15th General Assembly
Monday, February 20, 2023
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Roundtable Meeting with Ballard Partners Istanbul Office Managing Partner and CEO of Lamor Turkey Ambassador (R) Matthew Bryza
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
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Young Academics Program Policy Paper #15: Turkey, Israel and the Tumultuous 2011-2021 Decade in the Arab World
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The Need for the Rest
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The Afghanistan Dilemma
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Volte-Face in Turkish Foreign Policy
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The Return of Enlargement
Food for Thought & News from GRF
Open Position at Global Relations Forum: Administrative Director
Deadline for applications: 30 Haziran, 2023
Remembering Pekin Baran (1941 - 2023)
It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of one of Global Relations Forum’s Founding Members, Turkish Naval Education Foundation (TÜDEV) Founding and Board of Trustees Member & Former Chairman Pekin Baran, and give our condolences to his family and loved ones.
GRF Global Outlook Report 2022 Is Out
The Global Relations Forum (GRF) - Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) Joint Report Has Been Published.
Penned by GRF Young Scholars Program alumni Nazlı Azergün and prepared jointly with our GRF Corporate Member, the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB), the report has been published under the name: "An Investigation into ESG Investing in Turkey: The Case Study of TSKB".
Global Relations Forum (GRF) - Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Joint Publication: "A Europe We Can Believe In"
Jointly prepared by Global Relations Forum (GRF) and Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM), this paper examines the possible benefits of the recently popular idea of a European Political Community for the European Union and beyond, as well as some of the political pitfalls to be avoided.
GRF Vice-Chairman and Former Director-General of the OPCW Ambassador (R) Ahmet Üzümcü Has Been Made An Honorary Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George.
Ambassador (R) Üzümcü was awarded with the honorary companionship of "The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George" by Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Turkey, Dominick Chilcott.
Chairperson of Güven Hospital and GRF Member Mrs. Nüket Küçükel Ezberci Awarded with the Italian ’’Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia’’
Mrs. Küçükel Ezberci was presented with the award and title of ’’Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia’’ by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı.
Prof. Füsun Türkmen, Professor of International Relations at Galatasaray University and GRF Member Awarded with the French "Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur"
Prof. Füsun Türkmen was awarded the title of "Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur" by Ambassador of France to Turkey Hervé Magro.
Friends of Europe Article by GRF President Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel on the EU’s Role As a Global Player
In his article for Friends of Europe, Ambassador (R) Selim Yenel discusses the challenges faced by the EU as a global player, as well as the potential avenues of opportunity.
Remembering Sami Kohen (1928 - 2021)
It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of master journalist, writer for the Milliyet Newspaper and GRF Honorary Member Mr. Sami Kohen, and give our condolences to his family and loved ones.
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.
The Socioeconomic Dimensions of the Gaziantep-Kahramanmaraş Earthquake with Cevat Giray Aksoy, Senior Research Economist at European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) London Headquarters - March 17, 2023
To view the recording of our "Roadmap for Turkey - EU Relations" panel meeting, in collaboration with EU Turkey Forum, please click below.
GRF Young Fellows ProgramThe GRF Young Scholars program, which had taken an hiatus in 2020 to undergo restructuring, has resumed in 2022 under a new format as well as the new name, the GRF Young Fellows program. Deadline for applications has been extended to October 21st, 2022.
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. Applications for the program’s 2021-2022 term are now closed.