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Remembering Atatürk
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Roundtable Meeting with Giles Merritt, Founder of Friends of Europe
Monday, October 24, 2022
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Celebrating Republic Day
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Online Meeting with Ambassador Torbjörn Sohlström, Head of Sweden Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ EU Department
Friday, October 14, 2022
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The Global Relations Forum (GRF) - Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) Joint Report Has Been Published.
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GRF Diplomacy Seminars Program
Saturday, October 8, 2022
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Global Relations Forum (GRF) - Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Joint Publication: "A Europe We Can Believe In"
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Open Position at Global Relations Forum: Administrative Director
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Roundtable Meeting with Ambassador Jürgen Schulz, Ambassador of Germany to Turkey
Monday, September 26, 2022
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GRF Panel Meeting on the Economy: "Will the Global Storm Turn Into a Hurricane in Turkey?"
Thursday, September 22, 2022
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Remembering Hüsamettin Kavi (1950 - 2022)
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Happy Victory and Turkish Armed Forces Day
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Remembering Ambassador (R) İlter Türkmen (1927 - 2022)
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GRF Young Professionals Program 2021-2022 Term Second Meeting
Saturday, July 2, 2022
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Online Meeting with Ana Palacio, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (F)
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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Ankara Roundtable Meeting with Former Permanent Representative to NATO & GRF Vice-Chairman Ambassador (R) Ahmet Üzümcü and Former Permanent Representative to NATO Ambassador (R) Fatih Ceylan
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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Global Relations Forum Board of Directors Visit to Anıtkabir
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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Roundtable Meeting with Dorothée Schmid, Senior Research Fellow & Head of IFRI’s Turkey and Middle East Program
Friday, May 27, 2022
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Roundtable Meeting with Prof. Kemal Kirişci, Brookings Institute Nonresident Senior Fellow
Thursday, May 26, 2022
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Dinner with Jacques Nasser, Former CEO and President of Ford Motor Company
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Viewpoints
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The Need for the Rest
04.10.2022
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The Afghanistan Dilemma
20.09.2022
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Volte-Face in Turkish Foreign Policy
29.08.2022
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The Return of Enlargement
22.06.2022
Food for Thought & News from GRF
The Global Relations Forum (GRF) - Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) Joint Report Has Been Published.
14.10.2022
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"
05.10.2022
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.
Open Position at Global Relations Forum: Administrative Director
04.10.2022
Deadline for applications: October 31, 2022
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.
27.12.2021
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’’
22.11.2021
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"
22.11.2021
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
10.11.2021
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)
19.10.2021
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.
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Founding Member of GRF, Has Been Chosen for TIME Magazine’s “World’s 100 Most Influential People in 2021”.
21.09.2021
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Founding Member of GRF, is the only Turkish name on TIME’s "World’s 100 Most Influential People in 2021" list.
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.
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.
Takeaways from COP27 with Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik A.Ş. - November 29, 2022
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. 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 closed.