High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

News - 2 August, 2012

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of more open and effective societies – politicians must be seen to respond quickly. At two recent conferences we addressed these issues – the first looked at the Impact and challenges of […]

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu gives keynote address

News - 28 March, 2011

Speaking on Turkey’s foreign policy vision at our Istanbul conference on Saturday 26 March 2011, Foreign Minister Davutoğlu outlined six principles guiding Turkey’s actions over the last eight years, and into the future. Turkey’s policies for engagement in the contemporary world Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 March 2011 (WP1031) Six principles guiding Turkey’s actions over […]

Lord Howell opens Istanbul conference on Turkey’s evolving foreign policy

News - 25 March, 2011

Opening the conference on ‘Turkey’s polices for engagement in the contemporary world’ Lord Howell said ‘it would be hard to think of a more relevant and timely title.’  Turkey’s policies for engagement in the contemporary world Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 March 2011 Turkey’s foreign policy has been undergoing a significant transformation in recent years. […]