Past Events

11th EDAM-CER Bodrum Roundtable

The eleventh Bodrum Roundtable was organized in partnership with the Centre for European reform on 9-11 October in Kempinski Barbaros Bay, Bodrum. The sponsors of this year's roundtable were Allianz, Robert Bosch Stiftung, J.P. Morgan, Koç Holding and Standard Chartered.

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Book Launch, "The Puzzle of Non-Western Democracy"

The book launch for "The Puzzle of Non-Democracy" written by Richard Youngs, has been conducted at Columbia Global Centers Istanbul on 10 September 2015.


US-Turkey Track II Dialogue

A U.S.-Turkish track II dialogue has been organized by the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and EDAM in Istanbul on February 26-27 2015. While addressing a range of issues affecting U.S.-Turkish strategic cooperation and the role of Turkey in NATO, the discussions focused on the challenges and opportunities that weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the dynamics of nuclear weapons proliferation pose to U.S.-Turkish strategic cooperation.

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Forum on Economic Governance

Forum on Economic Governance, organized by EDAM in cooperation with Carnegie Middle East and Bruegel was held on 2-4 May 2014 at Kempinski Hotel Bodrum. The forum was organized through the aid provided by Germany based Robert Bosch Stiftung. Among the topics that were discussed during the forum were, regional trade integration, sequencing of structural reforms, the global economy and growth prospects for EU, Turkey and MENA, and entrepreneurship and the financing of high growth firms. The meeting programme and links to the presentations are provided below.

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EDAM Roundtable Meeting 2013

The ninth EDAM Bodrum roundtable meeting was held with the co-operation of London based Centre for European Reform (CER) on 10-12 October.

 

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EDAM Roundtable Meeting 2012

The eighth EDAM Bodrum roundtable meeting was held with the co-operation of London based Centre for European Reform (CER) on 12-14 October.

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EDAM Roundtable Meeting 2011

The seventh EDAM Bodrum roundtable meeting was held with the co-operation of London based Centre for European Reform (CER) on 14-17 October.

 

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EDAM Roundtable Meeting 2010

The sixth EDAM Bodrum roundtable meeting was held with the co-operation of London based Centre for European Reform (CER) on 9-12 October.

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EPIN Meeting 2010

EPIN (European Policy Institutes Network), is a policy network on European Union and European politics. It has 31 members from 26 countries. The focus of the network is to contribute to the discussions on EU's institutional reform, communication policy, enlargement dynamics, European foreign policy and European elections. EDAM also contributes to the network's publications and events. An EPIN meeting on European foreign policy was organized by EDAM in Istanbul on 14-15 June 2010. Institutional face of the European foreiign policy and the report “Project Europe:2030”  were among the titles discussed.

 Meeting Programme


EDAM-Radikal Journalists' Meeting

The sixth EDAM-Radikal meeting has been realized with the participation of Turkish and European journalists.

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Turkey and ESDP: Towards an Enchanced Partnership?

On 11 December 2009, in co-operation with Middle East Technical University's Center for European Studies and Paris based EUISS (European Union Institute for Security Studies) and also with Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs' contribution, EDAM organized the "Turkey and the ESDP: Towards an Enhanced Partnership" meeting in Bosphorus University, Istanbul.

 Meeting programme

 EUISS report on the meeting

 EDAM Chairman Sinan Ülgen's speech

 Tacan Ildem, Ambassador, Director General for International Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Gulhan Ulutekin, Minister Plenipotentiary,  Deputy Director General for NATO and Euro-Atlantic Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Esra Dogan Grajower, Head of Section, Department of NATO and Euro-Atlantic Security and Defence Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 


NATO Strategic Concept and Nuclear Weapons Meeting

EDAM organized the NATO Strategic Concept and Nuclear Weapons meeting in co-operation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Turkey branch and Stockholm based SIPRI Institute on 3 November 2009.

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EDAM-Radikal Journalists' Meeting

Radikal-EDAM Journalists' Meeting was held with the participation of several prominent Turkish and European journalists, on 3-5 April 2009.

Radikal-EDAM 2009 Meeting Programme

Bodrum EDAM Roundtable Meeting 2009

The fifth EDAM Roundtable Meeting was held by the participation of several leading opinion leaders between 30 September-3 October in Bodrum, with the generous support of Turkey Promotion Fund. The meeting included three sessions. The issues discussed were the role of different global actors, whether governmental or non-governmental in dealing with the financial cirisis, the effects of the crisis on the European Union's enlargement towards the Southeastern Europe, and the revival of he nuclear challenge.

 

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Second Generation Structural Reforms Conference

Two conferences were held on 21 November jointly with IKV (Economic Development Foundation) in Istanbul and on 22 November in Ankara jointly with CES. 
In these meetings the outputs of the EDAM project named "EU Harmonisation in Key Infrastructure Sectors (Telecommunications, Energy and Transportation) and Productivity Growth" were shared with sectoral representatives from sector associations, public and private enterprises.

You can download  Istanbul Conference Programme and  Ankara Conference Programme here 

For presentations please click on the links below,

 

 Izak Atiyas, Sabanci University (in Turkish)

 Umut Ergezer, European Commission, Turkey Delegation

 Ismail Hakki Karakelle, Competition Authority (Rekabet Kurumu)(in Turkish)

 Andrea Renda, Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) 

 Sinan Ulgen, Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)(in Turkish)

 

21 November 2007, Istanbul Conference, TOBB Meeting Room

  

22 November 2007, Ankara Conference, CES Meeting Room, Middle East Technical University

  

This event is organized within the scope of  "The EU Harmonization in Key Infrastructure Services (Telecommunications, Energy and Transport) and Productivity Growth" Project which is supported by the European Union's Civil Society Dialogue: Europa-Bridges of Knowledge Programme, implemented by the Secretariat General for EU Affairs.

 


EDAM-Radikal Journalists Meeting 2008

This year's EDAM-Radikal Journalists Meeting was held with participation of leading Turkish and foreign journalists on 11-12 April   2008.
EDAM and Turkish Daily Radikal have jointly been organizing a yearly event for Turkish and international journalists focusing on the challenges facing Europe. The fourth EDAM Radikal Journalists meeting took place on 11-12 April 2008 in Istanbul. The meeting brought together a small group of 14 foreign journalists with their Turkish counterparts to discuss the future of Europe in general and different aspects of Turkey-EU relations in particular in light of latest developments.  
 

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Bodrum Roundtable Meeting 2008

Several leading opinion leaders from Turkey and Europe discussed multi-layered structure of the EU, different Trans-Atlantic opinions on Middle Wast politics and policies implemented against the dark side of globalization
Several leading opinion leaders from Turkey and Europe discussed multi-layered structure of the EU, different Trans-Atlantic opinions on Middle Wast politics and policies implemented against the dark side ofglobalization. The meeting, which hosted 41 participants was supported by Robert Bosch Foundation and Turkey Promotion Fund. 
 Meeting Programme


EDAM Policy Debates 2008 / Armenian Question

The first policy debate of 2008 was organized on May 26 and focused on the “Armenian Question”.
Mr. Aydin Sezgin, Deputy Director of General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs addressed issue as the key note speaker of the meeting.


Future of Europe / EDAM Roundtable Meeting

08-11 November 2007, Bodrum
Opinion leaders from Europe and Turkey are going to meet to discuss the future of Europe regarding institutional reform, security and the implications of the rise of China and India. 
 

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Göcek Roundtable Meeting

12-15 October, Gocek, Mugla
Opinion leaders from Europe and Turkey met to discuss the future of Europe regarding security, energy, competitiveness, Cyprus and multiculturalism; and Turkey's role in it.


Future of Europe / Istanbul Roundtable Meeting

13-14 April 2007, Istanbul
EDAM and Turkish Daily Radikal have jointly been organizing a yearly event for Turkish and international journalists focusing on the challenges facing Europe. The third EDAM Radikal round-table meeting took place on 13-14 April 2007 in Istanbul. Istanbul Roundtable brought together a small group of 14 foreign journalists with their Turkish counterparts to discuss the future of Europe in general and different aspects of Turkey-EU relations in particular in light of latest developments.
 

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EDAM Policy Debate 2007/ German Presidency

22 February 2007
The EDAM policy debate on "The Priorities and Challenges of German Presidency and Its Reflections on Turkey" took place with the participation of Eckart Cuntz (German Ambassador to Turkey) as the key note speaker, and several other distinguished representatives of academia, business world, diplomacy and NGOs.


EDAM Policy Debate 2006 / Turkish Foreign Policy

22 May 2006
"EDAM Policy Debate"  is a periodically organized dinner and discussion during which topics of Turkish foreign policy and economy are discussed by group of 25 opinion leaders from business world, politics, academia, media and NGOs. This "EDAM Policy Debate" was organized with participation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Ambassador Altay Cengizer and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Namýk Tan as keynote speakers.


Istanbul Roundtable Meeting

21-22 April 2006, Istanbul
A two-day roundtable that brought influential columnists and editors, reputable newspapers in Europe together with Turkish journalists and opinion leaders to discuss the future of the European Union and issues in the Turkish accession process. It was organized jointly by EDAM and Radikal Daily.


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