Türkiye talks the future of the EU
The Webinar series entitled "The Future of Europe and Türkiye", co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for European Union Affairs, IKV and Istanbul University FUTUREU Jean Monnet Module will be held on 24 June 2021 between 10:00 and 12:00 in Türkiye, which is one of the most decisive countries on the Future of Europe.
Türkiye-EU relations will be discussed within the framework of identity, culture and values in a panel entitled "European Identity and Future of Europe" which will be held with the participation of academics and experts from Türkiye and other European countries.
On May 9, 2021, the EU has started the Conference on the Future of Europe with broader participation and various issues on the agenda. The Webinar series entitled "The Future of Europe and Türkiye” will continue with international panels debating the main issues in Türkiye-EU common agenda and related to the Future of Europe. The outcome of the Türkiye debates on the Future of Europe will expectedly be shared with the EU.
10.00 – 12.00
10.00 Opening speeches:
Faruk Kaymakcı, Ambassador, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and President of EU Affairs
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgün Erler Bayır, FUTUREU Jean Monnet Module
Ayhan Zeytinoğlu, IKV Chairman
10.45 Panel (10 minutes for each panelist followed by Q&A session):
Moderator: Gökhan Kilit, Deputy Secretary-General of IKV
Panelists (in alphabetical order)
Ayhan Kaya, Professor, İstanbul Bilgi University
Başak Türkoğlu, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director-General for EU Relations
Çiğdem Nas, Associate professor, Secretary-General of IKV
Guenter Seufert, Head of Center for Applied Turkish Studies (CATS)
Hans Kundnani, Royal Institute of International Affairs