Turkey’s Neighbourhood and European Security – A Turkish-German Dialogue

organized by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
and the Turkish Foreign Policy Institute (FPI)


Monday, June 5th, 2007
DGAP, Rauchstraße 17/18, 10787 Berlin

 

09.00 – 09.30              Breakfast

09.30 – 09.45              Opening remarks

        • Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, DGAP
        • Seyfi Tashan, President, FPI

09.45 – 11.15              Panel I: Regional Security in Turkey’s Neighbourhood

        • Chair: Seyfi Tashan, FPI
        • Prof. Ilter Turan, Bilgi University, Istanbul
        • Thomas Kossendey, MdB (CDU/CSU), Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Türkischen Parlamentariergruppe (tbc)

                                  
11.30 – 13.00             Panel II: Energy Issues in South East Europe

        • Chair: Prof. Mustafa Turkes, International Relations Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
        • Ambassador (ret.) Resat Arim, FPI
        • Dr. Andreas Goldthau, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

13.00 – 14.00             Lunch

14.00 – 15.30             Panel III: Turkey and the EU

        • Chair: Prof. Ali Karaosmanoglu, Chair, International Relations Department, Bilkent University, Ankara
        • Ambassador (ret.) Oktay Aksoy, FPI
        • Cemal Karakas, Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (tbc)
        • Gunther Krichbaum, MdB (tbc)

16.00 – 18.00             Public Session

        • Prof. Ilter Turan, Bilgi University, Istanbul
        • Prof. Orhan Morgil, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Hacettepe University, Ankara
        • Volker Rondorf, Referatsleiter Türkei, Auswärtiges Amt Berlin (tbc)

19.00                          Reception for panel participants at the Turkish Embassy