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Statement on Kahramanmaras Earthquake
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Roundtable with Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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Remembering Pekin Baran (1941 - 2023)
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Roundtable Meeting with Ballard Partners Istanbul Office Managing Partner and CEO of Lamor Turkey Ambassador (R) Matthew Bryza
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
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GRF Global Outlook Report 2022 Is Out
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Young Academics Program Policy Paper #15: Turkey, Israel and the Tumultuous 2011-2021 Decade in the Arab World
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GRF Young Professionals Program 2021-2022 Term Third Meeting
Saturday, January 7, 2023
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Happy New Year 2023
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GRF Young Fellows Program 2022-2023 Term First Meeting
Saturday, December 24, 2022
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Online Meeting with Dr. Chris Miller, Assistant Professor at Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Thursday, December 8, 2022
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The Aspen Dialogue Rome Conference
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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Remembering Atatürk
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Online Meeting with Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department and CEO of New America
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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Roundtable Meeting & Dinner for the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Treaty of Lausanne Negotiations
Thursday, November 3, 2022
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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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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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GRF Young Professionals Program 2021-2022 Term Second Meeting
Saturday, July 2, 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
Remembering Pekin Baran (1941 - 2023)
04.02.2023
It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of one of Global Relations Forum’s Founding Members, Turkish Naval Education Foundation (TÜDEV) Founding and Board of Trustees Member & Former Chairman Pekin Baran, and give our condolences to his family and loved ones.
GRF Global Outlook Report 2022 Is Out
21.01.2023
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.
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.
Dynamics of China with Assistant Professor Tolga Bilener, Director of Galatasary University’s Strategic Research Center (GSÜ-SAM) and Co-Head of the International Relations Dept. - January 20, 2023
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.
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.