Conference: Turkey and Eu Relations: Challenges and Prospects

6 December 2018 - On 6 December 2018, the European Institute of Romania and the Economic Development Foundation (IKV) of Istanbul organised the Conference “Turkey and EU Relations: Challenges and Prospects”.

Mr Faruk Kaymakci, Ambassador, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, and Mr George Ciamba, Minister Delegate for European Affairs of Romania, participated in the event, as well as many Romanian and Turkish experts in the fields of European affairs and international relations.

The speakers tackled a wide range of topical issues regarding the Turkey-EU relations, in the light of current challenges and future prospects: the various economic and trade aspects of the Customs Union, Turkey-EU cooperation in the context of the refugee crisis and the issue of visa liberalisation, security and the Common Neighbourhood Policy, as well as Turkey’s EU perspective.

The event was organised with the support of the Turkish Businessmen Association in Romania (TIAD).