TASAM Activity Report “Production Summary”


TASAM 2004-2021 Activity Report is published with an annual review by Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies, which has become an international “Turkish Brand”....

On the first pages of the 2004-2021 Activity Report, in the "Production Summary" section, TASAM's activities open to the public since its establishment are listed. These are marked as 2 National Multidimensional Projects, 2 International Multidimensional Projects, 1 National Sophisticated Program, 2 International Sophisticated Programs, 2 National Framework Programs, 3 International Framework Programs, 1 Multi-Program Brand Initiative, 536 Specific/Sophisticated/Framework Projects or Programs, 310 Multi-Lingual Concept/Vision Documents, 162 National Workshops/Meetings/Conferences/Trainings, 185 International Workshops-Meetings-Conferences-Trainings, 22 National Congresses-Forums-Symposiums, 108 International Congresses/Forums/Symposiums/Summits, 10 National/International Strategic-Academic Research Projects and Reports, 446 Final Declarations/Reports’ Multilingual Production-Publication and Announcement to Authorities, 15 National/Sectoral Institutes’ Establishment, 10 National/International Platforms/Networks’ Founder Leadership and Governance, 4 National/International Wise Persons Boards’ Establishment and Governance, 12 National Scientific Boards’ Establishment and Governance, 3 National Advisory Boards’ Establishment and Governance, 9 National Study Groups’ Establishment and Governance,.

48 Websites, 114 Books, 15 Refereed Journals, 115 Strategic Reports, Thousands of Articles…

In the report, it is noted that TASAM Publications carried out production and publication of 114 books, 15 issues of its Refereed Journal and 115 strategic reports/documents, with translations to several languages.

It is mentioned that; 1,749 articles, 1,746 news, 502 comments, 210 speeches, 191 foreign policy bulletins | 178 country diaries, 157 quotations, 83 interviews, hundreds of project/program/event contents take place on Turkish-English tasam.org portal of the institution. It is also declared that; with the portal, 48 corporate websites’ establishment and operation (in several languages) were done by TASAM.

Initiatives Managed by a Qualified Staff and a Strong Will to Institutionalize

The Report highlights that each initiative is driven by a strong will for “institutionalization“ and underpinned by a variety of instruments, in its PROFILE section, which includes the titles of a large number of distinctive scholars, experts and researchers who greatly contribute to TASAM’s activities through its main office and institutes, and programs and projects guided by scientific committees.

Vice-chairmanship and directorship tasks of TASAM, chaired by Süleyman ŞENSOY since its establishment, are undertaken by Assoc. Prof. Brig. Gen. (R) Fahri ERENEL and Assoc. Dr. Engin SELÇUK respectively. The distinctive persons who serve on the board of advisors are as follows: Ambassador (R) Prof. Dr. Ali Engin OBA, Ambassador (R) Selim KARAOSMANOĞLU, Prof. Dr. Fuat İNCE, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sedat AYBAR, Prof. Dr. Hayati TÜFEKÇİOĞLU, Prof. Dr. Mert BİLGİN, Prof. Dr. Rahmi KARAKUŞ, Assoc. Dr. Emin Yaşar DEMİRCİ, Assoc. Dr. Gökhan BOLAT, Dr. Ali Vasfi KURT, Dr. Savaş BİÇER, Dr. Tuba BOZ and Tümay MERCAN.

Global, Regional and “Identity Field“ Activities under Eleven Different Topics

The Report states that TASAM, which is a legal entity under the NGO category, and initiated its activities as a “think tank“ 19 years ago, operates under 11 different topics as part of its foreign policy framework. This framework deals with continental topics including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America; regional topics including the Balkans, the Middle East, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea-Caucasus, which represent a “security belt“ for Turkey in all its national security aspects; and the identity fields including the Turkic World and the Islamic World.

Three Separate Award Concepts Institutionalized within the Frame of Public Diplomacy

Strategic Vision Awards, Turkic World Red-Apple Awards, and Islamic World Istanbul Awards of which the 13th edition of the first, and the 4th editions of the other two will be offered by TASAM are becoming institutionalized as getting stronger year by year by. According to their categories, reputability of the awards given to countless heads of state, strategic institutions and individuals is appreciated at all levels.

TASAM Activity Report 2004-2021, which is available at https://bit.ly/3wWie9p, is a review of the outputs of the activities of TASAM, which has been built, as an institutional actor and a non-profit organization, by extraordinary efforts and great dedication over the last 19 years to provide a blueprint not only for today but also for the future in a way of transmission.

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Continents ( 5 Fields )
 Contents ( 452 ) Actiivities ( 216 )
Africa 0 144
Asia 0 228
Europe 0 38
Latin America & Carribean 0 34
North America 0 8
Regions ( 4 Fields )
 Contents ( 173 ) Actiivities ( 51 )
Balkans 0 93
Middle East 0 59
Black Sea and Caucasus 0 16
Mediterranean 0 5
Identity Fields ( 2 Fields )
 Contents ( 175 ) Actiivities ( 71 )
Islamic World 0 146
Turkish World 0 29
Turkey ( 1 Fields )
 Contents ( 210 ) Actiivities ( 54 )
Turkey 0 210

There has been a slight recovery from global environmental crisis depending on the relative decrease in industrial activities and transportation services and as a positive result of the world wide-ranging restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has affected the whole world since 2020.;

On the other hand, USA is a recognized power in global arena with its acreage, population of over 330 million, development in industrialization and technology, growing economy, natural resources, demographic structure,veto power in the United Nations, position in IMF and NATO. ;

Mexico with its area of near 2 million km², strategic position in Central America, population of approximately 124 million, human resources, GDP of 1,223 trillion dollars and developing economy is a prominent country. Mexico also is a notable member and observer to many international organizations ...;

Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, is a country that attracts the attention of the world with its strategic location connecting Asia to Africa and Mediterranean to Indian Ocean, its leading role in the Arab and Islamic world, 34 million dynamic population, natural resources, 20% share in the proven oi...;

On the other hand, Brazil, which is the sixth country with its population of over 213 million and the fifth largest country with its surface area of over 8.5 million km², is an important political and economic power in Latin America and is one of the major players at the global level.;

The biggest problem in trade between Russia and Turkey is that; this relation has begun to shape in favor of Russia. In long term; this situation may cause political and economical problems with regards to sustainment of relations. Turkey’s growing need for energy and high energy prices are some of ...;

People's Republic of China has become the largest trade partner of Turkey, among Japan and South Korea and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In parallel with the increase in trade volume, the relations between the two countries have gained momentum.;

Turkey is attempting to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), of which Argentina is a member. The "FTA Framework Agreement" signed in 2008 to determine the framework of FTA negotiations between Turkey and MERCOSUR entered into force in 2019. ;