Transforming the relations between Turkey and Middle East (or in a narrower context between Turkey and the Gulf States - where strategic dialogue is still developing despite its strong historical and cultural background) from a fragile axis to a cooperation axis that will adapt to new balances, new roles and new alliances is an obligation rather than an option. Seen with vision and foresight, it has been tested in various crises, where history and the spirit of the time have long reminded this.
The geopolitical panorama created by the similarities of African countries as well as their differences provides crucial data both for their integration and for their potential for conflict. Both intra-continental and international defence and security strategies need to be determined in a way that does not exploit these qualities of Africa and that primarily treats them as gains in favor of the continent.
The international institutions and the understanding of security created after World War II for global balance and control become unable to respond to the security needs of our age. The deepening of the last wave of globalization that started in the 1980s brought with it unprecedented alignments and separations at the global level.
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.
When we look at the main trends in the world, global competition in the age of new economy based on "information and knowledge-based products" following "soil and machinery" is developing through "micro-nationalism", "integration" and "unpredictability’’.
Turkey - Southeast Asia Strategic Dialogue; aims at revealing how mutual potentials and existing collaborations can be transformed into a strategic alliance and targets to contribute to the capacity building of the strategic ground.
Turkey - Netherlands Strategic Dialogue, which will bring together the representatives of the related sectors in a comprehensive way that includes the strategic dimension of the relations, will play a significant role.
In addition to the religion, language, history and geography; building interdependence that will bring power and justice to our civilization is the basic mental threshold in front of the relations. What is one of the main strategic areas is the inclusion of Turkey and Palestinian Diasporas in such mutual processes.
The 2nd International Mediterranean Congress, which will be held with the main theme of the “Future of the Mediterranean Economy and Turkey“ aims at contributing to increase the communication among the countries in the Region and bring forward proposals for the resolution of the regional problems.
The 5th International Middle Eastern Congress, which will be held with the main theme of the “Future of the Middle Eastern Economy and Integration“, aims at contributing to the resolution of the regional issues and the development of the relations of Turkey with the Region.
Turkey - France Strategic Dialogue, which will bring together the representatives of the related sectors in a comprehensive way that includes the strategic dimension of the relations, will play a significant role.
The 4th Turkish - Latin American and Caribbean Congress, which will be held with the main theme of the “Future of the Latin American Economy and Turkey“ aims at contributing to the relations between Turkey and the regional countries.
Controlling the migration phenomenon, limiting terrorism, developing the security measures, developing the opportunities for an academic and technological cooperation, and sharing the experiences in the fields of energy and technology depend on the development of the relations with the European countries. The 6th Turkish - European Forum, which will be held with the main theme of the “Future of the European Economy and Turkey“ aims at contributing to this field.
Expanding the market for the Turkish export goods, limiting terrorism, enhancing the security measures, and sharing the experiences in the fields of energy and technology depend on the development of relations with the African countries.
Turkey's Asia Anew Initiative, announced in 2019, seeks to forge closer ties with Asia as it was in the past, which reappeared as the world's economic center of gravity with its emerging global powers, is a reflection of its entrepreneurial foreign policy concept that also requires to be innovative.
CIVIL GLOBAL | Global Civil Diplomacy Summit was first held in Istanbul on April 20-22, 2016. The Civil Global Program/Summit consolidates its function for Turkey and the World in deepening the relations on a reciprocal basis with Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, Australia on the basis of continents, and the Middle East, Black Sea - Caucasus, Mediterranean and Balkans at the regional level, and the UN, SCO, OIC and
Turkey - US Forum has been formed with this purpose. The Forum that will be held annually; aims to develope and strengthen the relations between Turkey and the US. The forum also aims to serve as a platform that will put forward the opportunities and ideas that will elevate interests of both countries regarding the region and also broader areas.
The main purpose of the activity is to form a discussion platform and to make an intellectual contribution to the perspective of the Islamic world’s building of soft power/public diplomacy and to the global women governance.
Today, when not only the degree of predictability decreases depending on the growing uncertainties, but also multilateralism and universal principles or values have increasingly been eroding, while global peace and stability are facing threats from ongoing crises or conflicts in various regions, including our neighboring territories, which have further aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
* BRAINS2 TÜRKİYE is a brand/initiative with multi-programs based in Turkey which develops market, ecosystem and capacity in the ‘Biotechnology’, ‘Robotics’, ‘Artificial Intelligence’, ‘Nanotechnology’, ‘Space’ and ‘Strategic Services’ fields. The programs planned through identical visions and strategies for each main fields which
* BRAINS2 TÜRKİYE is a brand/initiative with multi-programs based in Turkey which develops market, ecosystem and capacity in the ‘Biotechnology’, ‘Robotics’, ‘Artificial Intelligence’, ‘Nanotechnology’, ‘Space’ and ‘Strategic Services’ fields. The programs planned through identical visions and strategies for each main fields which transforms the new business models and multidimensional power distribution in the global economy, are implemented under the common title of BRAINS2 TÜRKİYE.
The Covid-19 pandemic is a critical milestone for production, consumption, growth and the change of conventional power standards, including security and defense. Scenarios and preparations have been the top priority for the reinterpretation of the national and international immune system and for strategic transformation. In this context, “Security Institutions of the Future and Strategic Transformation” has become the locomotive priority for every country.