Inaugural Suna Roundtable Discussion – The Middle East on Rise: Turkey and the EU
On October 25, 2012, Dr. Sylvia Tiryaki
participated in the Inaugural Suna Roundtable Discussion
entitled “The Middle East on Rise: Turkey and the EU” in Bratislava,
organized by GPoT Center in collaboration with the Faculty of Social and
Sciences (FSES) of Comenius University in Slovakia. This was the first
one in a series of roundtable discussions that will
be held annually in Bratislava to commemorate H.E. Suna Çokgür Ilıcak,
who passed away while serving as the Ambassador of the Republic of
Turkey to Slovak Republic in 2006.
Dr. Tiryaki discussed Turkey’s role in the Middle East and EU-Turkey
relations with the representatives of diplomatic corps based in
Bratislava, academics, experts and students who attended the event, and
participated in a ceremony during which a birch tree in the memory of
H.E. Suna Çokgür Ilıcak was jointly planted in the garden of FSES.