|TESEV - Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation|
Executive Director: Ayse Üstünel Yircali
The Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) is an independent non-governmental think-tank, analyzing Turkey’s most pressing social, cultural, political and economic issues. Based in Istanbul, TESEV was founded in 1994 to serve as a bridge between academic and research and the policy-making process in Turkey by opening new channels for policy-oriented dialogue and research. Institution operates under three programme areas: Foreign Policy, Democratization and Good Governance.
Areas of work
Objectives of the Euromed/Middle East programme
TESEV’s Middle East Programme is a part of its Foreign Policy Programme. The Foreign Policy Programme aims to contribute to the resolution of critical foreign policy issues, to advocate Turkey’s membership in the European Union and to help Turkey define its regional and global position. The Middle East Programme particularly focuses on defining and understanding Turkey’s position in its region and the contribution it could make within it.
Membership to other networks
- Democracy Assistance Dialogue - DAD
Mecidiye Mahallesi, Dereboyu Caddesi No:41 Kat:2-3-4 34347
Phone: +90212 292 89 03