Event Report European Union as a Global Player, Europe Day Event 2021

Event Report European Union as a Global Player, Europe Day Event 2021

JEAN MONNET CHAIR COAWARE – EXCLUSIVE ONLINE EVENT

05 May 2021, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University, Zoom Webinar

 

The European Union as a Global Player

The program mentioned as follows:

Webinar on 5 May 2021, 11:00 to 16:00. (GMT +3, Istanbul time)

11:00 – 12:15

Welcome and introduction

  • Oğuzhan Barçın, Assistant to the Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

Opening remarks

  • Dr. Mustafa Sinanoğlu, Rector, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University
  • E. Dr. Ivana Zerec, Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul, Head of Istanbul Consular

Corps (ICC)

  • Ayhan Zeytinoğlu, President of Economic Development Foundation (IKV)
  • Haydar Ali Yıldız, Mayor of Beyoğlu, Istanbul
  • Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

 

Session I:

Keynote Speech

  • Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe; Former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission; Former Italy’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation: Potential of the EU as a Global Actor

Speeches

  • E. Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer – Landrut, Head of EU Delegation to Turkey: Turkey-EU Relations
  • E. Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Turkish MFA and Director for EU Affairs: Potential of the EU as a Global Actor

12.15-12.40: Q&A Session

12.40-12.50 Break

 

12.50-14.20: Session II

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

  • Dr. Emil Kirchner, Department of Government, University of Essex: The Changing Context of EU – China Relations
  • Andreas List, Former Principal Administrator, EU External Action Service: Thinking about the post Corona EU
  • Xavier Nuttin, Senior Associate and Advisory Board Member at European Institute for Asian Studies: In Search of an EU’s Indo-pacific Strategy in a Changing World Order

14.20-14.30 Break

14.30-16.00: Session III

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Nas, Secretary General of Economic Development Foundation

  • Katarzyna Marzec, Deputy Head of Unit, DG for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission: Current Outlook for Turkey-EU Relations
  • Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst at European Policy Centre: EU and Its Neighbourhood: Prospects for Turkey-EU Co-operation
  • Dr. Dimitrios Triantaphyllou, Department of International Relations, Director, Center for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University: Role of civil society in the future of the EU as a global actor
  • Seda Gürkan, Lecturer in Political Science and European Studies at Universite libre de Bruxelles (ULB): EU’s Global Role and its Normative Power

Closing remarks:

  • Ivana Zerec, Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul and Head of Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC)
  • Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, İstanbul 29 Mayıs University

The online conference with three sessions entitled “The European Union as a Global Player” was held by Istanbul 29 Mayıs University Jean Monnet Chair COAWARE in cooperation with Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC), Economic Development Foundation (IKV) and Beyoğlu Muncipality within the scope of 9th of May - Europe Day Activities, on 5 May 2021, numerous distinguished Turkish and Foreign academics & bureaucrats came together, notably with the keynote address of HE Federica Mogherini former HRVP of the European Union and Rector of College of Europe; Deputy Minister of Turkish MFA and Director of EU Affairs HE Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı; Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut; Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul and Head of Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC) Dr. Ivana Zerec.

The webinar has reflected upon the issue of the potential of the European Union as a Global Actor based on the views and experiences of the very distinguished speakers and discuss what the bureaucratic, institutional, political and other impediments to that role may be.

At the event where EU’s global position were discussed, it is stated that the EU will become stronger than ever before and it will transform itself into a key global playmaker with Turkey’s participation.

This event was visible all around Istanbul with the partnership of Beyoğlu Municipality.

 

 

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