Press Release: Academic Contribution to Turkish-Greek Friendship

Collaboration between Turkish and Greek academics

Turkish and Greek academics held a brainstorming workshop to solve the problems between the two countries in Izmir. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on December 1, 2023 between the Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER) founded by the Hellenic Association of S.A. and Entrepreneurship and Yasar University. The Memorandum was signed on behalf of IIER by its Director, Prof. Charalambos Tsardanidisand on behalf of Yasar University by the Rector of Yasar University, Prof. Levent Kandiller.

Turkish and Greek academics came together at Yaşar University. Academicians from Yaşar University Center for Mediterranean Studies and the Department of International Relations, the Institute of International Economic Relations from Athens and MA Programme in International and European Governance and Policy, University of Athens discussed the problems that concern the societies of both countries at the meeting titled “Second Way Diplomacy”. deposited. There were also participants in the event Department of International Relations, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies, Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Department of Radio, Television, Cinema from Yaşar University along with İzmir Mediterranean Academy, Ege University and GENBA Group. At the event held at Selçuk Yaşar Campus, Turkish and Greek academics discussed and brainstormed areas of cooperation between non-governmental organizations, universities, research centres, institutes, municipalities, and academic institutions between the two societies, rather than the solution of political problems that cause tension between the two countries.

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