Workshop Between Greek and Turkish Academics on Second-Track Diplomacy

In collaboration with the Department of International Relations, the Center for Mediterranean Studies (CMS) organized a “Workshop Between Greek and Turkish Academics on Second-Track Diplomacy” on December 1, 2023, at Yaşar University in Izmir. The participating academics from Greece and Turkey explored and discussed how second-track diplomacy could be used as a method of solving issues that concern the societies of both countries. In along with the director of CMS, Prof.Emre İşeri, Departmental Chair Prof.Gökay Özerim, Assoc.Prof.Defne Günay and Yasar University UNESCO Chair Asst.Prof.Elif Çetin were present at the workshop. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed before the workshop between the Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER) and Yasar University. As stipulated in the MoU, the event will be followed by another workshop with the IIER to be held in Athens.