The international conference on “Turkey and the EU: Turning Long-term Relations into Effective Collaboration” in memory of Ambassador Suna Çokgür Ilıcak was jointly organised by SAM, Comenius University and Istanbul Culture University’s Global Political Trends Center on 6 March 2014 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Prof. Mesut Özcan, Chairman of SAM, H.E. Ambassador Haluk Ilıcak, Undersecretary of the Ministry for EU Affairs, H.E. Mehmet Hasan Göğüş, Turkey’s Ambassador to Vienna, H.E. Lebibe Gülhan Ulutekin, Turkey’s Ambassador to Bratislava, Prof. Mensur Akgün, Director of the Global Political Trends Center, Dr. Mehmet Özkan, researcher at SETA, Dr. Sylvia Tiryaki, Deputy Director of the Global Political Trends Center and Slovakian participants expressed their views on Turkey-EU relations.