4 May 2017 Odessa, Ukraine

A roundtable meeting titled "Safety and Cooperation in the Black Sea Region: Historical Background and Modern Challenges" was held in Odessa on 4th May 2017 between our Center and the Odesa Regional Institute for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine.

In the 25th year of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Ukraine after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, issues for enhanced cooperation between the two countries were discussed at the meeting with an historical perspective and in the light of current developments.

In our activity carried out with the participation of academicians and authorities, our Acting Chairman Assoc.Prof.Dr.Mesut Özcan, Assoc. Prof. Hakan Kırımlı from Bilkent University, Department of International Relations, and Assist. Prof. Kahraman Şakul from the History Department of Istanbul Şehir University, made presentations.