17 July 2017 Ankara

SAM Summer School on International Law has begun with the opening remarks by Ambassador Fırat Sunel, Legal Counsellor, and Acting SAM Chairman Assoc. Prof. Mesut Özcan. The programme is being organized with the purpose of providing the participants with the current trends in international law and in-depth understanding to the legal perspective of the Turkish foreign policy.

Within the framework of the 5-day (17- 21 July) programme, students will be briefed by top diplomats and  legal experts on legal matters comprising maritime issues, refugee law, Turkey's stake in international humanitarian law, mutual assistance in criminal matters and diplomatic immunities.