On the occasion of the official visit by King Harald V of Norway to Turkey, a seminar on the subject of “International Mediation Trends: Processes and Experiences” was held by SAM, Norwegian Peacebuilding Center (NOREF) and Bilkent Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research (FPPR) on November 6, 2013 in Ankara Sheraton Hotel.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Ahmet Davutoğlu and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway H.E. Børge Brende honored the opening session of the seminar and delivered speeches to the audience. During the seminar, academicians, representatives of international organizations and members of civil society institutions made presentations regarding the evolution, current status and future trends on mediation mechanism and its applications on several cases.