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Inclusive Business at International Development Financing Conference

On the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, TEPAV, as the chair of Think 20 Turkey, co-organized two side events that convened business leaders, senior representatives of multilateral organizations and other hig 20/07/2015 -   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14 July 2015 -  The Addis Ababa conference has been a major step in the lead-up to the upcoming United Nations Summit in September, where world leaders will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).On June 13rd, along with the G20, Civil 20 and Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST), Think 20 organized an event to discuss the development priorities of the G20. The event was opened with speeches by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and G20 Sherpa Ambassador Ayse Sinirlioglu, and included a panel discussion afterwards. Amar Bha [More]

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The G-20 and Protectionism - A July 2015 Update

Evaluation Note / Simon Evenett 14/07/2015 - The past month has seen the publication of four reports that reveal much about the slowdown of export growth and the trade distortions that have the greatest reach. Since restoring economic growth is a key G-20 mandate factors that hold back global exports should be a priority. The G-20 should rein in the most important trade distortions, many of which don’t receive the attention they deserve in official monitoring of protectionism. Recent reports confirm 2015 export growth slowdown Trade data comes out with lag—even so the latest readings are worrying. [More]

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Making Economies Work for Women: Female Labour Force Participation in Turkey

Report / Feride İnan, Güneş Aşık   10/07/2015 -   Presently, Female Labor Force Participation (hereafter cited as FLFP) in Turkey is exceptionally low by international standards and had been in long-term decline until recently. In 2012, the female participation rate at 29,5 % was the lowest in the OECD and second lowest amongst G20 economies; the employment rate stood at 26,3 %. Time series evidence suggests that FLFP in Turkey has been following a U-shaped pattern reflecting the relationship between FLFP and the changing composition of the labor force away from agriculture towards nonagricultural activ [More]

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Beliefs, Institutions, and Learning: Towards A New Order in the New Global Economy?

Evaluation Note / Sumru Altug   29/06/2015 -   The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 has been termed as the most synchronized recession since the Great Depression in the 1930’s. In its aftermath, we are observing a multitude of changes in the global economy and global governance. For one, the G-20 forum comprising industrialized and emerging economies has acquired added importance in promoting international cooperation as a way of dealing with the impact of the global financial crisis. The growing importance of the G-20 is arising from the strength of the emerging economies together with the dispa [More]

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Contextualizing the Southern Caucasus: Internal and External Dynamics

Evaluation Note / Selim Koru 26/06/2015 - The Southern Caucasus is a relatively small region, plagued with a web of political problems. To identify and resolve these issues however, it is important to see the region’s place in global events. This paper looks at the region on three levels, each composed of three different countries, symbolized by triangles. This method contextualizes the Southern Caucasus with reference to the interests of regional and global actors. From this vantage point, the region’s frozen conflicts are not only ethnic or religious differences within the Caucasus, but rather [More]

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NATO’s Response to ISIL: Search for a Common Denominator Evaluation Note / Selim Koru  
haber resmi 25/06/2015

  "The self-proclaimed “Islamic State” (hereinafter “ISIL”) has erupted into the scene in the past few years. It adheres to the Salafi tradition of Sunni Islam, a literalist interpretation with practices extreme for the standards of modern society [More]

Prominent institutions of the world discuss the G20 and the future Around 60 experts from 19 countries get together in Izmir and Bodrum on June 13-15  
haber resmi 22/06/2015

  IZMIR- Some 60 representatives from the prominent think-tanks, research institutions, and international organizations of the world attended the Think20 Turkey workshop on June 13-15. The organization welcomed participants from 19 countries which [More]

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