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Legal Issues in Turkey – European Union Relations


International Conference

Within the framework of Jean Monnet Chair activities, an international Conference titled: “Legal Issues in Turkey – European Union Relations” will be held online in English on 17 March 2022 (GMT +3).


12:45-13:00 --- Opening Remarks

Prof. Dr. İlke GÖÇMEN, Ankara University Law Faculty, Jean Monnet Chair


13:00-14:30 --- First Session on Legal Issues in Turkey – EU Relations: Migration Related Issues

Moderator: Prof. Dr. İlke GÖÇMEN

Prof. Dr. Thomas GIEGERICH, Director of Europa Institute of Saarland University, The Common but Differentiated Responsibilities of Turkey and the EU in Relation to Migration

Assoc. Prof. Gözde KAYA (Dokuz Eylül University Business Administration Faculty, An Analysis of the EU's New Pact on Migration and Asylum and Its Possible Impacts on Turkey

Asst. Prof. Melanie FINK, Europa Institute of Leiden Law School, Frontex's Cooperation with Third States: Legal Framework and Access to Justice Challenges

Assoc. Prof. Gülüm BAYRAKTAROĞLU ÖZÇELİK, Bilkent University Law Faculty, Legal Status and Rights of Syrian Nationals in Turkey

Questions & Answers (14:00-14:30)


14:30-16:00 --- Second Session on Legal Issues in Turkey – EU Relations: Trade Related Issues

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Gülüm BAYRAKTAROĞLU ÖZÇELİK

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Tayyar KARAYİĞİT, Marmara University European Studies Institute, How to Overcome Limitations in Permits of Access of Turkish Hauliers to the EU Internal Market?

Asst. Prof. Yuliya KASPIAROVICH, Groningen University Law Faculty, Institutional Challenges in EU Trade Agreements with Third States

Prof. Dr. İlke GÖÇMEN, Ankara University Law Faculty, Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters in EU’s Trade Agreements and Their Potential Impact on Revision of EU – Turkey Trade Framework

Prof. Dr. Sanem BAYKAL, TOBB-ETU Law Faculty, Does Ankara Agreement Continue to Provide a Viable Legal Framework for Turkey–EU Trade Relations? Limits and Prospects

Questions & Answers (15:30-16:00)


16:00-17:00 --- Closing Remarks / Keynote Speeches

Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs (tbc)

Delegation of European Union to Turkey (tbc)


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17 Mar 2022 Online