This Project is co-funded by the European Union and the Government of Republic of Turkey.

Ankara Visit

Ankara Visit

One of our last activities was our visit to Ankara on 3-4 September 2015 to present striking details of the “Report on Freedom to Publish in Turkey on the way to European Union Accession” to the related authorities.Project Coordinator Metin Celal, Communications Manager Yonca Cingoz and Administrative Manager Selen Akcali made visits to Mehmet Oktem, Vice Director for Laws and Sumeyye Kircali, Lawyer at Directorate Generale for European Union at the Ministry of Justice. The team also met with three experts at the Ministry of EU and Andreea Schmidt, the Vice General Secretary of Policial Affairs and the expert Didem Bulutlar from  the Delegation of Turkey and the EU. During the visits information and opinions about the report in particular and the project as a whole in general were exchanged. These visits have been a step forwarsd towards one of the project aims, to create and develop an advocacy process between publishing sector and policy makers in Turkey.

 

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