As the last event of the project, a roundtable meeting was organised on 22 September 2015 at 12:30, at the TÜSİAD EU-Brussels Representative Office (13, Avenue des Gaulois, 1040, Brussels). The meeting gathered representatives from European Commission, European Parliament, EU External Action, relevant NGOs and press members. At the opening coordinator Mr Metin Celal and TUSIAD Brussels Chair Mr Bahadır Kaleağası made welcome speeches and administrative manager Selen Akcali gave brief information about the aims, activities and results of the project. Communications manager Yonca Cingöz made presentation on the main features and highlights of the final report called “Report on the Freedom to publish in Turkey on the way to EU Accession”.
The meeting provided the team an opportunity to exchange information and experiences on the freedom to publish in Turkey in particular and freedom of expression in general, make new contact from EU institutions and civil bodies and develop the international network created in the course of the project.