This assessment paper analyses the possible effects of the upcoming March 2019 elections on the political system and the trajectory of the Kurdish issue within this framework. The author argues that due to the securitization of Turkey’s dominant political discourse, the March 2019 local elections will be dominated by a discourse of besiegement and will … Read moreAssessment report by Ali Bayramoğlu: New Political Developments, the Kurdish Problem and the Near Future
On 29 September, DPI held a roundtable meeting on ‘Lessons learnt from international experiences in conflict resolution’ in Ankara, Turkey. The meeting brought together a diverse group of more than 50 participants including politicians and policy-makers, civil society actors, academics and journalists, to discuss experiences from peace and transition processes around the world, which offer … Read moreDPI Roundtable Report: Lessons Learnt from International Experiences in Conflict Resolution, Ankara 28-30 September 2018.
From April 25-27, DPI held a roundtable meeting in Oslo to discuss the role of media in conflict resolution. The diverse group of participants comprised prominent members of both the mainstream and alternative media in Turkey who engaged in a fruitful and insightful discussions drawing on the international experiences from both the Colombian and Northern Ireland … Read moreRoundtable Report: The Role of Media in Conflict Resolution. Oslo, 25-27 April, 2018.