Creating spaces for transformative dialogues at Track 1.5 for democracy, peace, and stability in Turkey

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The project brings together like-minded people across sectors and provides the space and the tools for meaningful exchanges on regional dynamics and democratisation in Turkey.

Timeframe: 2009 - ongoing

Berghof Foundation has been working on Turkey since 2009 on crosscutting topics. Since 2015, together with our main partner PODEM, an Istanbul-based think-tank, we bring together political actors and like-minded influentials and provide the space and the tools for meaningful exchanges on Turkey’s domestic politics, societal dynamics, and regional and foreign policy affairs. Through local engagement, the team also supports various civil society initiatives that promote dialogue.



Project lead

Ekrem Güzeldere

Team members

Aysu Uygur
Luxshi Vimalarajah


Media contact

Florian Lüdtke
Media and Communications Manager
+49 (0) 177 7052758
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