Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium on Security
Thessaloniki, 12-16 December 2017
The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) organized the 3rd Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium (GTYLS) on Security. The Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium (GTYLS) on Security included the participation of 15 Greek and 15 Turkish International Relations specialists (MA students, PhD candidates, young PhD scholars, and professionals), aged 22-35 years old, and Greek and Turkish experts that acted as speakers and trainers on 12-16 December 2017 in Thessaloniki in partnership with the Thessaloniki-based Navarino Network and the support of NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung.
The GTYLS includes sessions on “The New Security Challenges”, “The Young Leaders Speak”, “NATO’s Current Priorities and Challenges”, “The Future of Greek-Turkish Relations in The NATO Context” and “The Role of the Media”. These debates and discussions channeled into the “Peer to Peer Workshop” facilitated by an expert trainer where participants worked together to develop collaborative project proposals.
Participants are expected to meet the criteria listed below:
- International Relations Specialists (MA students, PhD candidates, young PhD scholars, and professionals)
- 22-35 years of age.
- An interest in the areas of international relations, security, NATO, and Greek-Turkish relations.
- Willing to establish networks and dialogue between Greece and Turkey.
- Fluent spoken and written English.
You may see the video of the panel discussion on "The Future of Greek-Turkish Relations in the NATO Context" here.
This event is supported by