EU-Turkey relations after the coup
An Oped by Professor Luigi Narbone, Director of the Middle East Directions Programme, published on the EU Observer:
The pro-democracy stance that contrasted the recent tentative coup in Turkey has dealt a significant blow to a long tradition of military tutelage and interventions in politics, and pushed away the danger of Turkey’s drifting along the pathway leading to a Syrian-style civil war, at least for now...
World Trade Forum: behind-the-border policies and global trade
This year's World Trade Forum is on 23 - 24 September and will focus on behind-the-border policies and global trade. It will take place at the premises of the European University Institute in Florence. The event will focus on the measurement and impacts of nontariff measures and domestic regulation on international trade and investment and how such ‘behind-the-border’ policies are being/can be addressed in preferential trade agreements and the WTO. The full program is here. You can register here.