The Global Business Coalition Plenary Meeting 4th Edition took place in Washington D.C.
The B20 Coalition, which TÜSİAD had been a founding member of since 2012, decided in November 2016 to continue its operations under the name of the Global Business Coalition (GBC). Read more
TÜSİAD President at High Advisory Council calls for reforms
The President of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Erol Bilecik delivered opening remarks at the High Advisory Council meeting, which convened this morning in Ankara. The High Advisory Council is a biannual deliberative conference where the business world takes stock of domestic and global political and economic developments, and offers suggestions to policy makers from a business perspective. Read more
TÜSİAD: TOWARDS A MODERN TURKEY ON JULY 15 DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY DAY
One year ago the Turkish Republic experienced a coup attempt on the night of July 15. As we expressed in a statement which was published in the international media immediately after the attempted coup: “Interventions against democracy can only be prevented by further raising democratic standards and strengthening the rule of law.” Security and freedom are not mutually exclusive, on the contrary, they are fundamental priorities that complement one another. Read more
The most effective sources for displaying Turkey’s political and economic strength in the world are the qualities of democracy, rule of law, and freedoms
The increasing number of academics, politicians, media figures, and writers under investigation and imprisoned, alongside the number of international websites which have been banned in recent periods are sources of the perceived regression in freedoms. These developments and the suspicion that justice is not equal for all under the law is clearly damaging to the concept of “trust in justice,” a principle which cannot be separated from a modern democracy. Read more