Turkey's Next Steps
Martti Ahtisaari, Chairman, Independent Commission on Turkey; former President of Finland; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2008
Albert Rohan, Rapporteur, Independent Commission on Turkey; former Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs, Austria
Chair: Sir David Logan, Former UK Ambassador to Turkey (1997-2001)
Following a new round of peace talks in Cyprus, and the apparent removal of some of the obstacles towards ratification of the Lisbon Treaty, the Independent Commission on Turkey will launch their latest report at Chatham House, Turkey in Europe: Breaking the Vicious Circle. The discussants will set out key developments in EU-Turkey relations. They will set out their recommendations for deeper convergence between Turkey and the EU and argue that this is fundamental, not only to drive further transformation in Turkey, but also to restore European credibility.