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The CHP as Turkey’s social-democratic party and main opposition has always been a firm defender of EU’s enlargement to Turkey. CHP asks better fulfillment of the EU’s Copenhagen political criteria by Turkey and more regulatory and social reforms. Our world is living … Continue reading
CHP Election Manifesto 2011
The CHP was founded on 9 September 1923, about one and half month before the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. The first President of modern Turkey’s oldest party was M. Kemal Atatürk.
Today CHP is a social-democratic party, member of the Socialist International and Party of European Socialists.
The scope of the CHP Representation in Brussels is not limited to the bilateral framework of Turkey’s EU accession process. Issues such as the information society, energy policies, social development, climate change, international trade and security are among the different focus areas. The EU-Turkey relations are about integration and need multiple, plural and horizontal channels of communication. The CHP supports and promotes Turkey’s EU membership process also by being more present and active in Brussels.
The CHP’s Representative to the EU is Ms Kader Sevinç who previously worked as a policy advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector. She is also PES Presidency Member.
Europe Misses a Chance by Freezing Out Turkey Leonid BershidskyBloomberg July 18, 2019 (Bloomberg Opinion) — Relations between the European Union and Turkey – officially still a EU accession candidate – have grown so chilly that the word “sanctions” has … Continue reading
Financial volatility and political uncertainty crush the Turkish economy For the first time in a decade experts suggest a contraction of 1.5%. For the following year, a slight trend reversal, with growth of just over 2%. Analysts highlight the risk … Continue reading
The removal of Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet project on grounds that it acquired the S-400 air defence system from Russia has created a new turning point in Turkish – US relations. All necessary measures must be taken to … Continue reading
Istanbul Mayor Imamoglu: Turkey badly managed refugees The new Mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu, has said the country’s policy towards refugees has been mishandled. More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees are now living in Turkey and hundreds of thousands are … Continue reading
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on July 16 slammed the European Council’s decision to impose sanctions on Ankara over its drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2kaCnc4 via CHPEU
Internal documents show Turkey’s highest court rejecting appeals out of hand(Updated) The website of Turkey’s Constitutional Court (AYM) has been shut down after an apparent fault revealed template judgements that appeared to show the court rejecting appeals before they had … Continue reading
Erdoğan’s rule may end before 2023 elections – analysis Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose party lost Istanbul to the opposition, may not succeed in holding his office until the next presidential elections in 2023, U.S. weekly newspaper The National … Continue reading
Opposition aims to curb Erdogan’s powers after election rout Orhan Kemal Cengiz July 1, 2019 ARTICLE SUMMARYThe government’s debacle in local polls in Istanbul and most of Turkey’s other big cities has set the stage for a new power struggle … Continue reading
In Turkey, demography is a brake on Islamisation Why the government’s effort to create a more devout society has failed More:In Turkey, demography is a brake on Islamisation – Erasmus from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2RPDKJD via CHPEU
Love Will Set You Free From Populism The mayoral election in Istanbul offers the emotional template for defeating authoritarian leaders elsewhere in the world. More:Love Will Set You Free From Populism – Foreign Policy from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2FLVOzv via CHPEU