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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.
ERASMUS + PROGRAM €2.5 billion available for Erasmus+ in 2017, a 13% increase compared to 2016 and record rise since the start of the Erasmus+ programme Today, the European Commission published its 2017 Call for Proposals for Erasmus+, the European Union’s programme for … Continue reading
Bruxelles, 26/10/2016 Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the arrest of co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey We have seen very worrying reports of the arrests of the democratically elected co-mayors of Diyarbakir, in south east Turkey, … Continue reading
EU Mission to Igdir (17-19 October): Every year, several hundred people around the word, including many children, step on a landmine and are killed or injured. In addition to the individual suffering, landmines also cause serious social and economic problems, … Continue reading
145 grant contracts were signed in Ankara yesterday (20 October 2016) with Turkish NGOs, municipalities, universities and other stakeholders, for projects aiming at improving social integration and employability of disadvantaged persons in Turkey. The contract signature ceremony was attended by the … Continue reading
20/10/2016 | PRESS RELEASE I. MIGRATION 1. The European Council took stock of the latest developments concerning the EU’s comprehensive migration policy, highlighting the importance of implementation. The debate focused in particular on the external dimension. Protecting the external borders 2. … Continue reading
Posters, developed and used within the framework of "Let’s Stop Women Killings" project have received the Crystal Apple Award under the "Media-Civil Society Organizations" category in international "Crystal Apple Festival". Crystal Apple Festival is a meeting point for creative disciplines … Continue reading
Turkey, together with other EU candidate countries Albania, Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, have joined the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA), with Serbia set to follow. Managed by the European Commission, in close cooperation with EU social partners, the European … Continue reading
Bruxelles, 12/10/2016 – 22:10 – UNIQUE ID: 161012_7 Press releases High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini holds a number of phone-calls on Syria, to restore a political process and humanitarian aid delivery In view of the continued escalation of the conflict in … Continue reading
The European Union and its Member States hold a strong and principled position against the death penalty, in all circumstances and for all cases. This position stems from the universal and fundamental right to life. It is also embedded in “human dignity” … Continue reading
10/10/2016 Joint Declaration by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, on the European and World Day against … Continue reading