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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.
30/8/2016 PRESS RELEASE We would like to inform you about the key issues that will be discussed at the G20 summit in Hangzhou on 4-5 September. 1. The G20 should continue playing a role in tackling the international refugee crisis … Continue reading
Brussels, 26/08/2016 160826_01_en STATEMENT Another bomb hit Turkey, this time targeting a police station in the border town of Cizre in the South East of the country. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed … Continue reading
A senior officials’ delegation from the European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) arrived today in Ankara for a three-day visit which is due to last until 24 August. Christian Danielsson, Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at … Continue reading
Brussels, 21/08/2016 160821_01_en Statement Last night an explosion hit women, men, children celebrating a wedding party in the city of Gaziantep. More than fifty lives have been lost and many are injured. We extend our deepest condolences to the families … Continue reading
European Commission – StatementBrussels, 19 August 2016 World Humanitarian Day marks the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, when 22 humanitarian workers lost their lives, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq, Sergio Vieira … Continue reading
EU Heads of Missions paid a symbolic visit to the TGNA to lay down the flowers where the building was bombed on the night of the coup attempt. During the meeting chaired by the Speaker of the TGNA İsmail Kahraman … Continue reading
Representatives of the EU Delegation and EU Member States met with human rights defenders and experts on 16 August 2016 in the framework of the EU Local Strategy for Human Rights Defenders. The meeting focused on the legal consequences emanating … Continue reading
Brussels, 11/08/2016 180811_02_en STATEMENT Turkey has been again the target of terrorist attacks in both Diyarbakir and Kiziltepe today. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured. The European Union … Continue reading
The EU regrets to have learned about the cancellation of the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme (JMSP) for the academic year 2016-17 by the Turkish authorities. The cancellation was published in the websites of the CFCU and the JMSP after 17:30 … Continue reading
Brussels, 04/08/2016 160804_01_en PRESS RELEASE Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, spoke this afternoon to Secretary-General Thorbjørn Jagland of the Council of Europe (CoE) following his visit to Turkey yesterday. In the phone-call, … Continue reading