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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.
Turkey has failed to Europe’s legal sphere and the situation in Turkey has become even more difficult since the July 2016 coup attempt, mainly after the declaration of the state of emergency, according to former ECHR judge and CHP deputy … Continue reading
Bestselling author Dan Brown’s novel “The Da Vinci Code” was not allowed at Istanbul’s Silivri prison after authorities found it “unfavorable,” according to a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2yWYGEd via CHPEU
Ankara Governorship has banned the events to be held by “LGBTI NGOs” indefinitely on the pretext of “public morality” and “social sensitivity and sensibilities”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AXQwvU via CHPEU
The incident during the NATO drill in Norway cannot be just evaded with an apology, Turkish main opposition party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Nov. 18. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2hCaghk via CHPEU
EU slashes Turkey’s pre-accession funds by $124mMenekse Tokyay | Published — Sunday 19 November 2017 ANKARA: After several calls from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a cut to the EU’s pre-accession assistance to Turkey, the bloc announced on Saturday a … Continue reading
Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls canal his ‘crazy project.’ Opponents say it’s an environmental nightmare. More:Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan – POLITICO from Turkish Digest http://ift.tt/2AdODz7 via CHPEU
Turkey’s local, presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in 2019 will be a choice between a “one-man regime” and “democracy,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zJaWvy via CHPEU
The third hearing in the case of Berkin Elvan, who lost his life after being shot on the head with a gas cartridge during the Gezi protests in 2013, was held today. The police officer who is the suspect of … Continue reading
A motion by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) demanding an investigation into Turkish politicians’ accounts in tax havens, as revealed by the recent “Paradise Papers” leak, was rejected at parliament on Nov. 14. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zIlT0c … Continue reading
Holding a statement regarding the claims of torture in Elazığ Prison, women’s organizations have informed, that four political prisoner women have been on a hunger strike since November 1 and have been kept in solitary confinement cells. from bianet http://ift.tt/2hBGvRo … Continue reading