Peace Index: Turkey Ranks Worse Than 148 Countries, Better Than 14

Of 163 countries, Turkey has ranked 149th in the 2018 Global Peace Index, which marks a deterioration by three ranks in comparison with last year. The worst grade has been given to Turkey in the category of “neighboring countries relations”.

According to the index, Turkey is better than only 14 countries, which are: North Korea, Pakistan, Ukraine, Sudan, Russia, Central African Republic, Congo, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Syria.

In the 2018 Global Peace Index, while the neighbor of Turkey, Syria has ranked the last, another neighbor country Iraq has ranked 160th. In the index, where the ranking of Israel is 146, Iran has ranked 131st.

According to the ranking made on the basis of three major factors, Turkey has been given 3.2 points out of 5 in the categories of society and security as well as domestic and international conflict. In the category of militarization, Turkey has been given 2 points out of 5.

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About CHP EU Representation

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 associate member of the Socialist Group at the European Parliament. The scope of the CHP bureau 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 an MEP advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector.
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