Mardi 21 Novembre 2023
de 15:00 à 18:30
Région de la mer Noire, carte politique.
Débats Conférences
Ifri Paris

Co-organized by Ifri and the Ankara office of the think tank GMF (German Marshall Fund of the United States), this event will bring together Turkish and French experts to better understand Turkish options in the Black Sea against the backdrop of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

This conference will take place in English and in person at Ifri only.
All times are listed in Paris time (CET).




3.00-4.30 PM 

Panel 1 : Russia-Ukraine War and Implications for Security in the Black Sea and Caucasus Region

  • Mustafa Aydın, professor of international relations, Kadir Has University and president of the International Relations Council of Türkiye
  • Isabelle Lasserre, senior reporter, Le Figaro

Chair: Dorothée Schmid, Director of the Türkiye/Middle East program at IFRI 


4.30-5.00 PM Coffee break


5.00-6.30 PM 

Panel 2: EU-Türkiye Cooperation on Energy Security and Transition

  • Kadri Taştan, GMF expert, non-resident senior fellow in GMF’s Brussels office
  • Noemie Rebiere, energy security expert

ChairÖzgür Unluhisarcikli, GMF Ankara Office Director.


> The summary of the event is available via the following link: Strategic positioning and energy challenges for Türkiye in the Black Sea