Latest News From Marmara Foundation

Network of Checks and Balances realizes its 2nd Great Meeting in Ankara

Saturday, November 4, 2016 - Read : 1367

Marmara Group Foundation's long standing collaborator (since 2011) Network of Checks and Balances has convened in Ankara in 27-28 October 2016. At this meeting, in which issues pertaining to the recent political developments and current state of affairs formed the crux of the discussions, the spokesperson of the legislation working group Müjgan Suver has represented the foundation. The wide range of stake holders and members discussed the agenda for each component of the network, as well as defined and allocated roles and responsibilities for the sustainability of the network. As a result of the assessments, it was decided that Marmara Group Strategic and Social Research Foundation shall continue work under the Democratic Participation Group as a component of the Network much like the Istanbul Policy Center -IPC, or National Democratic Institute -NDI.

Dr. Suver Visits Kosovo Consul General

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Read : 1180

Dr. Akkan Suver, recently visited Kosovo Consul General Rahim Morina at his post in Istanbul to extend an in-person invitation to the Eurasia Economic Summit. During the visit, Ambassador Morina appreciated and acknowledged the significance Dr. Suver and Marmara Group Foundation attributes to their relationship with Kosovo. The meeting ended with the plan for a strong Kosovo presence at the summit.

Azerbaijan Consul General Mesim Hacıyev Visits Marmara Group Foundation

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Read : 1593

Azerbaijani Consul General Mesim Hacıyev and Consul Esmira Huseynova visited the Marmara Group Foundation. The president of the foundation, Dr. Akkan Suver after reviewing the current works of Marmara Group with the distinguished guests, emphasized the significant role that non-governmental organizations could play in strengthening the relations between Azerbijan and Turkey. The two parties shared formative opinions on the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit planned for next year, and concluded with the signing of the honorary guest book.

Azerbijan Vice President Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov visits Turkey

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Read : 1462

Azerbijan Vice President Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov, recently visited with Turkish government officials including Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Çavuşoğlu. Dr. Akkan Suver and Şamil Ayrım were also present at the dinner Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş hosted for Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov in honor of his visit. Azerbaijani General Consel Faig Bagırov, Former Tourism Minister of Turkey İlhan Aküzüm, İstanbul Congressman Murtuza Zengin, along with SOCAR Turkey Chairman of the Board Vagıf Aliyev also joined the dinner.

Kazakhstan's Ambassador bids Farewell to Turkey

Monday, October 24, 2016 - Read : 1335

Kazakhstan Ambassador H.E. Canseyit Tüymebayev bids farewell to Turkey as he leaves for his new post as the Southern State Governor in Kazakhstan. High ranking officials and businessmen have attended to the farewell reception at the Istanbul Intercontinental Hotel. Delivering a speech at the reception, Dr. Akkan Suver remarked the successful and efficient works by the Ambassador during his appointment and because of his achivement in the development of Turkish-Kazakh relations, his warm memories would not be forgotten.


Saturday, October 21, 2016 - Read : 1370

Within the scope of the works of 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, Dr. Akkan Suver has given information to the Consul General of Republic of Poland Hon. Mr. Grzegorz Michalski about the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit during his visit to the Consulate General of Republic of Poland. At the meeting, Mr. Suver has emphasized the importance of participation of Republic of Poland in the Summit and has stated that the Summit will also provide both countries with the enhancement of their related commercial relations.

The Alliance of Civilizations meeting is held in Istanbul

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Read : 1376

The Alliance of Civilizations meeting is held in Istanbul with the participation of Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations. The International Conference on “Role of Youth in Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism” was held in Istanbul Hilton Hotel. Tuğrul Türkeş, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey have also participated the conference. Ambassador Ramil Hasnaov, Secretary General of the Turkic Council and Chief Advisor of the Prime Minister, Prof. Dr. Bekir Karlığa have also addressed the audience at the conference. Dr. Akkan Suver and Atty. Ercüment Güvercin have attended the conference from the Marmara Group Foundation.

Marmara Group Foundation have visited the Uzbekistan Consulate

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - Read : 1351

The Board members of the Marmara Group Foundation, Dr. Akkan Suver, Mr. Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, Dr. Fatih Saraçoğlu and Mr. Cafer Okray have visited the Consul General of Uzbekistan in Istanbul, Hon. Shukhrat Aminov and Consul Mr. Jahongir Parmanov in their office and invited them to the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit. During the visit Consul General of Uzbekistan Mr. Shukhrat Aminov has given brief info about Uzbekistan post- Islam Karimov.

Marmara Group Foundation members have visited Patriarch Bartholomew in his office

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Read : 1388

Marmara Group Foundation members Dr. Akkan Suver, Mr. Engin Köklüçınar, Mr. Cafer Okray and Mr. Kenan Acıkök have visited Patriarch Bartholomew in his office and invited him to the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit. The Marmara Group representatives gave a detailed information about the summit and thanked Patriarch Bartholomew for his support to the activities of the Marmara Group Foundation.

The spouses of the Consul Generals have started their 2016-2017 activities

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Read : 1229

The first of the series of meetings of the spouses of the foreign representatives took place in Istanbul Sofa Hotel with high participation. Ms.Müjgan Suver represented the Honorary Consulate of Montenegro. The annual program was discussed during the meeting. In addition, the spouse of the Kazakhstan's Consul General in Istanbul made a brief presentation about Kazakhstan.