The Diplomacy Foundation (Coordinator)
The Diplomacy Foundation is an initiative that aims to be Türkiye’s civil diplomacy platform. It is an international think tank that will produce academic output in the main areas of international politics and cultural diplomacy. It establishes close relationships with strategic stakeholders and provides opportunities for cooperation. Our foundation, which will take the necessary steps to expand Türkiye’s diplomatic sphere of influence and improve its perception in the international arena, tries to fill the gap in the field of civil diplomacy by organizing various events. It carries out activities in this context. Within the scope of activities; conferences, symposiums, panels, workshops, exhibitions are organized; printed and digital materials are published.
The Council for Justice, Equality, and Peace (COJEP), founded in 1985, is a civil society organization dedicated to contributing to the strengthening of peace, justice, freedoms, and democracy. Through its work in this field, COJEP has earned consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UNESCO (NGO Liaison Committee), the Council of Europe (NGO Conference), and the OECD. It is also accredited by the European Parliament and the OSCE. Becoming a respected organization in the international community, COJEP has proven itself in these areas and has coordination in Asia, Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans, and the Americas. COJEP has conducted numerous project initiatives in line with its objectives and continues its work in these areas.
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM)
ORSAM is a non-profit, impartial think tank that aims to diversify information sources related to the Middle East and to directly convey the perspectives of regional experts to academic and political circles. By facilitating the visit of statesmen, bureaucrats, academics, strategists, journalists, business people, and representatives of civil society organizations from Middle Eastern countries to Turkey, it ensures the sharing of local perspectives with both the Turkish and global public. ORSAM strives to enhance the understanding and analysis of Middle Eastern and international policy issues, providing illuminating, solution-oriented analyses not only for the informed public but also for decision-makers. In pursuit of this goal, ORSAM diligently researches the structures and dynamics of the region and shares this knowledge with the public and stakeholders through extensive publications and educational activities.
Sumy State University
Sumy State University (SumDU) is a higher education institution of the classical type located in the city of Sumy, in the North-Eastern part of Ukraine. Its history goes back to 1948, when it started to train engineers to address the demands of regional industry. Today, the University follows the ideology of a research institution where scientific activity together with large-scale international cooperation and the focus on innovation technologies, particularly ICT, dominate. The University currently serves about 12,000 students pursuing bachelor, master and PhD degrees in 55 majors and 24 fields of knowledge. Through partner NGOs the university has the opportunity to fulfill its third mission, which includes education and social activities for adults and population groups not directly impacted by the educational process.
The University of Salamanca
Salamanca University, located in Spain, was established in 1218 under the rule of Alfonso IX. Salamanca, Spain's second oldest university, stands out as one of the significant universities with a rich history and a commitment to educational excellence. The university aims to enhance students' personal development and social skills and, in pursuit of this goal, it follows policies that prioritize projects and collaborations that support students' development.
Hitit University is a university that aims to produce individuals who are open to development and innovation, with a focus on addressing the needs of the community in which it operates and a commitment to national sensitivities. With a priority on quality in education, the university encourages multifaceted research and places a strong emphasis on research and development activities. In line with this, the university follows a policy of prioritizing projects that contribute to the development of students and faculty members and establishing partnerships between the university and industry.