Germany Federal Election Results and their Wider Implications

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) hosted the fourth of its CIES Elections Panel Discussion Series on Monday, 23 September 2013 from 10.30 – 12.00 at Kadir Has University (Galata Auditorium). The election to the 18th Bundestag, the main federal legislative house of Germany, took place on 22 September 2013, Sunday. In this round of the series, the results of  this election and its potential impact on the Europe and the process of Turkey’s accession to the EU, were assessed.

The CIES partnered with Dipnot TV which broadcasted the discussion live on its website: http://www.dipnot.tv/.

The panelists included:

Thomas Seibert, Turkey Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel

Murat Yetkin, Editor-in-Chief, Hurriyet Daily News

Volkan Vural, Ambassador (ret.); Member of the Executive Board, TUSIAD; Advisor, Dogan Holdings

Sinem Akgul Acikmese, Associate Professor of International Relations, Kadir Has University (Moderator)

The language of the event was Turkish.