Franck Düvell addresses the "Tatlidil"

19 October 2012

On October 12-14, Franck Düvell attended and contributed to the second British-Turkish High-Level Forum ‘Tatlidil’. He was invited by Rt. Hon Jack Straw, former British Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary. 

Tatlidil is an annual meeting of representatives of the policy, business, media and science communities of the UK and Turkey. The meeting was addressed by the Turkish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ahmet Davutoglu, the British and Turkish ministers for European affairs, David Lidington and Egemen Bagis.

Sessions were held on Arab spring, EU politics, economic crisis, energy matters and migration. Franck spoke about and compared the social and political challenges of mobility and migration and recent policy reform processes. Issues raised included UK visa policy and stagnating EU membership negations.