Roundtable, June 10, 2008, the Caucasus Institute
On June 10, 2008, the Caucasus Institute supported by the Heinrich Boll Foundation held a roundtable discussion on Turkeys European Integration and Armenia. The speakers were Ralf Fucks, Co-President of the Heinrich Boll Foundation, and Ruben Safrastyan, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies. During the roundtable speakers focused mostly on the development of Turkeys relationship with EU countries and the impact of this process on official Ankara’s relations with Southern Caucasus nations.
Participants of the event were experts, public activists, journalists, diplomats, NGO and IO actors. The roundtable was part of a series of expert seminars and public debates organized by the CI in the framework of a project supported by the South Caucasus Bureau of the Heinrich Boll Foundation and aimed at focusing the public discourse in Armenia at some crucial issues of regional development.