CONF: CORE Student Club: What Happened in Sulukule?

CONF program, Negotiations and Decision-making Training

Plaza Hotel, Besiktas


Academic Year 2009-2010

The Istanbul Policy Center will hold a "Workshop on International Reconciliation Models" (Saturday, May 8, 9:30am-5:00pm). The meeting will be held at the Sabanci Karakoy Office in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Istanbul Policy Center in collaboration with Sabanci University's Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program, the Bosphorus University Peace Center, the Netherlands Institute for Higher Education, and in association with the Columbia University Center for the Study of Human Rights and American University's Center for Global Peace will bring together leading international experts to discuss:

- Truth and reconciliation processes.
- Historical legacy, memory and conflict resolution.
- Amnesty and justice options.
- Disarmament and demobilization.

Presentations by the international panel of experts will not be prescriptive. However, the agenda also includes leading Turkish personalities who will relate the panel's presentations to conditions in Turkey and Turkey's requirements. Discussions will be on-the-record.

Please RSVP to Ms. Christina Bache Fidan by email at or by phone at (0216) 483-9116.

Academic Year 2006-2007

US-Turkey observatory (Upcoming in May 2007) - The facilitation workshop will be organised by Istanbul Policy Center and will be facilitated by Sabanci Universty Conflict Resolution students.

Academic Year 2005-2006

EU-Turkey Observatory, 5 June 2006 - The Facilitation Workshop was organised by Istanbul Policy Center. The event was coordinated by Prof. Benjamın Broom and facilitated by Sabanci University Conflict Resolution students. presentation of working groups results [1] photo [2]

European Union and Turkey: Cultures in Conflict?Turkophobia in Europe& Europhobia in Turkey, 17-23 April 2006 - Conflict Resolution Club (CoRe) organized a five-days conference with the title:20 students from Greece, Germany, Romania, Poland and Turkey participated in the conference. The CR students not only organized and planed the conference, but also, under the supervision of Pr. Benjamin Broome, were the facilitators of the workshops: Gozde Boga, Andreas Kotelis and Alexandru Balas. The conference was funded by EU Commission Youth Action 1 Plan. photo [1] video

Academic Year 2004-2005

Oslo and its Aftermath: Lessons Learned from Track Two Diplomacy"; Workshop 3-4 June 2005, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. [pdf]

Academic Year 2003-2004

Workshop on Facilitating Participatory Decision Making: Building Bridges Through Participatory Planing, Training of Trainers, Aysegul Eruzun and Rezarta Bilali. photos: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]