Europe in the World

Turkey - Ready for the EU?

28 September 2004
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst)

With the European Commission expected to recommend that the EU open accession negotiations with Turkey, Amanda Akçakoca, Fraser Cameron and Eberhard Rhein argue the case for seeing Turkey’s accession in positive terms. In a personal commentary they point to its geo-political significance in the region and insist that the problems Turkey’s accession may pose – given both its size and its relative poverty – are capable of being resolved.

Turkey - Ready for the EU?

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Programme Team

Head of Europe in the World programme and Senior Fellow

Giovanni Grevi

Researcher in EU energy and climate policy, Institute of European Studies, Free University of Brussels

Marco Giuli

Senior Policy Analysts

Paul Ivan
Amanda Paul

Junior Policy Analyst

Ivano di Carlo

Programme Assistant

Marco Zeiss