Conference Reports

Big Business For Big Solutions: Encouraging Corporate Social Responsibility

This session discussed the role that big businesses and entrepreneurs play in effecting social development and change. Considering that the international community is failing...

Capitalizing on Fear: The Politicization of Xenophobia and Islamophobia

This session discussed the current upsurge of xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe and North America. Both problematic discourses operate at various levels of intensity,...

Transforming Humanitarian Aid: A Refined Approach

This session dealt with transforming the conventional humanitarian aid system towards a more refined assistance approach. It kicked off with two fundamental questions posted...

Re-thinking Media: Responsible Reporting on Humanitarian Crises

The session discussed ‘responsible journalism’ and how the term ‘objectivity’ needs to be rephrased in relation to reporting on war zones. Secondly, panellists discussed...

Emerging Trends and New Threats in MENA Region

This session delved into topics most pertaining to the Middle East today and which have affected the course of events regionally and globally over...

Redefining the Global Agenda: Old Guard versus New Players

This session discussed issues surrounding the established current world order and explored the players in the international arena that have the potential to change...

We Are All In the Same Boat: Regional Cooperation to Address the Humanitarian Crisis

The second day of the TRT World Forum 2017 opened with a joint keynote speech by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, the former Prime Minister...

Closing Speech: Inspiring Change in an Age of Uncertainty

His Excellency President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan participated as the guest of honour in the TRT World Forum 2017 to give the keynote speech at...

Opening Ceremony: Inspiring Change in an Age of Uncertainty

Unceasing demands for change and potential threats today challenge the contours of the global political agenda and inevitably urge numerous actors to come up...

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