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To maintain their grip on power, the DRS is accused of carrying out large-scale violence, which includes rampant killings and assassinations, and has a history of undermining the country's civilian governments.

Libya requires a determined leadership, empowered by the rule of law, as well as democratic institutions adhering to inclusive policies in order to reverse the rapid deterioration of the country

President Putin views geopolitical relations as insurance for his country's stability, pursuit of Russia’s assertive stance globally

Perspectives

To maintain their grip on power, the DRS is accused of carrying out large-scale violence, which includes rampant killings and assassinations, and has a history of undermining the country's civilian governments.

Libya requires a determined leadership, empowered by the rule of law, as well as democratic institutions adhering to inclusive policies in order to reverse the rapid deterioration of the country

President Putin views geopolitical relations as insurance for his country's stability, pursuit of Russia’s assertive stance globally

Discussion Papers

Today, Libya is fragmented and polarized, mired in instability and insecurity. As a result, Libya is lacking a unified, representative and legitimate government able to exercise authority throughout the country and hold a monopoly over the use of force.

The recent increase of foreign involvement in the Horn of Africa has revived the age-old drive of global and regional powers to dominate the Horn of African countries in order to safeguard security and commercial interests alike.

As the violence committed by Myanmar’s army against the Rohingya and the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria hit international headlines, distinct features of Gender- Based Violence against women in these conflict zones cannot be omitted.

Info Packs

This info pack provides essential facts on India’s 2019 presidential elections.

On March 31, Turkey held local elections throughout the country. With a recorded turnout of 84.7%, over 48 million of 57 million eligible voters exercised their democratic rights.

This info pack provides essential facts on Ukraine’s 2019 presidential elections, major issues determining voter decisions and the leading candidates.

Reports

The report ‘No one hears us’ documents the horrific torture of women in Syria’s dungeons as part of a deliberate strategy employed by the Syrian regime. In light of these crimes against humanity, the TRT World Research Centre calls for an impartial investigation into the use of systemic torture and gender based violence.

This report covers all phases of Brexit, from the historical background to the factors that led to the Brexit referendum itself

This report analyses the institution of the Arab Maghreb Union in North Africa and the reasons for its failure

Policy Briefs

This report examines gender-based violence against women in war, followed by discussions regarding the wider role they have played in combating this very issue in societies ravaged by war. In addition, the report explores policymaking that involved women, leading to their successful reintegration into society.

There has been a surge in Islamophobia, xenophobia, and hate speech in Germany, the largest economy in the European Union (EU). Muslims, who comprise an important part of the workforce in Germany, are being used as political tools by populist right-wing parties.

In light of one of the greatest humanitatian crisis the world has ever seen, TRT World Research Centre has published a report on the vital information and statistics about unaccompanied minors who have fled to the European Union as refugees.

World Talks

David Patrikarakos is a British journalist and the author of War in 140 characters. In this episode of World Talks he will discuss the concept of 21st Century wars through the spread of propaganda, fake news and disinformation.

Bendetta Berti is an Eisenhower Global Fellow and a TED Senior Fellow. She spoke to TRT World Research Centre about achieving change through parliamentary democracy in post-revolutionary societies.

William Hale spoke with TRT World Research Centre on implications regarding the US pullout from Syria, the role of Christian evangelists in Washington's policy-making and the future of the US economy.

Conference Reports

His Excellency President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan participated as the guest of honour in the TRT World Forum 2017 to give the keynote speech at the Forum under the moderation of Fatih Er, Director of News and Programmes at TRT World. President Erdoğan’s remarks spanned from the failure of the current global order in sustaining the international peace to the humanitarian crisis around the world.

The TRT World Forum opened with a welcoming speech delivered by the Director General of TRT İbrahim Eren and followed by Opening Speeches by Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ and Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. Throughout the speeches, speakers mostly emphasised the urgent need for objective and focused media, particularly in the current discourse.

The second day of the TRT World Forum 2017 opened with a joint keynote speech by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, the former Prime Minister of Spain, and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey. The main theme of their speech was the lack of international cooperation in addressing pressing global issues.

Videos

Books

TRT World Research Centre has recently published a book on the phenomenon of the July 15 and TRT World’s specific memory of it. Apart from gathering evidence linking the coup to the organization behind it, the book tells the story of the raid on the TRT World headquarters through the accounts of employees.

This book includes summaries and highlights of keynote speeches, seven public and seven closed sessions of the TRT World Forum 2017.

This review is a critical evaluation of the book, “Contemporary Perspectives on Turkey’s EU Accession Process: A Reluctant European?” edited by Catherine MacMillan.

This review is a critical evaluation of the book, “Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures, and the Struggle for Political Reform” by Nic Cheeseman.