If we in the West are going to claim to be actors for justice, let us at least be consistent in the principles for which we stand.

The Kashmiri occupation have been engendering violent behaviors and terrorism, and this can only be resolved through negotiation and mediating talks instead of episodic blame game or ongoing rivalry

Behavioural change is essential to mitigate the effects of climate change, but sustainable change will only come when governments and corporations change their behaviour.

Discussion Papers

In the past two decades, Turkey has broadened its diplomatic horizons and improved its relations with Middle Eastern countries.

Contextualising the political and economic crisis in Venezuela is necessary in exploring the various root causes and perspectives of the crisis.

Western economies need a structural transformation in the way established economic order is functioning

Info Packs

This info pack provides essential facts on Nigeria's 2019 general elections, major issues determining voter decisions and the leading contenders for the country’s top office.

This info-pack aims to provide the necessary background of recent developments in Syria with Turkey’s involvement in the northeast of the country.

This info pack details how the G20 was established and the mechanisms by which this global forum operates.


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

The war in Syria has provided terrorist groups with new opportunities to expand their support base and fields of operations.

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

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.

CEO of Thomson Reuters Foundation, Monique Villa spoke to TRT World Research Centre about a variety of issues concerning the modern day slave trade

Part two of the TRT World Research Centre's conversation with Robert Dickson Crane, former advisor to president Nixon, looks at Trump's vision, his free trade agenda and the global wealth gap

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.


Michael Arnold, Deputy Researcher at the TRT World Research Centre, discusses the fallout from the most recent Israeli airstrikes against Hezbollah-related targets in Damascus, Syria.

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui research shows the Western press misconstrued Turkey's political system and the leadership of the country by denigrating Turkish democracy and painting an image of an authoritarian state, ahead of June 24 elections.

Refugee children are victims of war and trauma. What is Turkey doing to help them? Ravale Mohydin, Researcher at TRT World Research Centre looks at the Turkish Government's efforts to ensure their future in Turkey.


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.

A critical evaluation of Nic Cheeseman’s book Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures, and the Struggle for Political Reform.