BBI Advisory Board Meeting, Berlin

February 13, 2023 BBI Advisory Board Meeting, Berlin

Firstly, we are deeply saddened by the Kahramanmaraş originated earthquake that affected many of our citizens’ live. Our solidarity and our thoughts go out to the communities struck by this disastrous tragedy and all involved in the search and rescue efforts.

The 9th BBI Advisory Board  meeting was organized on 13th of February, in BDI Berlin. The meeting begun by BBI Co-Presidents Cansen Başaran Symes and Stefan Mairs short introductory notes.

Discussions which were facilitated by Dr. Sinem Adar, Associate Researcher, CATS/SWP and Dr. Hüseyin Gelis, BBI Executive Board President and President & CEO of Siemens Turkey  took place in two sessions entitled Turkey Germany and Transatlantic Relations | What is next for 2023 In An Era of Geopolitical Turmoil and Challenges and Opportunities in Turkey EU Germany economic relations for 2023

Following Soli Özel, Lecturer, Kadir Has University & Advisory Board Member, BBI Dr. Stefan Meister, Head of Program, International Order and Democracy, DGAP and Wolfgang Niedermark, Executive Board Member, BDI impulse speeches, members assessed the topic at hand. Turkeys Ambassador to Berlin H.E. Ahmet Başar Şen attended the closing session as honorary guest to the meeting.