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TURKISH CENTER  for ASIA PACIFIC STUDIES

Ambassador Tran Quang Tuyen of Vietnam, paid a courtesy visit to  Director Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu on March 10, 2020 at the APAC.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the 41st Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran by the Embassy of Iran in Ankara on February 10, 2020.

Director of APAC Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu participated to the Farewell Reception of Ambassador Sanjay Bhattacharyya organized by the Embassy of India in Ankara on January 16, 2020.

APAC participated to the inaqural reception of the Sri Lankan Culinary Festival in Ankara by the Embassy of Sri Lanka on February 4, 2020.

Taiwan's CNA Ankara Correspondent Horng-Ru Ho reporter paid a courtesy visit to Director of APAC, Prof.Dr. Selçuk Çolakoğlu on February 8, 2020.

The Turkish Center for Asia Pacific Studies (APAC) as a member of the global Think Tank community joined the social media campaign #ThinkTanksReact led by the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) to show its react to the coronavirus pandemic.

APAC News in 2020

The Defence Attache of the Embassy of Australia in Ankara, Colonel  Richard Campbell, paid a courtesy visit to Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu on January 9, 2020 at the APAC.

APAC participated to a reception to celebrate International Women’s Day organized by the Embassy of New Zealand in Ankara on March 10, 2020.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day organized by the Embassy of India in Ankara on January 26, 2020.

APAC Director Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu participated to a public lecture on “Syria's Tragedy, Our Lessons” on March 2, 2020 presented by David Miliband, former British Foreign Secretary and president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee organized by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

APAC participated to the Kashmir Solidarity Day organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara on February 5, 2020.

Deputy Ambassador Charkrienorrathip (Shakir) Sevikul and First Secretary Nattamon Punbhochar from the Embassy of Thailand in Ankara paid a courtesy visit to  Director Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu on January 9, 2020 at the Turkish Center for Asia Pacific Studies.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the National Day of the State of Kuwait and the 28th anniversary of the Liberation Day by the Embassy of Kuwait in Ankara on February 25, 2020.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the 12th Anniversary of the Independence Day of Kosovo by the Embassy of Kosovo in Ankara on February 20, 2020.

Director of APAC Prof.Dr. Selçuk Çolakoğlu paid a courtesy visit to Ambassador Ari Maki, Defence Atttache Colonel Juha Makela, and Assistant Defence Atttache Captain Toni Tolvanen at the Embassy of Finland in Ankara on January 23, 2020.

APAC participated to the Film Screening of ”Maria: The Heart of Romania”  organized by the Embassy of Romania in Ankara on March 10, 2020.

Director of APAC Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu participated to the Farewell Reception of Ambassador Eduardo Gradilone organized by the Embassy of Brazil in Ankara on January 9, 2020.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the 72nd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara on February 6, 2020.

The Defence Attache of the Embassy of North Macedonia in Ankara, Colonel  Zharko Risteski, paid a courtesy visit to Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu on February 4, 2020 at the Turkish Center for Asia Pacific Studies.

APAC Director Prof. Selçuk Çolakoğlu participated to a reception  on the occasion of Ireland's Media Bridges Event on February 13, 2020 hosted by Ambassador Sonya McGuinness at the Embassy of Ireland in Ankara.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the birthday of Emperor Naruhito of Japan organized by the Embassy of Japan in Ankara on February 28, 2020.

APAC participated to the reception on the National Day of the Republic of Bulgaria by the Embassy of Bulgaria in Ankara on March 3, 2020.

APAC participated to a cultural programme on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day organized by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Ankara on February 21, 2020. Embassies of  Colombia, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, and Turkmenistan also contributed the event.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the 102 Years of the Restoration of Independence of Lithuania by the Embassy of Lithuania in Ankara on March 11, 2020.

APAC participated to the reception on the occasion of the National Day of Serbia and the Serbian Armed Forces Day organized by the Embassy of Serbia in Ankara on February 13, 2020.