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An Evaluation on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement was signed at the 4th RCEP Summit held between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philip-pines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and ASEAN’s dialogue partners Australia, China, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand on November 15th […]


Latest Developments in TurkStream Natural Gas Pipeline

Turkey is an important country that functions as a bridge in the transportation of energy resources between producer and consumer countries. The TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, which targets the European market, strengthens the position of Turkey by transferring the Russian gas via the Black Sea to Turkey and then […]


Management Practices in Higher Education

Today, no one doubts the fact that one of the areas in which the most diverse sensitive problems of the modern world community are concentrated in education. Due to the multitude of challenges, it is difficult to find a successful example of university development even in the most seemingly prosperous […]


Asia Anew Initiative and Visits of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey to Central Asia

The 11th Ambassadors Conference held in August 2019 represents the starting point of the “Asia Anew Initiative” announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu. The idea that the center of gravity of the basic economic and political platform of the world is gradually shifting to the […]


Turkey’s Foreign Trade Policy and Dynamics

International trade plays an important role in Turkey’s economy. Export remains a significant source of revenue for the country. Turkey is an important supplier of agricultural, manufacturing and technological products to the global market. Therefore, this commentary aims to analyze the dynamics of Turkey’s foreign trade, show its key trade […]


South Korea’s Immigration Policy and the End of Demographic Isolationism

South Korea is an outlier among high-in-come countries in terms the share of immigrants in the population. According to the UN Population Division statistics, immigrants made only 2.3% of the population of the Republic of Korea in 2019, which is nowhere near as much as other developed countries have (14%). […]


European Union and Tajikistan: Assistance for Prosperity

Tajikistan occupies a special role in the European Union’s (EU) policy in Central Asia. Being a low-income country that is prone to climate change and natural disasters, Tajikistan is the largest recipient of development aid from the EU countries in the region, which according to estimates accounts for over 40% […]


Central Asia at the Crossroad of the Vaccine Diplomacy Rush

As it turns out, the political and economic potential of the vaccine, especially its instrumental role in foreign policy, were duly notices from the early days of its invention in the late 18th century. What would be more striking throughout history, though, was the peacekeeping, rather than confrontational, effect of […]


Rethinking Global Cooperation in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, which still raises many questions regarding its origin and date of spread, has continued to be a global crisis for the past year with the risks, dangers and devas-tating consequences in all areas. Although panic and fear prevalent at the beginning of the pandemic has decreased with […]


Global Environmental Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic and resulted lock-downs and border closures have significantly affected livelihoods of all people around the globe, resulting in a number of negative effects, such as COVID-19 related death and infection rates, economic crises due to closures of businesses and travel bans, school and university closures and as a […]