2nd Marine and Maritime Security Forum 2020

  • “Building Future from Atlantic to Indian Ocean”
2nd Marine and Maritime Security Forum 2020 ; planned to be held in Girne, TRNC on April 09-10, in collaboration with TASAM & National Defense and Security Institute (MSGE) and Girne American University (GAU) with the main theme of "Building the Future from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean" has been postponed to be held in Istanbul will be done as a hybrid (physical online). between 05 - 06 November 2020 due to the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 virus outbreak.


Main Theme
Building Future from Atlantic to Indian Ocean

Sub Themes
New Marine and Maritime Security Ecosystem
Future and Vision of Turkey Marine Ecosystems
Turkey's Capacity Building in the Black Sea, Mediterranean and Red Sea and Oceans
Structuring of Turkish Navy Forces and Power Distribution / Focusing
Turkish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and Energy, Competition in Eastern Mediterranean Geopolitics
New Variables in Marine Geopolitics; Arctic, Canal Istanbul etc.
Turkish Maritime Trade Vision and Future; Perspectives / Analysis (Turkey, TRNC)
Turkish Nautical Tourism Vision / Future; Perspectives / Analysis (Turkey, TRNC)
Turkish Ships and Marine Technology Industry Perspectives (Turkey, TRNC)
Maritime Security; Turkish Defense Industry
Turkish Shipbuilding Capabilities and Shipyard
Turkish Ports, Marina, Ship and Yacht Tourism; Hinterland and Growth Strategies (Turkey, TRNC)
Turkey Deep Sea Drilling Capabilities
Turkish Naval Base Scenarios and TRNC

Mexico with its area of near 2 million km², strategic position in Central America, population of approximately 124 million, human resources, GDP of 1,223 trillion dollars and developing economy is a prominent country. Mexico also is a notable member and observer to many international organizations ...;

Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, is a country that attracts the attention of the world with its strategic location connecting Asia to Africa and Mediterranean to Indian Ocean, its leading role in the Arab and Islamic world, 34 million dynamic population, natural resources, 20% share in the proven oi...;

On the other hand, Brazil, which is the sixth country with its population of over 213 million and the fifth largest country with its surface area of over 8.5 million km², is an important political and economic power in Latin America and is one of the major players at the global level.;

The biggest problem in trade between Russia and Turkey is that; this relation has begun to shape in favor of Russia. In long term; this situation may cause political and economical problems with regards to sustainment of relations. Turkey’s growing need for energy and high energy prices are some of ...;

People's Republic of China has become the largest trade partner of Turkey, among Japan and South Korea and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In parallel with the increase in trade volume, the relations between the two countries have gained momentum.;

Turkey is attempting to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), of which Argentina is a member. The "FTA Framework Agreement" signed in 2008 to determine the framework of FTA negotiations between Turkey and MERCOSUR entered into force in 2019. ;

The development of new alliances on security can be read from the risks and the initiatives undertaken by dominant countries. The quality of the concepts of property and power, and the business model change historically. The future of the EU with the "Failure in Success" syndrome will be determine...;

Ukraine, being a member of many regional and international organizations such as United Nations (UN), UN, Council of Europe, OSCE, CIS, WTO, GUAM, BSEC, AVET, BSEC, is one of the 21st century regional power candidates and it is foreseen that its importance will continue to increase in the near futur...;

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