The Common Good held an authoritative briefing on Turkey as part of our Foreign Affairs/National Security Series with Dr. Yusuf Ziya İrbeç, Member of the Turkish Parliament.
Dr. Yusuf Ziya İrbeç was born in Kas, Antalya in 1959. He was an economist, foreign policy specialist and academician. He served as a Member of the Turkish Parliament for Antalya since 2007 and an Executive Board Member of the Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), in which he was the Deputy Convener of Peace and Democracy Program. He also served in the Turkish Parliament as Member, Clerk Member and Vice-Chairman of the European Union Harmonization Commission, and as a Member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee of the European Union.