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THE LATEST IN U.S.-TURKEY RELATIONS
Events
THO CO-ORGANIZES ROUNDTABLE WITH TURKISH OFFICIALS

On  Tuesday, September 17 , THO partnered with  World Affairs Councils of America  to host  Alparslan Bayraktar , Deputy Minister of Energy & President of World Energy Council of Turkey,  Prof. Gulnur Aybet , Chief Advisor to the President of Republic of Turkey, and  Prof. Akif Kirecci , Board Member of Turkey's Security & Foreign Policy Council. The discussion provided an opportunity for a conversation on Turkish perspectives on energy, economy, and regional security. With opening remarks from THO President Ali Cinar, President and CEO of World Affairs Councils of America Bill Clifford moderated the discussion. The invitation-only roundtable included a number of think thank, academia, business, and government representatives. 
September 26, 2019:

THO will be hosting a round-table discussion with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Kudret Ozersay of Northern Cyprus at the Yale Club of NYC.
October 3, 2019:

THO will be hosting a private roundtable discussion with the Mayor of Gaziantep Fatma Sahin to discuss Syrian refugees.
October 16, 2019:
THO will be hosting a luncheon discussion on the topic of the Kurdish Question at the National Press Club from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

RSVP: info@turkheritage.org
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THO Outreach
THO Communications Manager Savannah Lane appeared on TRT World and discussed the latest pick for the position of National Security Advisor.
THO President Ali Cinar continued with media as he appeared on CNNTurk TRT World, 24 News, and Bloomberg last week discussing breaking news developing between the US-TR relationship.
THO Communications Manager Savannah Lane joined TCA's Turkish American Women Leadership Initiative and met with Congresswoman Elaine Luria at a private roundtable discussion on Capitol Hill.
THO President Ali Cinar attends UNGA sideline programs and Concordia Summit throughout this week in New York City and and additionally attended the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations briefing at the UN HQ.
UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (UNGA 74)
The 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 74) opens today September 16, 2019.
The first day of high-level General Debates will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Stay tuned for updates as the assembly meetings progress!
This year's UN General Assembly theme is "Galvanizing multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion". Find out more about this year's UN General Assembly here .
UN chief announces creation of Syria constitutional committee:

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Monday the formation of a constitutional committee for Syria, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process.