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  • Yakis attends the Second Task Force Meeting
    The second meeting of the Trilateral US-Europe-Turkey Task Force organized by Institute for Strategic Dialogue in cooperation with Brookings Institution was held on 6-7 December 2013 in Berlin.
  • Yasar Yakis attends the Blue Peace Conference in Jordan
    Yasar Yakis attended the international conference titled “Blue Peace” organized by Strategic Foresight Group on 27-28 November in Amman, Jordan.
  • Yakis speaks at the Symbiosis University in India
    Yasar Yakis attended the International Academic Conference hosted by Symbiosis International University in Pune, India on 14-15 December 2013.
  • Yasar Yakis speaks the symposium in Paris
    Yasar Yakis attended the Symposium on Gender Equality of the Parliamentary Exchange and Dialogue Initiative on 6-7 November 2013 in Paris.
  • Yasar Yakis evaluated Syrian Crisis in London
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis delivered on 20 February 2013 a speech on the Syrian Crisis in the Reform Club in London.
  • Yasar Yakis commented to Ses Turkiye
    Former Foreign Minister Yasar Yakis praised Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s new diplomatic framework called "humanitarian diplomacy”.
  • Yasar Yakis attends the rountable meeting of British Parlament
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis participated in a roundtable meeting held on 30 November 2012 in the House of Lords of the British Parliament.
  • Yasar Yakis was the guest of the A Haber
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis was the guest of the “Satır Arası” program of A Haber Channel on 22 November 2012 and answered the questions of Duygu Leloglu.
  • Yasar Yakis was hosted by Channel 24
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis was hosted by “Sansursuz” program of Channel 24 on 27 November 2012.
  • Yasar Yakis was the guest of NTV
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis was the quest the NTV Channel on 22 November 2012 and answered the questions of Julide Ates.
  • Yasar Yakis commented to Research Turkey
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis gave interview on the developments in Turkish foreign policy to the Centre for Policy Analysis and Research on Turkey.
  • Yasar Yakis was the guest of SKY TURK
    Former Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis was the guest of the "50+50 Dakika " program of SKYTURK Channel 17 October 2012 and answered the questions of Korcan Karar.
  • Yasar Yakis is decorated by the Belgian Prince
    Mr. Yasar Yakis is bestowed upon by His Royal Highess Prince Philippe of Belgium the decoration of the "Grand Cross of the Order of King Leopold II” for his contribution to the strengtheneing of the bilateral relations between Turkey and Belgium.
  • Yasar Yakis delivered lectures at Oxford
    Mr. Yasar Yakis, President of STRATIM, delivered two lectures at Oxford.
  • Yasar Yakis was the guest of the “Hariciye Kliniği” TV Program
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis was the guest of the "Hariciye Kliniği" program of Channel B on May 16, 2012.
  • Yasar Yakis speaks at NATO Regional Cooperation Course Graduation Ceremony
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis spoke at the Graduation Ceremony of NATO Regional Cooperation, held in Rome.
  • Yasar Yakis speaks at International Policy and Leadership Institute (IPLI)
    Former Foreign Minister of Turkey and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis, traveled to Paris to give a talk for the International Policy and Leadership Institute (IPLI) Symposium dinner series on 2 May 2012.
  • Yasar Yakis has been selected as a member of the “Board of Wisemen”
    Yasar Yakis, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM attended the meeting on cooperation on water issues on 10 April 2012 in Oman.
  • Yasar Yakis attended the Annual Congress of the Turkish Students in Strasbourg
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM Yasar Yakis attended the Annual Congress organized by the Turkish Student Association on 31 March 2012 in Strasbourg.
  • Yasar Yakis speaks at the World Water Forum
    Yasar Yakis, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM represented Turkey at the World Water Forum organized on 16 March 2012 in Marseille.
  • Mr. Yakis speaks at the international conference titled “On the Cusp”
    Yasar Yakis, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and President of STRATIM attended the conference titled “On the Cusp” organized by British Institute on 14 March 2012 in the Middle East Technical University, Ankara.
  • MR. YAŞAR YAKIŞ IS AWARDED THE DECORATION OF LEGION D’HONNEUR
    Mr. Yaşar Yakış is awarded the decoration of Légion d’Honneur (Officier), the greatest decoration of France and one of the most prestigious decorations in the world.
  • Yaşar Yakış participated in the Doha Forum
    Mr. Yaşar Yakış participated in the Eleventh Doha Forum held in Qatar on 9-10 May 2011. The main theme of this year’s meeting was “Insights on the International Political Scene: Transformations in the Middle East”.
  • YAŞAR YAKIŞ DOHA FORUMU TOPLANTISINA KATILDI
    Yaşar Yakış 9-10 Mayıs 2011 tarihlerinde Katar’da düzenlenen On Birinci Doha Forumu toplantısına katıldı.
  • Yaşar Yakış Kahire’de Arap Birliği Sempozyumuna Katıldı
    Yaşar Yakış 27 Temmuz 2011 tarihinde Kahire’de düzenlenen bir sempozyuma katıldı. “Demokrasinin İnşaı.- Deneyim Teatisi, Zorlukları Karşılama” başlığı altında düzenlenen sempozyum...
  • Yaşar Yakış, Avrupa Halk Partisi Heyetiyle Kahire’ye Gitti
    Yaşar Yakış, Avrupa Halk Partisi heyetiyle birlikte 24-26 Temmuz 2011 tarihlerinde Kahire’yi ziyaret etti.
  • Martens ve Yakış Mısır’a beraber gidiyor
    Avrupa Halk Partisi Başkanı Wilfried Martens, TBMM AB Uyum Komisyonu Başkanı Yaşar Yakış’ı Mısır’a yapacağı ziyarete davet etti.
    
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Born in Akçakoca (Turkey) in 1938. His parents were illiterate. He completed his primary education in his home town. He passed an examination to be admitted to the State free boarding school program and completed his secondary education in Bilecik and his high school education in Kütahya.
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