New Strategy Center and Marmara Group Foundation have established a cooperation targeting the organization of joint events, in Bucharest and Istanbul, in security and foreign affairs field, as well as the accomplishment of common studies.
Te security challenges in the Black Sea region are important to Romania as well as to Turkey, both countries being concerned with the increased instability in this area. Considering this, Mr. Ionel Nițu, the president of New Strategy Center, and Mr. Akkan Suver, the president of Marmara Group Foundation, agreed that both think tanks should elaborate a common policy paper on security challenges in the Black Sea region, reflecting Romania and Turkey’s preoccupations and also analyze the progress of security issue.

The cooperation agreement has been established in the context of the international conference ‘Security Challenges in the Balkans’, organized by New Strategy Center and the University of Bucharest and co-sponsored by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, on May 26th-27th.

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