A woman casting her vote
A woman casting her vote

14 July 2007

Following Turkey's July 2007 elections everything is set for the incoming Erdogan government – and Turkey's next president, most likely the 'Islamic Calvinist' and current foreign minister Abdullah Gül – to renew reform efforts directed at EU membership.

This section offers some background information on post-election Turkey, including biographies of new faces in Turkey’s leading political party, the AKP; information on women in the new Turkish parliament; information on the current constitutional reform debate, set to grow in intensity in the coming months; and some good texts on Turkey that we recommend as background reading.

  1. Election results - interesting facts about the elections
  2. New faces in AKP
  3. Women in the new parliament
  4. Constitutional reform debate
  5. Other recommended background reading
Analyse aktueller türkischer Politik in Partnerschaft mit ESI. Aktuelle Ausgabe: Turkey & the EU – Stronger Together?.
Balkan Express Film
ESI Turkey reports
Turkey picture stories
Background information
Recommended reading
Literary walk