©2019 by Cappadocia University, Department of Political Science and International Relations

Workshop Program

3 May 2019

10:00 AM: Opening Remarks 

Prof. Dr. Hasan Ali Karasar, President of the Cappadocia University

11:00 AM: Keynote Speech

Prof. Dr. Oktay Tanrısever - Middle East Technical University

10:30 AM: Water Management and Cooperation in Central Asia

Iskandar Abdullaev, Ludmila Kiktenko - CAREC


11:30 AM: Advancement of NEXUS approach in Central Asia: enhancing intersectoral and regional cooperation through education

Alexey Kobzev - Kazakh-German University


12:00 AM: Lunch

02:00 PM: Turkey’s energy relations with Europe: The role of transboundary water management and electricity trade

Halil Burak Sakal - Cappadocia University

02:30 PM: Evaluation of the Legal Framework of the Use of Water for Electricity Generation in Turkey

Cemalettin Tüney - Counselor to the Speaker of the Parliament

03:00 PM: Transboundary Water Management of Maritsa Basin

Mayıs Kurt - Middle East Technical University

03:30 PM: Coffee Break

04:00 PM: Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Central Asia

Davron Ishnazarov - The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)


04:30 PM: Sustainable or Abortive Water Resource Management in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan in the Post-Soviet Period: A Comparative Analysis

Selçuk Sunay - Middle East Technical University

05:00 PM:  Water Security in Central Asia: Regional and International Dimensions

Nurhayat Ulusoy - Ankara Sosyal Bilimler Üniversitesi