Kadooğlu: An Advanced Economy is Only Possible with an Advanced Democracy

TÜRKONFED launched its report, “Towards a New Constitution: Institutional Reform and Democratic Culture” on December 16th 2015. The report, which addresses the relationship between socio-political reform and economic development, was presented at a meeting in Ankara with attendance of H.E. Cemil Çiçek, former Speaker of the Parliament.

TÜRKONFED President Kadooğlu stressed that an advanced economy is only possible with an advanced democracy, stating: ‘Turkey is in need of a constitution which will enhance its cohabitation culture as well as sustaining its economic dynamism and stability.’ Kadooğlu expressed TÜRKONFED’s acknowledgements to  the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Swedish Consulate-General Istanbul for their contributions to the report.

The event was concluded after a panel discussion moderated by CNN Türk anchor Ahu Özyurt and report authors, IPC Director Prof. Dr. Fuat Keyman and KONDA General Manager Bekir Ağırdır.