Meet Our Team
Who are we?
New Young Turks (NYT) is a non-partisan organisation working to build bridges between Turkey and the world through cultural events and political dialogue. Over the years we have developed a network of young students and professionals of Turkish backgrounds across Turkey, Europe and North America.
What is our focus?
New Young Turks are focused on national and international events linked to Turkey. We follow the latest events happening in Turkey and continue to monitor and provide commentary on local, national and international areas of interest to do with Turkey and Europe, North America and the rest of the world. NYT focuses on issues such as art, music,cultural exchange, human rights, women, democracy and young people in politics.
What are our values?
New Young Turks believe in and campaigning for common values like the principles of democracy, equality, justice and the collaboration of Turkey with the rest of the world to work in an environment of peaceful coexistence and economic trade. NYT has a big vision for Turkey and wants to see Turkey and its people engage in dialogue with a view to building strong bridges with the rest of the world.
Who do we bring together?
Young European people of Turkish origin who live in Turkey and in the diaspora as well as Europeans and North Americans and young students from South East Asia. New Young Turks focus on effective proactive engagement and networking between young people of different origins converging different opinions and analyses on what is happening inside and outside the country in a critical and solution-oriented way.