ASSOCIATION FOR LIBERAL THINKING

ASSOCIATION FOR LIBERAL THINKING

Ankara, Turkey

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ABOUT

The mission of Association for Liberal Thinking is to introduce the ideas of a free society to Turkish society; sustain a network of individuals, academics, and opinion leaders promoting these ideas; and influence decision makers for mentality change and reform.

Major programs for this organization include: Liberty Academy; Annual Congress for Liberal Thought; Freedom Honour Award; Freedom Dinner Student Essay Contest

IN THE NEWS

2016 ARAB LIBERTY FESTIVAL FOCUSES ON ECONOMIC FREEDOM FOR MIDDLE EAST

The second annual Arab Liberty Festival, held from Nov. 28 through Dec. 5 in Rabat, Morocco, focused on promoting economic freedom and classical liberal values throughout the Middle East. Hosted by the Arab Center for Scientific Research and Humane Studies and sponsored by Atlas Network, the Arab Liberty Festival brought togethe...

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TURKEY’S COMPLICATED STRUGGLE FOR A BETTER DEMOCRACY

Turkey had its general elections on June 7. No party garnered sufficient seats in the parliament to set up a single-party government. The Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has been in power for the last 13 years, lost its majority. After the election, Turkey faced two options: Either to set up a coalition government of...

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ENCOURAGING EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY IN TURKEY

Atlas Network partner Association for Liberal Thinking (ALT) held a Dec. 30 conference about education reform in Turkey, questioning the centralized provision of schooling in poorly performing state-run schools and instead proposing pluralism and competition in educational institutions.

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