In this research area TESEV analyses institutions, processes and mechanisms as well as change in values and minds. TESEV develops evidence based policy recommendations and solutions for a transparent, accountable and participatory democracy.

Currently, we are working on “Enhancing and improving the services of mediation in women’s access to justice“. This project is funded by the MATRA Programme.

Previously,  in this area, we worked on  “Local recommendations for access to justice in Turkey”. This project was  supported by the European Union, Republic of Turkey Ministry of European Union Affairs, and Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice.


This research area supports the following Sustainable Development Goals

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and the “Judiciary and fundamental rights”, “Justice, freedom and security”, and “Information society and media”  chapters of the European Union’s aquis