European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)


Mr Gün KUT 



Education and academic and other qualifications

1981     BA degree, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

1985     MA degree, State University of New York, Binghamton

1987     PhD degree, State University of New York, Binghamton

Professional activities

(a) Present positions

Since 1988: Member of teaching staff at Boğaziçi University; Teaching courses on international relations, foreign policy, diplomatic history

Since 1996: Member of ECRI in respect of Turkey

(b) Work at national level

2002-2007: Courses on Human Rights taught at secondary level of education,

2005: ECRI Roundtable meeting in Istanbul

1996-          Various interviews and participation in TV programs on racism and discrimination issues

(c) International work

Since 1996: Participation in several ECRI working groups and reporting teams

2001: Participation in UN World Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance as member of the delegation of Turkey

2004-2007: Representative of the Council of Europe at the Management Board and the Executive Board of the EUMC

Since 2007: Member of the Interim Management Board of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency

Publication and other works

Various articles on International and Turkish foreign policy issues

Language skills

English, French, Turkish (MT)