The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY & Turkey Programs Center and TRENDS Research and Advisory organized an in-person discussion and publication launch on “Prospects for Cooperation in Energy Transition for a Sustainable Future: GCC, Türkiye, and Regional Perspectives” taking place at COP28 on Saturday, December 9th, at The Presentation Stage, Knowledge Hub, Green Zone, Expo city, in Dubai.

Türkiye and the GCC share many synergies in the energy sector and unlocking the mutually beneficial areas of cooperation can play a vital role in addressing the challenge of climate change to the region.

At the event, we launched and discussed the contents of the TRENDS & Atlantic Council report on Türkiye-GCC energy transition cooperation. The report is composed of articles from experts around the region, on topics relevant to the discussion.​

Opening remarks

Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali
CEO, TRENDS Research and Advisory


Mouza Almarzooqi
Head of Economic Studies section, TRENDS Research and Advisory

Karim Elgendy
Associate Fellow, Environment and Society Center, Chatham House

Melek Öztürk
Research Principal, The Electric Vehicle (EV) Exchange


Serhat S. Çubukçuoğlu
Senior Fellow in Strategic Studies, TRENDS Research and Advisory


Dec 8, 2023

Prospects for cooperation in energy transition for a sustainable future: GCC, Turkey, and regional perspectives

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY & TRENDS Research and Advisory

An essay series exploring partnership between the GCC countries and Turkey to accelerate the energy transition and clean-energy deployment.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

The Atlantic Council in Turkey aims to promote dialogue and strengthen transatlantic engagement with the region through research, programming and high-level discussion forums to address critical issues around energy, economics, business, and security.