Within the scope of the “Talks Open to the Public” event that the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Alumni Communication and Career Research Directorate (MİKA) plans to carry out each month with the collaboration of different faculties, a talk took place at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Conference Hall on Thursday, the 29th of March 2018 at 10:30.
The first edition of the “Talks Open to the Public” event was organized by EMU-MIKA in collaboration with the EMU Faculty of Business and Economics. Guest speaker at the “Youth and Politics” titled talk was EMU Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration graduate, TRNC Minister of Labour and Social Security Zeki Çeler.
Speaking at the opening of the talk EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam stated “We are very happy to be hosting Minister of Labour and Social Security, EMU graduate Zeki Çeler. He has a lot of responsibility as a young minister. He is going to share his experiences with us at the “Youth and Politics” titled talk”.
Minister Çeler started the talk by expressing that he is very happy to be back at EMU. Minister Çeler went on to share his experiences at EMU from the moment of registration to graduation. Touching upon how he got into politics and what he faced as a young politician, Minister Çeler advised young people to get involved in politics. Indicating that young people can get to the places they deserve with hard work and endeavor Minister Çeler advised them to “Never give up”.
After a question and answer session at the end of the talk, Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Prof. Dr. Eralp Bektaş and MİKA Director Derviş Ekşici presented Minister Çeler a silver plate. Present at the talk which had a significantly large audience were EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Prof. Dr. Eralp Bektaş, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan, School of Computing and Technology Director Prof. Dr. Mustafa İlkan, a large number of department chairs, academic and administrative personnel as well as students.