Laura Batalla Adam is part of a network of young Turkish and European leaders from all sectors who come together once a year to engage in intensive dialogue and to share views and ideas about topical social issues. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place alternately in Turkey and Germany, as well as in other European countries.
Laura Batalla Adam is the Head of Office and Political Advisor to a member of the Greens/European Free Alliance group. Since September 2014, she is also the Secretary General of the Friends of Turkey group in the European Parliament. Laura is an independent Turkey analyst. Her research focuses on Turkish Foreign Policy in general and EU-Turkey relations in particular. She has published articles in Turkish Policy Quarterly, Turkish Review and other journals. With the aim of have an in-depth knowledge of Turkey and Turkey’s accession to the EU, she has participated in several civil society projects in Turkey and worked in the Turkish Ministry for EU Affairs. As a result of her expertise, Laura has embarked in a series of projects in order to bring Europe closer to Turkey and vice versa. Laura holds two B.A. in Political Science and Journalism from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. In 2010, she graduated from the College of Europe with a M.A. in European Political and Administrative Studies.