The Minister

Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu was born on the 5th of February 1968 in Alanya, Turkey.

Mr. Çavuşoğlu received his Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from Ankara University in 1988 and completed his Master’s Degree in Economics from Long Island University in New York in 1991. He also completed the Expertise Programme on European Union in European Research Center at Ankara University in 1993.

“We are celebrating the 66th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which has elevated human rights to a universal level on the basis of fundamental principles.

The protection and promotion of universal values relating to human rights, which form the basis of the Declaration is among the basic elements of Turkish foreign policy. To this end, Turkey, while contributing to the advancement of human rights law and values at the international level by becoming a party to regional and international conventions and mechanisms in the field of fundamental rights and freedoms; also acts with determination with respect to the realization and implementation of the standards of fundamental rights and freedoms at the national level.”

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