COUNTRY MATRIX SAMPLE (Singapore on the
Topics of Clean Energy and Protecting Natural Heritage
Name: Republic of Turkey
(90.2% Turkish, 6.9% Kurdish, 1.2% Arabic, 1.7%
82% Islam, 13.0% no religion, 2%
Christianity, 3% others
President: Tayyip Erdo?an
Prime Minister: Binali Y?ld?r?m?
Type of Government: Secular
parliamentary representative democratic republic
Contributors: Agricultural products, textiles, motor vehicles, ships and other
transportation equipment, construction materials, consumer electronics and
home appliances, Tourism?
Country Major Imports: Machinery,
chemicals, semi-finished goods, fuels, transport equipment?
Major Exports: Agricultural products, textiles, motor
vehicles, Construction materials,
Trading Partners: Germany, UK, Iraq, Italy, US, France
Telecommunication liberalization is
slowly progressing. Internet is available to the public. Papers are owned by
a few large private media groups.
Public Transport quite extensive throughout country (Uses Metro, Light Rail
and Trams across 12 cities, Buses) Roads for cars and buses quite extensive
Clean water is easily available and sanitation is improving throughout the
Traits: A lot of shops and even banks close for lunch?
Foods: Yougurt, Aryan?
to the Arts: Some restrictions on performances and artistic works?
Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball
Above Syria, Above Equator?
Neighbours: Syria, Bulgaria, Greece
Relevant Points for Topic 1
1) Around 500 out of 1,222 human trafficking victims were
rescued since the establishment of the General Directorate of Immigration in
2) Based on Article 80 of the penal
code prohibits both sex and labor trafficking by use of force, threats, or
abuse of power and prescribes penalties of eight to 12 years’ imprisonment.
3) In 2016 256 victims of trafficking were rescued
Relevant Points for Topic 2
1) The Kurdish-Turkey
conflict (Between Turkey and PPK) is occurring in the eastern parts of Turkey
2) 3,222,000 refugees of
the Syrian Civil War has been displaced in Turkey as recorded on October 2017
3) The refugees in Turkey
are the people most susceptible to human trafficking