Turkey's military spending remains high and needs additional oversight, a new report says.
Civil society experts say reforms are needed to halt rising poverty.
The peace process creates a secure environment for business owners who want to invest in the east.
The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs initiative allows citizens of Balkan states and Turkey to test their knowledge abroad.
The British business sector is set to contribute to Istanbul's development as a global financial hub.
Experts say the UN's Alliance of Civilisations is one way Turkey contributes to peace and co-operation.