Within the scope of the Ankara Initiative, declared during our presidency of the COP of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNNCD). A training programme on combating Desertification aiming Eastren Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia countries has been established in cooperation with our Ministry and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). The aim of this programme is to share our country’s activities and experience with the Eastren Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia countries and to increase the capacity of these countries in these aspects.
The training will take place in Konya and Mersin provinces between 22-26 May 2017.
42 participants from 21 Central Asia and Balkan countries are expected to join the training (Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Pakistan, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)