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      The 2nd Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Prediction in ECO Region

      The 2nd Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Prediction in ECO Region

      The 2nd Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Prediction in ECO Region was held at ECO Secretariat Tehran, on 12-13 November, 2019. The course was attended by the delegations from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran (Host), the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Turkey as well as the representatives of ECO Secretariat.

      Press Conference after the 24th COM Meeting by H.E. Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour, ECO Secretary General, and H.E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey  (Antalya, 9 November 2019)

      Press Conference after the 24th COM Meeting by H.E. Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour, ECO Secretary General, and H.E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (Antalya, 9 November 2019)

      Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and ECO Secretary General H.E. Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour held a press conference following the 24th Council of Ministers Meetings of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) held in Antalya on 9 November 2019.

      Turkey hosts the 24th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM)

      Turkey hosts the 24th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM)

      The 24th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held in the Antalya city of the Republic of Turkey on 9 November 2019. The Council of Ministers (COM) is the highest policy and decision-making body of ECO and is responsible for formulating and approval of policies, strategies, work, annual budgets, audit reports, fiscal and administrative regulations, organizational charts, etc. The 24th Council of Ministers’ Meeting was preceded by the Senior Officials’ Meeting held on 8 November 2019.

      ECO Secretariat participated at IGOs consulting meeting on  WHO Framework on Tobacco Control in Geneva

      ECO Secretariat participated at IGOs consulting meeting on WHO Framework on Tobacco Control in Geneva

      On the invitation of the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a Representative of the ECO Secretariat attended the Geneva meeting on November 7-8, 2019.

      ECO Secretariat Organized a Workshop on Cybercrimes, Participated by Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey

      ECO Secretariat Organized a Workshop on Cybercrimes, Participated by Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey

      A workshop on “Cybercrimes” was held in Tehran on November 3-7, 2019, at the International Police Academy of the Islamic Republic of Iran (AIPA). The Workshop was co-organized by the ECO and the National Central Bureau (NCB) of Tehran and with the technical support AIPA. It was attended by the representatives of Afghanistan, Iran (host), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Turkey.

      ECO participates in the Baku International Energy Charter Forum

      ECO participates in the Baku International Energy Charter Forum

      On the invitation of International Energy Charter, ECO Secretariat participated in the Baku International Energy Charter Forum held in Baku, Azerbaijan on 23-24 October 2019. The forum was jointly organized by the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan and the International Energy Charter on the theme of “Enabling Energy Transformation through Technology and Policy Innovations”. More than 200 participants, including Ministers, high-level officials and leading experts from Member and Observer countries, international organizations, the energy industry and academia participated in the Forum.

      ECO became a member of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC)

      ECO became a member of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC)

      The 4th Steering Committee Meeting of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC) was held on 25 October 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The GN-SEC represents an innovative south-south and triangular multi-stakeholder partnership to accelerate the energy and climate transformation in developing countries. Since 2010, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) assists the regional economic communities/organizations and their member states in the establishment and operation of regional sustainable energy promotion centres.

      The ECO Secretary General Participates in the 18th NAM Summit

      The ECO Secretary General Participates in the 18th NAM Summit

      On invitation of the Foreign Minister of Republic of Azerbaijan, H.E. Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), H.E. Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour visited Baku to participate in the 18th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit held in Baku on 25-26 October, 2019. The Summit was formally inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. At the Summit, Azerbaijan took over the presidency of the movement from Venezuela for a three-year term from 2019 to 2022.

      Eco Participates in the International Conference on the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan

      Eco Participates in the International Conference on the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan

      ECO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Huseyin Avni Bicakli represented the ECO at the High-Level International Conference “Aral Sea Region – Zone of Environmental Innovations and Technologies”, convened by the Government of Uzbekistan under the aegis of the United Nations in Nukus, Uzbekistan on 24-25 October 2019.

      ECO delegate takes part at Regional Committee of WHO in Tehran

      ECO delegate takes part at Regional Committee of WHO in Tehran

      Health Ministers and high-level representatives of the 22 countries and territories of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, partner organizations and civil society, has participated in the Sixty-sixth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, from 14 to 17 October 2019.

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