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      The ECO Secretariat has participated the 11th Tehran international Exhibition of Tourism and Related Industries

      The ECO Secretariat has participated the 11th Tehran international Exhibition of Tourism and Related Industries

      The 11th Tehran international Exhibition of Tourism and Related Industries was held on 23-26 Jan 2018 in Tehran International permanent fairground with participation of IRAN Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Travel Insurance Companies and other Tourism Related Industries. Also representatives from over 21 countries attended in this exhibition.

      ECO and SESRIC signed MoU

      ECO and SESRIC signed MoU

      Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and “Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 16 January 2018. ECO Secretary General Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akça and SESRIC Director General Ambassador Musa Kulaklikaya signed the document in a ceremony held in the ECO Secretariat in Tehran.

      “ECO Day 2017” was celebrated in Islamabad

      “ECO Day 2017” was celebrated in Islamabad

      In a high level ceremony, the “ECO Day 2017” was celebrated on 14 December 2017 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Event, attended by high ranking officials from the host country, ECO Member States, ECO Secretariat and agencies, as well as regional and international organizations, was honored by presence of H.E. Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, honourable President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan who also addressed the audience.

      28th ECO Regional Planning Council concluded its work

      28th ECO Regional Planning Council concluded its work

      The 28th Meeting of the Regional Planning Council (RPC), which had started on 11 December 2017, concluded its work in Islamabad when the Ministerial segment of the Council adopted the outcome documents on 14th December 2017.

      28th Meeting of ECO Regional planning Council started in Islamabad

      28th Meeting of ECO Regional planning Council started in Islamabad

      The 28th Meeting of the Regional Planning Council (RPC) has been started on 11 December 2017 in Islamabad. The delegates from all the Member States, observers (Turkish Cypriot State and Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States) and the ECO Specialized Agencies and Regional Institutions attended the opening ceremony of the meeting.

      ECO Ministers of ICT met in Baku

      ECO Ministers of ICT met in Baku

      The 2nd Meeting of the Ministers of the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) of the ECO Member States was held on 5th December 2017 in Baku. The Meeting was attended by high level delegations from Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Turkey and Turkmenistan. Delegation from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) headed by H.E. Mr. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary General also attended the Meeting.

      ECO Secretariat attended United Nations Environment Assembly

      ECO Secretariat attended United Nations Environment Assembly

      The “Third Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3)” was convened on 4-6 December 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya under the overarching theme “Towards a Pollution-Free Planet”. UNEA-3 brought together over 4,300 delegates, including heads of state, ministers and other delegates from more than 170 Member States, UN officials, inter-governmental organizations, business leaders, civil society representatives, activists and celebrities.

      ECO Secretary General attended Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process meeting in Baku

      ECO Secretary General attended Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process meeting in Baku

      The Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca, represented the Organization in the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process held on 1st of December 2017 in Baku. The Conference was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, Honourable President of Republic of Azerbaijan.

      ECO Secretariat participated at the 28th Energy Charter Conference

      ECO Secretariat participated at the 28th Energy Charter Conference

      The International Energy Charter (IEC) and the Government of Turkmenistan in its capacity as the Chair of the Energy Charter Conference in 2017 jointly organized the 28th Energy Charter Conference (ECC) on 28-29 November 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. ECC is the governing and decision-making body of the Energy Charter Process, having the IGO status, which bring together both the new and the existing member countries of the Energy Charter and provides opportunity for mobilizing support towards the full implementation of the principles of the Energy Charter.

      ECO Secretariat attended the 33rd Ministerial Session of the COMCEC

      ECO Secretariat attended the 33rd Ministerial Session of the COMCEC

      The 33rd Ministerial Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation was held in Istanbul on November 20-23, 2017.

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