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      ECO participates in 9th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters

      ECO participates in 9th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters

      The 9th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters was held on 15-16 June 2019 in Tehran. The Congress was organized by Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and among the participants were the academia, national and international researchers, stakeholders from public and private sectors as well as representatives from UN and other international agencies in Tehran.

      ECO Secretariat participated in the 7th World Health Summit in Kish Island

      ECO Secretariat participated in the 7th World Health Summit in Kish Island

      ECO Secretariat participated in the 7th World Health Summit on 29-30 April, 2019, in Kish Island, I.R. Iran, upon the invitation sent by the Iranian authorities. The World Health Summit is the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Through the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health, it is organized in collaboration with all National Academies of Medicine and Science.

      ECO Secretary General meets the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian

      ECO Secretary General meets the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian

      ECO Secretary General H. E. Dr. Soleimanpour received the delegate headed by United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Partnerships with the Middle East and Central Asia, H. E. Rashid Khalikov at ECO Secretariat on Monday 19 November 2018 to consult on increasing humanitarian cooperation between ECO and UN-OCHA.

      ECO- UN Habitat Workshop on Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement, Disaster Risk Management and Built Environment

      ECO- UN Habitat Workshop on Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement, Disaster Risk Management and Built Environment

      The ECO Secretariat jointly with UN Habitat office in Tehran, organized a four days workshop on "Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement, Disaster Risk Management and Built Environment" for ECO Member states. The workshop was held at ECO Secretariat in Tehran from 11 to 14 November 2018 while about 40 participants from Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Tajikistan attended it.

      ECO Veterinary Heads meet in Tehran

      ECO Veterinary Heads meet in Tehran

      (Tehran, Iran) The 3rd ECO Head of Veterinary Organizations Meeting and the First Technical Steering Committee Meeting for early establishment/Operationalization of the ECO-VECO has been held in the Iranian capital in a bid to increase trade of animal and animal products within the ECO region.

      ECO SG chairs event at Disaster Risk Reduction Ministerial Conference

      ECO SG chairs event at Disaster Risk Reduction Ministerial Conference

      The Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation organization has chaired thematic event at the 2nd Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), in the Mongolian capital city of Ulaanbaatar on July 5, 2018.

      ECO SG takes part in Disaster Risk Reduction Ministerial Conference

      ECO SG takes part in Disaster Risk Reduction Ministerial Conference

      ECO Secretary General, HE Halil Ibrahim Akca, has participated in the 2nd Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), in the Mongolian capital city of Ulaanbaatar on July 3 - 6, 2018.

      Earthquake in ECO Region

      Earthquake in ECO Region

      An earthquake measuring 7.3 on Richter scale hit western provinces in the Islamic Republic of Iran on 12 November 2017 which has claimed hundreds loss of life, leaving behind thousands of injured and affected people. ECO Secretariat would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the people and government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for this tragic disaster.

      ICRC delegation visited the ECO Secretariat

      ICRC delegation visited the ECO Secretariat

      A delegation from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited the ECO Secretariat in Tehran on 1 November 2017 and met with ECO Deputy Secretary General Mr. Seyed Jalaledin Alavi Sabzevari and relevant officials of the Secretariat.

      ECO-UNESCO Workshop on School Safety was held in Tehran

      ECO-UNESCO Workshop on School Safety was held in Tehran

      The “School Safety Workshop" was organized from 22 to 24 October 2017 at the ECO Secretariat in Tehran, participated by representatives and experts from Republic of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Pakistan as well as officials from UNESCO, UNhabitat, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Natural Disaster Research Institute (NDRI) and ECO Secretariat.

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