22 / 11 / 2016

Climate Change Conference

Climate Change Seminar, by the Beşiktaş Municipality (IED)

The Seminar was held in Istanbul on the 22nd of November 2016, with more than 50 participants from NGOs, companies, academics, media members and international organisations in Turkey. The day started by a motivational speech from Mr. Murat Haznedar, mayor of Beşiktaş. The seminar was very important because of its high profile networking atmosphere. Beşiktaş is a very large and highly populated province which will start UTP in 2017. The province has the same potential with Kadıköy province in terms of Urban Transformation.

TuREEFF was represented by Arif Ergin, Marketing Manager and the Facility’s success stories were presented to the audience. The event was a ‘closed-door meeting’ for Climate Change Committee members only. As one of the key committee members, TuREEFF led the seminar and during the Q&A session received many requests to organise a series of sector workshops. The committee is working to identify the sectors most directly affected by or related to global warming and climate change.