Turkey's Second National Communication on Climate Change Research and Systemic Observation Meeting

25 Jun 2011

Research and Systematic Observation on Climate Change Meeting was held in Ankara.

On-going and completed research projects on climate change in Turkey as well as climate change policies were introduced during the “Research and Systematic Observation of Climate Change” meeting that was held on June 22, 2011 in Ankara. Gaps and needs in this area were also discussed. The meeting was held within the framework of the Turkey’s Second National Communication (SNC) Project.

The meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). A total of 68 representatives from the relevant public and private sector organizations, NGOs, municipalities and universities participated in the meeting which was held in the Conference Hall of the State Hydraulic Works (DSI).

The Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Turkey’s Second National Communication which will be submitted to the UNFCCC is financially supported by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), executed by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and implemented by the UNDP.

The meeting presentations can be viewed from here.