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World-renowned #SilkRoad is back on track

World-renowned #SilkRoad is back on track

Photo by Yaşar Çelik The Turkic Council, a relatively new international organization, comprised of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, is determined to revive the ancient Silk Road, writes Eli Hadzhieva. The Council has designed a tour package and expects 1 million tourists from around the world to visit the destinations involved between, now and 2023. […]

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#SilkRoad to be revived in four Eurasian countries

#SilkRoad to be revived in four Eurasian countries

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Turkic Council, a relatively new international organisation, comprised of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, is determined to revive the ancient Silk Road. The Council designed a tour package and expects 1 million tourists from around the world to visit the destinations in the package until 2023. This new route promises a unique experience for […]

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#WHS: European Union commits to action at World Humanitarian Summit

#WHS: European Union commits to action at World Humanitarian Summit

At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system. The European Union (EU) is committed to strong progress on each of the five core responsibility areas, for which core commitments have been formulated […]

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The European Union at the #WorldHumanitarianSummit: Priorities and commitments

The European Union at the #WorldHumanitarianSummit: Priorities and commitments

What is the World Humanitarian Summit? The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) takes place on 23-24 May 2016, in Istanbul, in response to an unprecedented increase of people affected by conflict and natural disaster. Unlike other international summits, WHS is a multi-stakeholder process. The European Commission has been actively involved in the preparations of the […]

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#CEWEP welcomes new members from Luxembourg, Lithuania and Turkey

#CEWEP welcomes new members from Luxembourg, Lithuania and Turkey

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

  SIDOR, Fortum Klaipėda (Fortum Group) and Eren Holding were all greatly welcomed in the European Waste-to-Energy operators‘ community. Syndicat Intercommunal SIDOR is operating the only Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and treats residual waste from the center and the south of the country where 375,000 people or two thirds of […]

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#turkey #terrorism Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on terrorist attack on Sultanahmet Square in heart of Istanbul’s tourist district

#turkey #terrorism Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on terrorist attack on Sultanahmet Square in heart of Istanbul’s tourist district

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Turkey has once again been targeted by a terrorist attack, this time on Sultanahmet Square in the heart of Istanbul’s tourist district on 12 January. “The EU extends sincere condolences to the families of the victims killed in the bomb attack today and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured. “The EU and Turkey stand […]

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Further €200 million from EIB to strengthen Istanbul’s resilience to earthquakes

Further €200 million from EIB to strengthen Istanbul’s resilience to earthquakes

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €200 million to the Republic of Turkey as follow up support to earthquake risk mitigation efforts in Istanbul, Turkey’s commercial and financial centre. The EIB funds are being provided in the framework of the Istanbul Seismic Risk Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness Project (ISMEP), launched in 2006, in a […]

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