Message of Our Minister
The 18th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of Mediterranean and its Protocols will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 3 to 6 December 2013.
In this period that Turkey is part of, we will welcome environment authorities of 21 countries as the Turkish Minister of Environment and Urbanization. And with this organization, our aim is to enable Turkey gain a more effective, stronger and more prestigious position at the international platform with the importance it attaches to natural life in line with its 2023 strategic vision.
We wish this meeting to be beneficial for all the participants and us, and thank in advance all my colleagues and all the participants that contributed to this organization.