May 11, 2011

UNFPA Opens Regional Office in Istanbul

The United Nations Population Fund has opened a new regional office in Istanbul on Tuesday, with the Turkish minister of foreign affairs, Ahmet Davutoğlu also participating in the opening ceremony.

The fund is for the first time opening a regional office in Turkey, and Istanbul will for the first time be hosting a U.N. office as well. The Eastern Europe and Central Asia regional office, or EECARO, is the first such office opened in Istanbul and in Turkey.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: UNFPA Opens Regional Office in Istanbul


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