The twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations to be hosted by Turkey will be held in Ankara on October 12-23, 2015. The conference will be inaugurated by H.E. Mr Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN, President of the Republic of Turkey and government officials, parliamentarians and bureaucrats from 195 countries will participate in the Conference.
Eleventh Round Table of Parliamentarians constitutes an important part of the Conference and will be held in Ankara on October 20-21, 2015. During the meeting H.E. Mr. İsmet YILMAZ, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and deputies in the delegation will represent Turkey.
The main theme of the meeting will be ‘’ The roles of parliamentarians in the efforts to combat desertification, land degradation and drought: Framing of legislation to protect and rehabilitate land in the context of a strengthened resilience to climate change.’’ At the end of the negotiations a declaration shall be issued.