Second Preparatory Meeting for HLPF İstanbul was held in Ankara on 19-20 January 2016

Second Preparatory Meeting for HLPF İstanbul was held in Ankara on 19-20 January 2016.

Second technical planning meeting to prepare the third Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum for Somalia was held in Ankara on 19-20 January 2016.

Representatives from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Government of Somalia, the US, the UK and Denmark Governments, as well as from the UN and other international organizations were present at the meeting.

Participants deliberated in detail draft agenda and various logistical and administrative issues of the HLPF İstanbul. Side events to be organized at the margins of the meeting were also discussed during the meeting.

Finally, a small group have made a site visit to the conference venue in İstanbul and had meetings with local authorities