3rd Coordination Meeting of TURKPA, TURKSOY, Turkic Academy and Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation under the auspices of Turkic Council was hosted by TURKSOY on 3 October 2016 in Ankara.

3rd Coordination Meeting of TURKPA, TURKSOY, Turkic Academy and Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation under the auspices of Turkic Council was hosted by TURKSOY on 3 October 2016 in Ankara.
 
The meeting, moderated by Secretary General of the Turkic Council Ambassador Ramil Hasanov, was attended by Secretary General of TURKPA Zhandos Asanov, Secretary General of TURKSOY Dusen Kaseinov, President of the Turkic Academy Darkhan Kydyrali and President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva.
 
Turkey’s Member of the Council of Elders and AK Party Sakarya Deputy Mustafa İsen, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Ankara Zhanseit Tuimebayev, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Ankara Ibragim Djunusov, Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Ankara Ramil Qurbanov and Head of Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Rana Gökmen were also present at the meeting as guests.
 
Secretary General Ramil Hasanov gave information about the ongoing activities of the Turkic Council. In particular, he briefed on the Second Nomad Games held in the beginning of September 2016 in Kyrgyzstan, the Youth Festival held between 27-30 September 2016 in Ganja, the Junior Diplomats 3rd Training program held in May 2016 in Astana, preparation to the 6th Summit of the Turkic Council to be held on 18 November 2016 in Kyrgyzstan, as well as existing relations and prospective new partnerships of the Turkic Council with the UN and other international organizations.
 
Secretary General Jandos Asanov conveyed on the activities of TURKPA, Secretary General Dusen Kaseinov shared information on the TURKSOY projects, President Darkhan Kydyrali briefed on the endeavors of the Turkic Academy, while President Gunay Afandiyeva told the participants about what has been done so far by the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation.
 
In the course of the meeting, the parties exchange their views on the methods to establish cooperation mechanisms among TURKPA, TURKSOY, Turkic Academy and Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation. Topics such as preparation of the Joint Action Plan for 2016-2017, cooperation establishment between Diaspora Centers and the affiliated organization, international conference entitled the “Role of Youth in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism: Holistic Approaches, from Education to De-radicalization” to be co-hosted by the Turkic Council and the UNOAC on 20-21 October 2016 in Istanbul and other issues were discussed at the meeting.
 
In addition, within the framework of the coordination meeting Secretary General Hasanov gave interviews to the Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan’s televisions.
 
At the end of the meeting, Secretary General of TURKSOY Dusen Kaseinov thanked all the participants and invited the delegations to the lunch.