Media Accreditation Opens for World Economic Forum Special Meeting in Turkey
Yann Zopf, Associate Director, Public Engagement; Tel.: +41 (0)22 869 3618, yann.zopf@weforum.orgTürk?e ????World Economic Forum will hold a Special Meeting on Unlocking Resources for Regional Development in Istanbul, Turkey, on 28-29 September 2014Media accreditation is now open; please register online at www.weforummedia.orgGeneva, Switzerland, 7 August 2014 – Media accreditation is now open for the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Unlocking Resources for Regional Development, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, on 28-29 September 2014. The meeting will focus on the region’s efforts to maintain positive economic growth while boosting the diversification of its economies and enhancing trade and investment in human capital.The meeting will highlight Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia and their interrelationships, bringing together 500 leaders from government, business, media and civil society from the region. In light of the global economic context, participants will explore how governments and business leaders can develop and deliver new models for driving innovation and economic agility in this region.Discussions will focus on four sub-themes:Turkey’s vision and future, particularly in regard to its G20 leadershipShifting energy dynamics across the regionThe future of infrastructure, physical and digitalEntrepreneurial models that increase inclusive growth“As economic, political and social issues become more and more interconnected, there is an ever-greater need to facilitate trust-based dialogue to respond to the aspirations of citizens in Europe, MENA and Eurasia,” said Nicholas Davis, Director and Head of Europe, World Economic Forum.The deadline for online media accreditation (www.weforummedia.org) is 10 September. Accreditation is strictly limited and no accreditation will be granted on site.For more information about the meeting, please visit the Forum’s website at http://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-unlocking-resources-regional-developmentNotes to EditorsView the best photographs from the Forum on Flickr at http://wef.ch/pixWatch live webcasts of sessions at http://wef.ch/liveWatch sessions on demand on YouTube at http://wef.ch/youtube or http://wef.ch/youkuBecome a fan of the Forum on Facebook at http://wef.ch/Follow the Forum on Twitter at http://wef.ch/twitter and http://wef.ch/livetweetRead the Forum blog at http://wef.ch/blogRead Forum reports on Scribd at http://wef.ch/scribdFollow the meeting on iPhone at http://wef.ch/iPhoneUpcoming Forum events at http://wef.ch/eventsSubscribe to Forum news releases at http://wef.ch/newsFollow the Forum on Google+ at https://wef.ch/gplusThe Forum Media App is available here http://wef.ch/publicappsShare this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)