No: 139, 1 July 2020, Press Release Regarding South East Europe Cooperation Process (seecp) 2020-2021 Turkish Chairmanship-in-office

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 01.07.2020

Turkey assumes the South East Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP) 2020-2021 Chairmanship-in-Office on 1 July 2020, for one year, for the third time.

Turkey’s previous Chairmanships were in 1998-1999 and 2009-2010.

The SEECP, which was founded in 1996, is the most comprehensive regional cooperation forum that includes all 13 countries in South East Europe.

Turkey identified its Chairmanship priorities taking into account global and regional issues that occupy the agenda of the countries in the region with a special emphasis on the fight against Covid-19, and will carry out its activities on the basis of “regional ownership” and “inclusiveness”, which are the basic principles of the SEECP.

Ahmet Peyami Kalyoncu Consul General
Monday - Friday

09:30 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 16:30

Submission of Documents: 10.00-12.30
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/25/2020 1/25/2020 Lunar New Year's Day
1/27/2020 1/28/2020 The third and fourth day of Lunar New Year
4/4/2020 4/4/2020 Ching Ming Festival
4/10/2020 4/11/2020 Goof Friday and the day following Good Friday
4/13/2020 4/13/2020 Easter Monday
4/30/2020 4/30/2020 Birthday of the Buddha
5/1/2020 5/1/2020 Labour Day
5/24/2020 5/24/2020 Feast of Ramadan
6/25/2020 6/25/2020 Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
7/1/2020 7/1/2020 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
7/31/2020 7/31/2020 Feast of Sacrifice
10/1/2020 10/2/2020 National Day of PRC
10/2/2020 10/2/2020 The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
10/26/2020 10/26/2020 The day following Chung Yeung Festival
10/29/2020 10/29/2020 National Day of the Republic of Turkey
12/25/2020 12/26/2020 Christmas