IIJ attended NATO Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session in Istanbul

Starting Date2016-11-19 Ending Date2016-11-21 Istanbul

The IIJ took part in the 62nd Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly hosted by the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. This participation followed the engagement of NATO Parliamentary representatives in the IIJ parliamentarians meeting held in Valletta on 8-9 November on the role of parliamentarians in the field of counter terrorism. During the NATO meeting, the Parliamentary Assembly adopted a report on ‘Enhancing Euro-Atlantic CT Capabilities’ and a resolution on ‘Forging a concerted response to terrorism at home’, noting the role of the IIJ in facilitating inter-parliamentary exchange in the field of counterterrorism and the broader GCTF practitioner-driven work.