Second experience exchange program titled “Working principles of the Legal Affairs and International Relations Departments of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey” (GNAT) was co-organized by the GNAT and TURKPA on 22-26 July 2019 in Ankara.
Staffers of the parliamentary administrations of member parliaments representing departments of legal affairs and international relations, as well as staffers of the TURKPA Secretariat took part in the program. In parallel, the program was also organized for the auditors from the member parliaments to acquaint with the experience of the GNAT in the relevant field.
The event’s programme included presentations by the representatives of the GNAT departments of foreign relations and protocol, law and decision, library and archive services, research services, strategy development, internal audit, as well as an exposure to the Parliament of Turkey, including its library. The participants of the program exchanged information on the structure, functions and working principles of the relevant departments in their respective countries.
In the course of the program, the participants met with Mr. Hakan Suat Ölmez, Deputy Secretary General of the GNAT. Noting the importance of the experience exchange programs that involve parliamentary staffers of the TURKPA member countries, Mr. Ölmez congratulated the participants and presented certificates on completion of the program.
The event was concluded with a social program.