The fifth issue (Winter 2017) of the periodical “Local Agenda in Eurasia”, which is prepared as a quarterly Activity Bulletin of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), was published.

The cover stories of the fifth issue are news on Information and experience sharing program for Gagauzian mayors themed “Alternative Energy Sources and Asphalt Operations in Local Governments,” “The panel on the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Turkic Republics,” Turkey Gala Program of “Urkun” Movie about Kyrgyz Resistance on 1916.

Other subjects that take place in this issue are Visit of Gagauzia President and Mayors to TDBB, Alihan Bokeyhan Commemoration Event on his 150th Birthday, Visit of Albania and Bosnia Herzegovina Mayors to TDBB, Expert Training Program for Kyrgyz Pre-School Educators, Doboj Istok Child and Youth Center TDBB Houses, Istanbul Program of Bosnia Herzegovina Educators Delegation, Expert Training Program on “Water, Waste Water and Water Systems,” 2017 Coordination Meeting of Local Government Institutions, TURKPA Member Countries in the last 25 years Conference, Stationery Help in coordination of Zeytinburnu Municipality and TDBB, International Koroglu Festival, Ermukhan Bekmahanov Symposium and “Turkey and Romany” books.

In addition in the bulletin, where the supported activities and events made in cooperation, TDBB Administrative Meetings and news about our Member Municipalities also take place, there are English and Russian summaries for our members and readers in other countries.

The subject of the travel writing in this issue is the capital city of Azerbaijan, pearl of Caspian, Baku which is the most important trade center of Caucasia and port of Caspian Sea. Baku travel writing is presented to the readers by TDBB Foreign Relations Expert Vedad Halilovic.


Local Agenda in Eurasia No 5