Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer received a delegation from the representatives of the Mediterranean Network of Cities which included Izmir.
The World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Sailboat Blue Panda, sailing for drawing attention to the plastic pollution in the Mediterranean, anchored in Izmir for the events in Turkey.
“Terra Madre”, a gastronomy fair organized biennially in Torino, Italy and led by the world’s major good initiative Slow Food, will come to Izmir in 2021.
Thanks to the joint efforts of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Izmir Chamber of Commerce, cruise ships will restart to call on Izmir port regularly.
Iddrisu Musaf, the Metropolitan Mayor of Tamale City in Ghana, came to Turkey as a guest of African Trade Center and visited Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.
Marble Izmir Fair organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality signed a cooperation protocol with Ptak Company based in Poland.
“Turkey – People’s Republic of China Business Forum” was the event of second day of International Izmir Business Days organized as a part of the 88th Izmir International Fair.
Li Deng, the Ankara Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, and his delegation paid a courtesy visit to Izmir Metropolitan Mayor in his office.
In the 88th İzmir International Fair People’s Republic of China is the “partner”, India is Focus Country and Kahramanmaraş and İstanbul are Guest of Honor provinces.
Nine successful athletes of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality’s Youth and Sports Club will be competing in the world and European Championships in different branches.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Wolfgang Salazar, the Mural Artist from Venezuela, started a collaboration that will set the bar for coexistence of different cultures in Izmir. After the walls were colored with the children, the locals celebrated the event with Roman tunes.
Representatives and retired ambassadors of 37 countries attended to the meeting held in the Historical Coal Gas Factory.
The Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group TWO (SNMGMG – 2) was in Izmir Port. The commanders of the naval ships visited Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.
In the Best Sustainable Practices Contest Award Ceremony, an event organized as a part of “4th International Sustainable Buildings Symposium” on July 18-20, 2019, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality received four grand prizes for its four projects.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality took the first step of a great project that will develop north of Izmir through culture, nature and tourism. The coordination center of the project opened in Bergama Town, Kozak Highland Yukarıbey District.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is named as the pioneering city for its efforts to extend the use of bicycles through “Haydi Türkiye Bisiklete” (Start Cycling Turkey), a project designed by WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities and supported by the EU.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer announced that they are planning on starting the construction works next year and commissioning Buca Subway in five years and thanked the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for authorizing this investment.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor, Tunç Soyer participated the United Cities and Local Governments, Middle East and West Asia Regional Organization (UCLG-MEWA) meeting in Amman
In “Mahir Eller (Skilled Hands) Project”, an EU Project co-organized with the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, 14 female subway and trolley operators successfully passed their exams and proved their professional competency.
GreenTech 2019 Izmir, an event co-organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Izmir Development Agency (IZKA) and Ministry of Industry and Technology, unites Turkish entrepreneurships working in the field of green technologies and representatives from public institutions...
In the “ISBS 2019 Sustainability Award”, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality won four grand prizes with four environmental projects.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer attended to the 22nd Meeting of Working with Turkey Group organized in Brussels by the European Committee of the Regions. Mr. Soyer, who met with high level officers of the European Union in Brussels.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer took over his office about one and half month ago and, so far, he has received diplomats from 15 countries located all around the 5 continents.
82 teams and 800 participants from 40 countries came to Izmir for the FIRST LEGO League Open International Turkey, the INTO ORBIT – Space Adventure themed event organized on May 22 – 25, and this four-day event created both exciting and entertaining moments.
In this meeting, local governors who took office in the member cities after the Local Elections of March 31 were informed about the Cittaslow organization. It is decided that the Mayor Tunç Soyer shall act as the Cittaslow Coordinator for one more year.