KarsINTA co-hosted with the Turkish Association of Local Authorities - TALA - an International conference on "Cross Border Regional Cooperation in the Caucasian Region". The Conference was held during Third Traditional Caucasian Cultures Festival in Kars, Turkey on 15-17 September 2006. The main purpose of the Conference was to promote the Caucasian countries that have limited local/regional relationships and to explore the possibility to install a regional mechanism for the development of people-to-people contacts and thereby contribute to the economic, cultural and social development of a region that has been facing political and ethnic problems after the collapse of the USSR. Speakers at the conference are mayors of cities from the Region, leaders of active NGOs, academics and representatives of companies having economic interests in the region.

 



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