6th Annual Focal Points Meeting of the COMCEC was held on 3-5 July 2018 in Ankara. The meeting was attended by 97 COMCEC Working Group Focal Points and National Focal Points from 36 OIC Member Countries, registered to the COMCEC Working Groups.

During the meeting, the Focal Points have discussed the substantive issues pertaining to the COMCEC activities, including the COMCEC Working Groups (WG) and COMCEC Project Funding Mechanism with a view to improve their functioning and enable them better serving for addressing the needs of the Member Countries. Focal Points have been informed on the progress concerning the implementation of the COMCEC Strategy in the Meeting. The issues related to the challenges regarding the implementation of the COMCEC Ministerial Policy Recommendations and the issues related to their effective follow-up has been discussed in the Meeting. Furthermore, Focal Points have discussed how to ensure the contribution of the member countries to the “knowledge production” efforts of the COMCEC.

In this context, there have been discussions on 2019-2021 themes defined within the scope of COMCEC WG. Moreover, a training session on the COMCEC Project Funding has been held and the Focal Points have found the opportunity to practice a sample project preparation study.

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