News Center -TDO- In the scope of the EU-Turkey Media Bridges Project, "Italy EU Country Day" event, organized with the contribution of the Italian Embassy, was held in Ankara Journalists’ Association, press House.
The event was attended by the Italian Ambassador to Turkey, Massimo Gaiani, member of the Board of Directors and vice president of the Journalists' Association, Yusuf Kanlı, and invited guests.
After Ambassador Gaiani's opening speech, a panel with journalists Lucia Goracci (RAI Turkey bureau chief) and Raziye Akkoç (AFP Turkey correspondent), moderated by Nursun Erel, was organised with the theme "Through the eyes of journalists: becoming a foreign journalist".
After the event, participants were served Italian-specific food and drinks.
Within the scope of the "EU-Turkey media Bridges Project", which aims to strengthen the professional ties and mobility of journalists, "European Union Days" events are organized by the journalists ' association with EU co-financing. The activities aim to introduce the designated European Union country to journalism circles and other stakeholders, to address and convey the current political situation of the country in question by the representatives of the country. It is one of the most important goals of the "EU-Turkey media Bridges project" that media workers operating in the field of diplomacy in Turkey obtain information about European Union countries from the right sources.