Registration open  for the upcoming Regional Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Conference on Building Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Institutions Europe and Central Asia Governance Conference, organized by the World Bank Governance Global Practice. The Conference will take placed in Ankara, Turkey, June 11-12, 2019.

To attend the conference, please register online ( before May 15th. Should you have any questions, please contact Natalie Manuilova ( and Marielle Wessin Severino ( 

The conference will convene around 450 delegates, including senior government officials, international development partners, academics, private sector representative and civil society groups from all Europe and Central Asia countries, including EU-member countries. The Conference will focus on foundations and innovations in governance reforms and raising Governments’ capability and accountability, featuring reform leaders in governance, cutting-edge solutions and emerging demands of society and businesses. A draft agenda is attached .

Participation at the Conference is free of charge, however, participants are expected to cover their travel and accommodation expenses. If necessary, kindly apply for a visa with the Turkish Embassy/Common Application Centre in your country as soon as possible. An invitation letter is attached and will serve as your formal invitation should such a letter be required.