OREANDA-NEWS. June 13, 2012. On 4-6 June 2012 Istanbul (Turkey) hosted the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012 titled “Bridging Regions in Transformation”.

The issues on the Istanbul WEF agenda included: anti-corruption, tackling youth unemployment, the future of European integration and developing talent and many others. For more details on the programme of the event please visit the website of the World Economic Forum.

SCM was represented by Jock Mendoza-Wilson, Director of International and Investor Relations, who said:  "The  Forum covered some of the world’s fastest growing regions and discussed how growth and development can be harnessed to improve both the prosperity of the nations involved and improve the quality of life of citizens including  greater access to education, improved health care and investment in infrastructure and energy security. Ukraine was discussed in the context of its economic development and its closer integration with Europe and with the export markets of the Middle East  and Russia.”