This congress is organized by the European Ecological Federation (EEF), the Turkish Ecological Society and the Ege University Centre for Environmental Studies.

EEF is working to: i) promote the development of the science of ecology, ii) evaluate and disseminate information about ecology, and iii) apply ecological principles to global needs, particularly through its congresses and workshops.

Participants will include, amongst others, international delegates, academicians, researchers, representatives of international organizations, industrial executives, representatives of non-governmental organizations and students who will be able to exchange their experiences at special sessions and round table discussions. Authors and speakers will examine at the economic and political realities, acknowledge the role of different social experiences and ethical backgrounds and their interaction with and impact on the natural environment.