Presidency’s Directorate of Communications receives the Oscars of Public Relations

Presidency’s Directorate of Communications received golden awards in two categories with CIMER and “I Have an Idea for My Country” project in the ‘Golden World Awards for Excellence’ competition, which is organized by International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and regarded as the Oscars of Public Relations.

Presidency’s Communication Centre (CIMER) operating under the Presidency’s Directorate of Communications was awarded in the “Public Affairs” category while the project “I have an idea for my country in 2019” was awarded in the “Community Engagement” category in the Golden World Awards for Excellence competition, which is among the world’s most prestigious awards in public relations and has been organized by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) since 1990.

Stating on his Twitter account that two prizes were awarded in the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence regarded as the “Oscars of Public Relations”, Presidency’s Communications Director Prof. Fahrettin Altun said: “CIMER was awarded in the “Public Affairs” category while the project “I have an idea for my country in 2019” was awarded in the “Community Engagement” category in the Golden World Awards for Excellence. May it be auspicious to our country.”

Expressing their pride over being awarded for their efforts to strengthen the state-nation relationship, Altun said these awards also contributed to a qualified representation of Turkey in the international arena, and added: “I would like to congratulate all my colleagues, who contributed to this success.”

The IPRA Golden World Awards For Excellence, organized since 1990, aims to recognize excellence in public relations practice worldwide. Each year judges consider entries in a wide variety of categories. Public Relations programs submitted for consideration are judged according to the quality of their research, planning, execution and results. It is emphasized that recipients of the awards have the recognition granted to their entry as meeting international standards of excellence in public relations.

Founded in 1955, the International Public Relations Association is closely followed by public relations practitioners and educators around the world.