Transport & Urban Development
Deputy Secretary General
Ayşe Asya is the Deputy Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean in charge of Transport & Urban Development
Ayşe Asya is Deputy Secretary General of Transport and Urban Development at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean since February 2018. Prior to her current assignment, she served as a Turkish career diplomat in various capacities, including in Germany, Syria, Yugoslavia, Belgium and Austria, and as Turkey’s Ambassador to Luxembourg (2008-2009) and to Latvia (2010-2011). At the multilateral level, she has experience in NATO, EU and UN affairs.