Izmit Municipality undertakes all local services effectively, efficiently and in harmony within its boundaries with its 980 municipality personnel. As a centre City municipality, it has several functions and responsibilities in health, Technical Affairs, Cultural and Social Affairs and environment. Izmit Municipality prepares many projects related education, culture, youth, disabled and disadvantaged people, children as a target group to ensure realization of all kinds developmental implementation. Also, it undertakes some duties and services for the investment aimed at human below:
Izmit Municipality prepares many projects relating educational, cultural, woman, youth, old people, disabled and disadvantaged people, children and in sport fields and to ensure realization of all kinds developmental implementations.
Izmit Municipality faciliates many decisions organs to chair their duties and services conferred with other civilian social instutions as a centre municipality.
In addition, if we need to give some information about the municipality activities; Gölkaypark (Waterskii Center), EcoPark (Ecological Park), Child Rights School, Woman Social Life Center, History Hall, İzmek (Vacational Courses with 62 different branches).
Izmit Municipality is the first municipality in its region, hosting and sending volunteers under European Volunteer Service Program and develops projects related to Youth Program. Izmit Municipality representatives also participated many international EU projects all around Europe and invited over 50 organizations to Izmit in several projects. We are also local relay of Eurodesk Turkey.
As International Relations and EU Unit, we are organizing several conferences and trainings for young people to let them know about European opportunities. In a year app. than 2.000 young people benefit from these activities.