Besiktas is located in the European side of the city, and geographically composed of coastal and interior settlements. Despite its small surface area and population, it is ideally located at the junction of arterial roads of Istanbul, and has a convenient location to world-class ... Read more »
The Izmit Municipality, with its 980 staff members, implements all of its local services effectively, efficiently and in harmony within its boundaries. As a metropolitan municipality, it has several functions and responsibilities within the fields of health, technical affairs, ... Read more »
Kadıköy is a large, populous, and cosmopolitan district of Istanbul, Turkey on the northern shore of the Sea of Marmara, facing the historic city centre on the European side of the Bosporus. Kadıköy is also the name of the most prominent neighbourhood of the district, ... Read more »
Until this year, we were a member of the Board of Directors of the OWHC. We have been a world heritage city since 1994. We are a very active local authority as a municipality. This is our first ELDW experience.
The mission of our association is to have a “City Council” established, which already should have been founded on the basis of the instructions of the law on Municipalities in Turkish legislation (Nr.5393, Article 76) enacted in July 2005.
The City Council, as the ... Read more »
The Union of Municipalities of Turkey (UMT) dates back to 1945 and is the sole union for municipalities at national level. It was transformed into a legal public entity in 2005, in compliance with Article 20 of the Law No. 5355 on the Local Authorities Union as part of ... Read more »