« Büyükçekmece » takes part in the European Local Democracy Week - a paneuropean event coordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe - as « Partner city »
'Seabed cleaning operation' was organized with Istanbul University students on Mimar Sinan Beach. Children aged between 6 and 10 were also invited to the program. An effort was made to raise environmental awareness in children within the framework of the program. The diver students of the university, who dived under the sea, unearthed car wheels, glass bottles, plastic bottles and many items from under the sea.