Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) 5th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting will be organized on 2 May 2019 in Istanbul.

In TDBB 4th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting which was held in Istanbul in 2015, it is accepted that “Ordinary General Assembly Meeting hold once in three years” in the Regulations of the Union. Moreover, in the chapter two, it is stated that the bodies of the Union which are General Assembly, Administrative Board and Supervisory Board are composed of the mayors. Within this framework, while the 5th Ordinary General Assembly should be held in the year of 2018, due to the changes in the mayors’ office after the local elections that will be held on 31 March 2019, it is decided that TDBB 5th Ordinary General Assembly will be held after the 31 March 2019 local elections in Turkey instead of 23 January 2019.

As a result of the negotiations and evaluations with related persons and institutions, it is decided that TDBB 5th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting will be held on 2 May 2019 in Istanbul. Furthermore, in the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting, TDBB Administrative Board Members, Supervisory and High Advisory Board Members will be reassigned.