After local government elections, TDBB organized its first meeting of board of directors in Kocaeli hosted by İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu-president of TDBB.

Many members of board around Turkey gathered for the meeting and General Secretary Mustafa Başkurt made a presentation on Union’s activities and gave detailed information about UYEM programs. He added, “in 2013 we shared our experience and knowledge with more than a hundred local government authorities around five countries, we appreciate the support of all the municipalities who helped us during these activities.”