Türk Dünyası Belediyeler Birliği E-Bülten
 
No : 19, December 2015
 
 
 
TDBB Administrative Board Meeting was held in Konya
Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) Administrative Board Meeting was held in Konya on 23 December 2015, hosted by Selçuklu Municipality. The meeting, under the chairmanship of President of Union and also Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu, was attended by TDBB Administrative Board Members who are President of Center for Coordination with Local Governments in Azerbaijan Ministry of Justice Mehdi Selimzade (Azerbaijan), Mayor of Güzelyurt Mahmut Özçınar (TRNC), Mayor of Novi Grad Semir Efendic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), President of Local Governments State Agency Bakıt Rıspaev (Kyrgyzstan), Mayor of Nalaikh Khaan Sharavkhaan (Mongolia), Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Burhanettin Kocamaz, Mayor of Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality Mehmet Sekmen, Mayor of Bolu Alaaddin Yılmaz, Mayor of Bilecik Selim Yağcı, Mayor of Gebze Adnan Köşker, Mayor of Beykoz Yücel Çelikbilek, Mayor of Ümraniye Hasan Can, Mayor of Kartepe Hüseyin Üzülmez, Mayor of Pendik S. Kenan Şahin, Mayor of Bağcılar Lokman Çağırıcı, Mayor of Keçiören Mustafa Ak, Mayor of Sancaktepe İsmail Erdem, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın, Mayor of Şahinbey Mehmet Tahmazoğlu, Mayor of Hendek İrfan Püsküllü, Mayor of Selçuklu Uğur İbrahim Altay and Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak.
 
 
 
"Transportation, Public Transportation Network Planning and Parking Area Management in Local Governments" Expert Training Program Ended
The Expert Training Program themed as "Transportation, Public Transportation Network Planning and Parking Area Management in Local Governments", organized by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) in cooperation with TIKA, between 13 and 19 December 2015 with the participation of 16 local government authorities from 7 different countries, ended.
 
 
 
 
 
Coordination Meeting of the Year 2016 between Local Administration Organizations was Held
Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), UCLG-MEWA, Union of Municipalities of Turkey, Union of Marmara Municipalities, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and World Academy for Local Government and Academy (WALD) met for Year 2016 International Activities Schedule Informing and Coordination Meeting on 16 December 2015 in Headquarters of UCLG-MEWA. Mehmet Duman Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA, Fahri Solak Secretary General of TDBB, M. Cemil Arslan Secretary General of Union of Marmara Municipalities and foreign affairs officers of all the organizations participated to the meeting.
 
 
 
Urban Planning Hands-On Training Program for Mongolian Local Administrators Ended
Urban Planning Hands-On Training Program for Mongolian Local Administrators organized cooperatively by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) and Duzce Municipality with the participants from TDBB members in Mongolia, Bayankhongor, Chingeltei, Arkhangai and Sainshand took place in İstanbul and Duzce between 28 November–11 December 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
TDBB High Advisory Board Meeting was Held
2015 Evaluation Meeting of High Advisory Board of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) was made in Union Headquarters on December 8, 2015. The Meeting was attended by Advisory Board Members who are Prof. Salih Aynural (Rector of Istanbul Rumeli University), Prof. Osman Horata (Hacettepe University Faculty Member), Prof. Adem Esen (Istanbul University Faculty Member), Prof. Rahmi Deniz Özbay (Marmara University Faculty Member), Dr. Özgen Keskin (Author-Former Mayor of Yıldırım Municipality), Murat Aydın (Deputy President of TDBB and also Mayor of Zeytinburnu) and Fahri Solak (Secretary General of TDBB).
 
 
 
The Business Visit of Bosnia and Herzegovina Novi Grad Municipality was Completed
After selected to the Administrative Board of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) in TDBB's Ordinary General Meeting on 9 September 2015, the delegation consisting of Mayor of Novi Grad Sarajevo of Bosnia and Herzegovina Semir Efendic, municipal officials and businessmen made a business visit to Istanbul and Kocaeli between 2 and 5 December 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
Diplomatic Winter Charity Sale was organized in Sarajevo
Organized annually, Winter Charity Sale was held in Skenderija Sports Hall of Sarajevo on 5 December 2015, with the participation of Embassy of Republic of Turkey and other diplomatic missions.
 
 
 
Sari Saltik was commemorated in Bulgaria
"Sari Saltik Bulgaria Meeting", organized by International Development and Cooperation Association (UKID) in cooperation with Razgrad Djemevi Association and supported by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), was held in Razgrad and Kaliakra between 18 and 20 December 2015. The event, organized for the first time in Bulgaria, was drawn great interest.
 
 
 
 
 
"International Substance Addiction Symposium" held in Malatya
"International Substance Addiction Symposium", also attended by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), was held in Malatya between 18 and 20 December 2015, hosted by Malatya Metropolitan Municipality. In the Symposium, which was organized in cooperation with Governorship of Malatya, İnönü University, Malatya Branch of Hayat Association, Platform of Fighting Against Addiction (BAM) and Malatya Branch of Green Crescent Society, and supported by Promotion Fund of the Turkish Prime Ministry, Union of Turkish World Municipality (TDBB), Green Crescent Society, Directorate of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Youth and Sport, Ministry of Family and Social Policies, Ministry of Justice and TRT, 11 sessions, 1 conference and 1 interview session were made.
 
 
 
Tölömüş Okeyev was commemorated in his 80th birthday
Kyrgyz director, screenwriter and politician Tölömüş Okeyev was commemorated in his 80th birthday in Istanbul on 24 December 2015. Organized in cooperation with Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), Mimar Sinan University (MSGSÜ), Kyrgyzstan Consulate General of Istanbul and TURKSOY, the commemoration meeting was held in MSGSÜ Cinema-TV Center.
 
 
 
 
 
Stationary Aid to Students from TDBB and Zeytinburnu Municipality
Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) and Zeytinburnu Municipality relieved jointly to approximately 18 thousand students have education in the district.
 
 
 
 
A new sister city to Samsun from Osh city of Kyrgyzstan
A cooperation protocol was signed between Samsun Metropolitan Municipality and Osh Municipality (Kyrgyzstan), members of TDBB, for the process of twinning. In the signing ceremony that took place on December 3, 2015, Mayor of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz said "Kyrgyzstan is our brother country. Between Republic of Turkey and Kyrgyzstan there are nice, healthy and sustainable historical bonds, and with these bonds, variable cities in our country create sister city relations by signing cooperation protocols with many cities of Kyrgyzstan.
 
 
   
 
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