« Izmit Municipality » is contributing to the ONE in FIVE Campaign - a pan-European campaign coordinated by the Council of Europe « Partner city »
Izmit Municipality undertakes all local services effectively, efficiently and in harmony within its boundaries with its 905 municipality personnel. As a centre City municipality, it has several functions and responsibilities in substructure, superstructure, health and environment. Izmit Municipality prepares many projects related education, culture, youth, disabled and disadvantaged people, children as a target group to ensure realization of all kinds developmental implementation. Also, it undertakes some duties and services for the investment aimed at human below:
To manage the municipality according to strategic plan parallel to EU integration process, to originate corporate strategies of the municipal administration, to undertake preparation and implementation of the activities in conformity with these strategies, to determine, pursue and evaluate performance scales of the municipal activities and personnel, and to submit reports to the municipal council on this subject. As a centre City municipality, it has several functions and responsibilities in substructure, superstructure, health and environment. Izmit Municipality prepares many projects relating educational, cultural, woman, youth, disabled and disadvantaged people, children and in sport fields and to ensure realization of all kinds developmental implementations. Izmit municipality faciliates many decisions organs to chair their duties and services conferred with other civilian social instutions as a centre municipality .For instance, The Young Committe can take any necessary measures to ensure performance of upon the centre city municipality as well by carrying out its suggestions and recommendations to the municipality. In addition, Izmit Municipality is the first municipality in Turkey hosting these kind of organizations for Europen volunteer services and youth programmes. Besides, Izmit Municipality also joined many international EU projects all around Europe and invited over 50 organizations to Izmit Izmit Municipality is the first municipality in its region, hosting and sending volunteers under European Volunteer Service Program and develops projects related to Youth Program. Izmit Municipality representatives also participated many international EU projects all around Europe and invited over 50 organizations to Izmit in several projects. In all over Turkey, Izmit Municipality is one of 2 municipalities that is local relay of Eurodesk Turkey. As International Relations and EU Unit, we are organizing several conferences and trainings for young people to let them know about European opportunities. In a year app. than 2.000 young people benefit from these activities.