« Seferihisar Municipality » is contributing to the ONE in FIVE Campaign - a pan-European campaign coordinated by the Council of Europe « Partner city »
Seferihisar is located within the borders of ?zmir in the Aegean region. The oldest settlement on Seferihisar district grounds is Teos, thought to be a Carian city, established by Cretans that escaped from the Akas in 2000 B.C. Among Seferihisar’s strong points are its famous mandarins, its sun, rich geothermal and wind energy resources, and historical riches. The reason behind the fact that the unplanned development on the Aegean and Mediterranean shores has not effected it is that archaeological sites and military zones surround Seferihisar.
Seferihisar Municipality is a local authority. Municipality works on the "Child Friendly City Project" which is advised by UNICEF. There are different type of projects and activities to raise awareness of children rights:
- Children Municipality Organization (more than 1000 children are member of Children Municipality)
- Children Rights Meeting (every 20th November)
- Children Rights Playground