Beneficiaries and Institutions


Short description Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation

 (Contact Kumru Co┼čkun)


Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey is responsible for labour and social security affairs in Turkey.

 Directorate General of Occupational Health and Safety

Labour Inspection Board


Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Department of Foreign Relations and EU

Department of Foreign Relations and EU

Prime Ministry of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) conducts; pre-incident works such as preparedness, mitigation and risk management, during incident works such as response, post incident works such as recovery and reconstruction in order to take necessary measures for an effective emergency management and civil protection issues nationwide.



The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) aims, parallel to the developments elsewhere in the world and in its capacity of the highest level representative of the Turkish private sector, at ensuring unity and solidarity between chambers and commodity exchanges, enhancing development of the professions in conformance with general interest, facilitating professional work of members, promoting honesty and confidence in the relations of members with one another and with the general public, and preserving professional discipline and ethics.



Small and Medium Industry Development Organization (KOSGEB)


The Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (UCTEA) was established in 1954 by the Law 7303 and the Decree-Laws 66 and 85 amending of the Law 6235. UCTEA is a corporate body and a professional organization defined in the form of a public institution as stated in the Article 135 of the Constitution.  At the establishment stage, UCTEA had 10 Chambers and 8.000 members. However, as of October 31, 2012, the number of Chambers has increased to 24, while the number of members reached 410.000.  UCTEA is maintaining its activities with its 24 Chambers, 197 branches of its Chambers and 48 Provincial Coordination Councils. Approximately, graduates of 70 related academic disciplines in engineering, architecture and city planning are members of the Chambers of UCTEA.




The Turkish Chemical Manufacturers Association (TCMA), officially established in 1986, provides professional assistance to the Turkish chemical industry with relevant representation of TCMA in the international arena and heightening the level of scientific and research activities for the domestic chemical industry.  TCMA's primary mission is to provide consultancy and assistance to chemical industry on current and emerging issues through interactions with appropriate government authorities, NGOs and the press media towards development of the chemical industry subsectors and disseminate the knowledge to the cummunity through lecturing at universities and other industry associations as part of the continuing education programs.