Inclusive and Democratic Governance

  • Support to the Improvement of Legal Aid Practices for Access to Justice for All in Turkey

    The Project aims to develop coordinated efforts for enhancing the quality of the legal aid services in Turkey as well as capacity of the attorneys, particularly addressing the needs of disadvantaged groups as well as Syrian population at southern provinces of Turkey. In addition, the Project will also address the institutional needs of Bar Associations for an effective coordinated and monitored legal aid system.

  • Strengthening Transparency and Code of Ethics for Enhanced Public Confidence in Court of Cassation in Turkey

    The Project targets developing and implementing strategies in the Court of Cassation (CoC), the implementing partner of the Project, for “disseminating code of ethics”, “strengthening transparency” and “increasing trust in the judiciary” in line with universal values, good practices and lessons learned in other countries. The Project will thereby address the awareness and capacity development needs of the CoC and the Turkish judiciary for enhanced transparency, public trust and ethics.

  • Project for Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Ombudsman Institution

    The Project addresses the capacity needs and assets of the Ombudsman Institution in Turkey, supporting it to fulfill its mandate in line with EU accession requirements. Through outreach activities for relevant stakeholders and the public at large, it is also expected that the level of awareness on the mandate and functioning of Ombudsman Institution in Turkey is increased.

  • Socioeconomic Development through Demining and Increasing the Border Surveillance Capacity at the Eastern Borders of Turkey- Phase I

    Border management is regarded as being one of the most priority areas of EU Accession process for Turkey. After the membership to the EU, as Turkey’s eastern borders will be the external borders of the Union, management of a comprehensive border security and its implementation constitutes an important subject.

  • Project for the Institutionalization and Broader Use of the E-Consulate System for Increased Efficiency in the Service Delivery of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Project aims at efficiency and cost-effectiveness with a focus on enhanced citizen-satisfaction from the services of the Ministry all over the world. The objective of the project is expected to be achieved through following outputs: i) use of the improved e-Consulate system for efficient service delivery institutionalized through enhanced institutional and individual capacities of the MFA, ii) broader and full-fledged application of the existing e-consulate system realized through the outreach strategy aiming to increase awareness of the citizens and respective stakeholders.

  • UN Joint Programme for Promoting the Human Rights of Women

    The overall objective of the Joint Program is to accelerate the implementation of gender equality commitments at the local level and contribute to the development of sustainable capacities to promote, protect and exercise women’s rights and gender equality in various areas of life. The Joint Program is implemented in 10 provinces. These provinces are Aydın, Çanakkale, Edirne, Eskişehir, Erzincan, Kahramanmaraş, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kocaeli and Ordu.

  • Preparatory Work for Demining

    The overall objective of the Project is to contribute to the social and economic development through demining and more secure borders in Eastern Turkey.

  • Improvement of Civilian Oversight in Turkey Phase II

    The overall objective of the Project is to support expanded enjoyment of civil rights by Turkish citizens and democratic control of internal security forces by the regulatory system and public administration of Turkey. The specific objective of the Project is to contribute to the progress towards the overall objective spelled out above, the project aims at establishment of institutional and regulatory framework conditions for an effective oversight by the MoI of Internal Security Forces at the central and local level.

  • The overall objective of the Project is to raise the awareness of the young male population of the country as conscious and responsible citizens who are respectful to the rights of one another and are more sensitive about protection of their physical environment. The project purpose is to educate conscripts who are in military service on the issues of human rights, gender equality and women’s rights, children’s rights, protection of the environment, general health care, legal empowerment and other relevant issues so as to make them responsible and sensitive individuals of the society.

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