Updated: 11/12/2013

Turkey Calling - Town Twinning Programme from Ministry for EU Affairs

Call for proposal for the Town Twinning Programme, which will be conducted within the framework of the “Technical Assistance for Building Capacity for EU Affairs in the Governorates Project”, has been announced by the Ministry for EU Affairs.

Town Twinning Programme aims to contribute to the establishment of partnerships between Turkish provinces and EU member states’ local/regional authorities for exchanging experience regarding the implementation of the EU acquis at the local level through various themes.

Interested EU local/regional authorities are expected to send their expression of interest documents, upon this call dated 10 December 2013, until 13 January 2014 (http://www.vabpro.org/en-us/expressionofinterest.aspx) Application forms completed by the Turkish governorates to establish exchanges with their relevant counterparts in the EU member states will be announced on 17 January 2014. At this stage local/regional authorities in the EU member states will fill out and submit full application forms until 31 January 2014 which they will access through the project website (www.vabpro.org). Selected EU local and/or regional authorities as well as the Turkish provinces in Turkey will come together in the Turkey - EU Networking Conference to be held in May 2014 (provisional date) in Turkey.

Interested parties are encouraged to act as early as possible to reserve their place in this town twinning programme through filling expression of interest form http://www.vabpro.org/en-us/expressionofinterest.aspx  

Deadline for application for partners from EU member states is 13th January, 2014.


For further questions, please send e-mail to towntwinning@vabpro.org

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