Another step toward the achievement of crucial partnership between Europe and Turkey… and ALDA is proudly part of it!

How? Thanks to our new project THE:PLACE Turkey Hand in hand with Europe: Programme for Local Authorities and Civil Society Exchange. 

THE:PLACE, implemented by ALDA and MAD – Center for Spatial Justice and funded by the Mercator Foundation, is a project aimed at building long lasting Turkey – European Union networks of Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities between stakeholder from the European Union and Turkey and increasing their capacity to create meaningful impact in their respective fields of action.

How will it work? Quadrilateral partnerships composed of both European and Turkish Local authorities and civil society organisations will be formed. During this 4-year programme, they will be empowered through capacity building, peer learning and joint cooperation on co-designed common projects.

Another step toward the achievement of crucial partnership between Europe and Turkey


Deadline postponed to 28th February. Please note: those who have already applied have the right of revision.

Interested about Euro-Turkish Cooperation?
THE:PLACE programme offers the unique possibility to be active part of its future actions!

THE:PLACE is seeking for rights-based/development Civil Society Organisations (non-for-profit NGOs and Foundations / dernek and vakıf in Turkey) based in Turkey and the European Union who are interested in engaging in an international exchange process coupled with an enhanced engagement with a local authority at the city level, either municipalities or metropolitan municipalities / district municipalities and metropolitan municipalities in Turkey.

Read the FORM to learn more about the eligibility criteria, and the application procedure and join the INFO DAY to know THE:PLACE programme better, meet the team and get all info about the call for participants!

More on the “Info Day”:

WHEN: 17th December
LINK: Register here