EU and External affairs office of Adana Governorship

Adana Governorship is local organization and have some roles to improve economical and social development of offering quality services and support towards developing power of competition and spreading culture of entrepreneurship and innovations. Some of the main targets are to support the cultural and creative sectors and innovation, creativity in order to improve of adaptation of local actors at national and international. The Governorship of Adana promotes the development of policies and initiatives for innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as promoting the dissemination and dissemination of applications to the public through the EU and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in national and international programs, due to the same goal of increasing social, cultural and economic development.
EU and Foreign Relationship Coordination Center can apply to EU Grant Programmes and National Programmes and carry out the projects in cooperation with all affiliated Directorates about social, cultural values, school education , adult training programmes ,sustainable development, environment, youth, security, health, agriculture, innovation, Entrepreneurship ,social problems, employment etc. on behalf of the Governorship of Adana if needed at provincial level.They organise trainings, meetings, workshops about all needs of Adana Governorship and affiliated districts.The responsibilities of EU and External affairs Coordination Center are to build the capacity in accordance with the EU acquits and the plans of national development, to supply technical and administrative assistance, to organize the trainings about all needs of province, to write and execute projects about the subjects which Adana Governorship needs .
This Centre work and carry out projects with affiliated public organizations about social, cultural values, education ,adult training programmes,youth programmes as a security, healthy, agriculture, sustainable development, environment, tourism,entrepreneurship,innovation,consumers etc. in cooperation. Our projects:
EYE in RURAL- (Completed)The project named ‘’THE ENHANCEMENT OF YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN RURAL ‘’ was approved on youth programmes in 2018. The goal of the project ; To train young people in rural ages between 18 and 30 years to develop their knowledge, skills and competences in relation to entrepreneurship, to contribute their social, personal, linguistic and professional development, to promote their talents, competent professions and to strengthen their job market and increase their employment. The project implementation started on December 17th, 2018 and ended on December 16th, 2021.
SIL –Sviluppo integrato locale / Integrated local development: Promotion of local development and micro-enterprise through the protection and enhancement of local resources and professional training. The project implementation started on January 2020 and ended on June 2021 supporting by Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia. Specific objectives of the project are: Targeted training actions aimed at potential entrepreneurs and tourism operators and the development of micro-enterprise and services;
Technical assistance activities aimed at the activation of local action tools and the promotion of new eco-sustainable businesses and services; Realization of tourist-environmental equipped routes; Territorial communication and marketing activities aimed at supporting the development of the territory
Realization of moments of exchange also for the acquisition of the EU standards
INTOCLUB: Integrated Response Plan for Sustainable Development for the Implementation of Coastal Action Groups and Development Policies in the Framework of Blue Growth
The project is lead by Italian partner, and its aim is to, in accordance with the principles of the European Union, the development of the private sector in the field of maritime and coastal tourism is to contribute to local development with an intervention plan aimed at strengthening the sustainable tourism sector in harmony with nature. Many related activities is being carried out by the partner institutions.
Adana Startup Café: This center is initiated and supported by our office which is a common meeting point for technology investors, companies and entrepreneurs. It is a sustainable, collaborative ecosystem where support such as training, networking, investment and mentoring that entrepreneurs may need at the beginning stage is offered together. The public services carried out by the café are ; meeting rooms, individual study desk, digital library, Entrepreneurship library, Freelance Workspaces, Social Areas, Entrepreneurship trainings, seminars and talk events,etc.
RESIST The Climate Change! (Erasmus+KA210 -ongoing)
Improving the technical and institutional capacity of partner organizations by at least 60%, promoting climate change and environmental protection education and training in response behaviors and developing training programs for resilience to natural disasters (earthquakes and forest fires) are the main aims of this project.Many related activities are planned such as education toolkits, gamification, training courses for the youth, etc.
Leaders For the Young Entrepreneurs (Erasmus+ YOU KA153 -ongoing)
The project aims are to strengthen the entrepreneurship skills as well as the digital competencies of youth workers to support young people, especially those who are neither in education nor employment (NEET), to become successful entrepreneurs, and as a result, contribute to the employability of these young people by providing entrepreneurship training and mentoring to young people with NEET. AS the follow up activities, two main events are planned, these are Entrepreneurship Training for the NEET and Experience Sharing Day for the target group that is NEET youth.
Our office has experienced and dynamic staff dealing with all the responsibilities of the office in the province and also carrying out national and international projects. Therefore, they are very skilled at preparing projects and managing them

EU and External affairs office of Adana Governorship has 3 current projects:

  • Prevention of The Technology Addiction & Providing Secure Internet

    Cooperation partnerships in youth (KA220-YOU) : young people between the ages of 14-18 in the field of technology addiction and safe internet

    We're looking for:
    3 more partners
    Deadline for this partner request:
    This project takes place:
    from 2022-12-26 till 2024-12-25
    and relates to:
    Strategic Partnerships
    This project can include young people with fewer opportunities.
  • Reducing the negative effects of climate change and Creating Green environment

    Our aim is To raise awareness about climate change and environmental problems and to raise conscious of individuals especially youth, to protect biodiversity

    We're looking for:
    1 more partners
    Deadline for this partner request:
    This project takes place:
    from 2023-12-25 till 2026-06-24
    and relates to:
    Strategic Partnerships
    This project can include young people with fewer opportunities.
  • Reducing technology addiction and providing safe internet among young people

    YOU 220 -Youth Cooperation partnerships project to reduce technology addiction and safe use of the Internet by young people between the ages of 13-24

    Partners found!
    This project takes place:
    from 2024-08-26 till 2027-02-25
    and relates to:
    Training and Networking, Strategic Partnerships, Capacity Building
    This project can include young people with fewer opportunities.

Past projects

The prevention of Technology addiction and providing secure internet


Digital Transformation in the local Written Media

It aims to learn, use and transfer digital technologies for youth workers in the field of media, especially in written media. KA153- Mobility of youth workers

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EU and External affairs office of Adana Governorship is

a Public Body
based in Turkey (Seyhan/ADANA)
  • Turkey Seyhan/ADANA
focused on
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Intercultural dialogue
  • Media and communication
  • Non-formal learning
  • Social media
  • Unemployment/employability
  • Urban/rural development
  • Youth policy
and interested in:
  • Training and Networking
  • Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Capacity Building
  • Meetings between young people and decision-makers
EU and External affairs office of Adana Governorship in 160 characters:

This organisation was established in 2010 to support all organization about the adaptation works of EU in EU candidate period of Turkey at local level.

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