Türkiye and SIGMA


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Status: EU candidate
Capital City: Ankara
Population: 79.4 million
Currency: Turkish lira (TRY)


Türkiye is both an OECD member country and EU Enlargement country

Türkiye remains a key partner for the EU. Türkiye has been linked to the EU by an Association Agreement since 1964 and a Customs Union was established in 1995. The European Council granted Türkiye the status of candidate country in December 1999 and accession negotiations were opened in October 2005.

SIGMA is currently working with:




Related links


Country co-ordination


Monitoring Report 2019

The Principles of Public Administration

Enlargement strategy and reports

Publications in Turkish

More publications


EU relations with Türkiye

EU Delegation to Türkiye

News on Türkiye

More countries


Events calendar


Piotr-Nils Gorecki

‌Country Manager
Tel: +33 1 45 24 79 93


SIGMA staff member Piotr Nils Gorecki

Maggie Redmond

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 83 56

SIGMA staff member Maggie Redmond


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