Samsun Governorship

: May 24, 2018

Looking for Partnership Looking for Extra EU Funds
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Governorship of Samsun is the governmental local authority which governs all the public directorates and institutions within its 17 districts. Samsun is one of the thirty provinces in Turkey's metropolitan status. It is the highest populated province of the Black Sea region with a population of 1,348,542. Samsun, which is the most developed city in the Black Sea Region in terms of education, health, industry, trade, transportation and economy, is one of the first priority regions in development.

All the governmental institutions are working under the administration of the governorship. Our organization is authorized to coordinate, monitor and cooperate all the non-profit private business concerns, organizations and institutions including provincial directorate of education, culture and tourism, local health, environment, forestry and water affairs, public security and civil society organizations.

Our aim is to publicize and implement Constitution of the Republic of Turkey, Law, the regulations and Governmental decisions, conduct the orders and the instructions of the Ministry of Interior, take necessary measures for performing our tasks, coordinate and supervise the general administration and the state affairs, prevent crime, take precautions to safeguard the public order and security in order to deliver the public welfare and happiness and ensure human rights and fundamental rights for each individual within the framework of Ataturk's principals, rule of Law, democratic, secular and social state of Law.

Samsun Governorship is responsible for making actual of law, rules, regulations and decisions of Government. It is authorized in conducting these processes and in taking measures. In this sense it can enact generally.

Also, it is responsible for regulating general management and state and controlling of all situations in the province.

Our institution is the leader of provincial administration and an organizational structure providing coordination between region and central of Samsun is administering 1,348,542 residents of the city in terms of Public administration and providing services.

There is a project unit within the organization to monitor and manage local and international projects.


Mrs. Meltem Tunç Biret

Project Coordinator

Samsun Governorship

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 Enterprise and Industry
 Entrepreneurship and SMEs
 Capacity Building
 Social Innovation
 Intelligent Energy
 Development and Cooperation
 Social and Welfare

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