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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

13 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info


    EU Transparency Register

    917187641339-67 First registered on 17 Feb 2021

    Goals / Remit

    Founded in 2014 in Turkey, Türkiye Gençlik Vakfı is new generation youth foundation, which aims to raise a generation that will always be on the side of justice, defending everything that is good and beautiful in the world. To contribute to particularly Turkey and all other the world's youth by supporting their social, physical, mental, psychological and spiritual development, and teach them how to be productive, progressive, innovative and valuable for our world. To be afoundation that helps raise the young generations that will help build our nation anew. Our foundation has its values.
    These; justice, morality, unity and kindness.

    Youth activities including education, sports, culture and arts to help to increase the education level of the youth and population; to contribute to the young generations by supporting their social, physical, mental,psychological and spiritualdevelopment, and teach them how to be productive, progressive, innovative and valuable for the World.

    Main EU files targeted

    As Turkey Youth Foundation (TUGVA), we primarily target the EU Youth Strategy policy in the youth field. We would like to focus on the following areas of action with EU Youth Strategy:

    - (Engage) Fostering young people's participation in civic and democratic life,
    - (Connect) Connecting young people across the European Union and beyond to foster voluntary engagement, learning mobility, solidarity and intercultural understanding,
    - (Empower) Supporting youth empowerment through quality, innovation and recognition of youth work.

    We would like to contribute to 11 European youth goals with our projects within the scope of these three main areas.

    Howewer, TUGVA wants young people to engage and become an active citizen involved in democracy and society. We want young people to tell us what is important to them by taking part in the EU Youth Dialogue.In this context, we want to contribute to the EU Youth Strategy by producing new projects.

    Also, we target areas such as:

    - European Enlargement Policy,
    - Democracy and Human Rights Policy,
    - Culture and Creativity Policy,
    - Spor Policy.


    Head Office
    Defterdar Mah. Savakkar Cad. No:45 Eyüp/İstanbul
    EU Office
    Defterdar Mah. Savakkar Cad. No:45 Eyüp/İstanbul


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 24 Sep 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Yunus Emre AKBULUT 06 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Esra KARABAL 26 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2023
    Mr Ibrahim BESINCI 26 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2023
    Mr Yunus Emre AKBULUT 22 Oct 2021 06 Sep 2022

    Complementary Information

    There are 68 full-time professional employees at the headquarters of our foundation. The number of people interacting with EU institutions is 15. Five of them are working full time and professionally. The remaining four people work voluntarily (unpaid).

    So, Our foundation is an organization based on volunteering. Apart from the nine people we mentioned, we have hundreds of volunteers working for much less time. These ours volunteers take part in organizing activities within the scope of EU projects.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Our organization has applied for United Nations ECOSOC consultancy status and awaits the result.
    Apart from this, there is no other membership or application yet.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant European Comission 300,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    turkey youth foundation 10,000€ - 24,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment#Artificial intelligence and digital#Traditional minorities, national communities and languages#Western Sahara#Demographic challenges, family-work balance and youth transition#Fighting against poverty#Social economy#Sky and space#Green new deal#Anti-racism and diversity#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development#European cultural heritage, ways of Saint-James and other European cultural routes#Children's rights#Freedom of religion and religious tolerance#Trade unions

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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