System and Generation gets into the act about; increasing of economic growth, social and sustainable development, fostering Intercultural Citizenship Education, promoting tolerance and harmonious co-existence, working on migration and refugee related issues, encouraging social entrepreneurship initiatives, social inclusion of people with disabilities and fewer opportunities.

We aim to create Volunteer Development Centre in Ankara/Turkey with the following overall objectives:

- to contribute for developing a sustainable civil society dialogue between Turkey and EU CSOs.

- to create a mutual understanding of volunteering and promote it as a value for everyone.

- to create maintenance of a favorable environment for volunteers and voluntary activities.

- to adopt various approaches to mobilize and facilitate volunteering.

- to establish long term sustainable cooperation at local, regional and national levels between CSOs in Turkey and their European counterparts on areas within the scope of the promotion and support to volunteers and volunteering in collaboration with public sector as well.

S&G is:
- Head of Turkish Network: and to reach the website of National Network please click on: Anna Lindh Vakfi
- Board Member of ENYC, Reach the website : European Network of Youth Centers  
- EurodeskTR Local Relay. Reach the website: Eurodesk Turkey
- Member of European Volunteer Centre

   Mission and Vision



  • To encourage youth by establishing partnership and trans-national exchanges, preparing a common environment for Turkish and European youths; to inform and support for running European Projects; to promote young people’s active citizenship;
  • To develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, in particular in order to foster social cohesion;
  • To foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries;
  • To inform the youth about entrepreneurship initiatives and to encourage them to take action in this field;
  • To strenghten collaboration and operations in the youth area with Youth National Agencies, Education-Visual-Audiovisual and Culture Implementation Agency, Salto Source Centres, Eurodesk Network, Youth Area Commision and Europian Council;
  • To increase the awareness of youth, NGOs, universities on project management, preparation, execution and assessment;
  • To be available for any questions, free of charge- by telephone , by visiting, by e-mail, fax, etc.;
  • Organizing activities, conferences and seminars, etc.;
  • Network access to Europe information;
  • to provide education and support services;
  • To make collaborations and collective works with associate and candidate countries‘ representative offices through the association’s aims and with the purpose of enhancing the dialogue between European Union and Turkey.
  • To conduct and drive evaluation and information works on the effect of integration procedure on community, society, SMEs, NGO’s.
  • To follow up the Turkey – EU deliberations and consultations and to define the areas in which are probable of furnishing an assistance and to work on this topic,
  • To make necessary advertisings and presentations and information works, in our country and abroad, on the way of Turkey’s membership and with this aim, to provide orientations and coordinate the activities of associations and their offices in the country and abroad;
  • To follow up the programmes of our country, EU, World Bank, UNDP and other donations that are related with youth, NGOs, SMEs, civil governments  and to prepare and to participate in projects related with these topics, both as a participant or a partner, 
  • To prepare regional and zonal improvement, development projects; and to take part in projects related to this topic, both as a participant or a partner, 
  • To promote collaborations with domestic and abroad organizations such as techno-cities, universities, industry and commerce accommodations; for the improvement and development of projects and to assess these collaborations to a protocol. .



  • To conduct researches and meetings, conferences, seminars, panels, open sessions, symposiums , abroad educations and adult educations, 
  • To search for improvement and implementation of activities,
  • To provide action and social conditions by meeting the domestic counterparts, which worked with EU, NGOs, private sectors, publics (Parliament and Ministerial Offices, associations and firms);  
  • To organize cultural and art activities;
  • To collaborate with and/or to be an associate to related domestic and abroad community/public establishments, universities, NGOs, real and legal people, international establishments and firms with similar purposes ( associations, foundations, charities, platforms, corporation networks, etc.),
  • To make regional and sectoral research, to make scientific and academic research or make someone to do research, and with this aim, to prepare protocols and to sign them;
  • To make time-bounded and temporary actions in the country and abroad related to every written printed press, internet, computer programmes etc., and to make a web site and to establish a communication centre;
  • To enhance surveys in relevant topics; 
  • To buy/ hire/ rent/sell the chattels and demesnes that are needed by the topics/subjects of purposes and activities;
  • To make actions at international level in conformity with related rules;
  • To take up testaments, to accept and devote  any kind of donations and aid, suited to related legislation.




Info Kit: HERE