SIGMA and Turkey


SIGMA works with Turkey within the EU’s overall policy framework for the Western Balkans, the Stabilisation and Accession Process (SAP). Accession negotiations with Turkey were launched in October 2005. SIGMA currently supports this EU candidate country in the following areas:

  • Public Finance Management: Turkish Court of Accounts
  • Public Procurement: Ministry for EU Affairs


Further information on SIGMA’s current projects in Turkey will be made available shortly. Please also contact Rachel Holloway, Country Co-ordinator, or Elisaveta Gekova, Project Co-ordinator.

Publications and Documents

  • Assessment Reports

SIGMA's annual Assessments review the progress made by EU Candidates and Potential Candidates in public administration reform. These Assessments feed into the EC's annual Progress Reports and its programming of technical assistance. They also aim to provide countries with inputs into their own reform activities.

Assessment reports prepared for Turkey are available here.

  • Translations of SIGMA Publications into Turkish

SIGMA and the OECD as copyright holders cannot take responsibility for the quality of translations of SIGMA publications. For questions on using SIGMA copyrighted material or to request permission to translate a SIGMA publication, please contact the OECD Publications' Rights Unit.


Related Documents


SIGMA and GOV Publications in Turkish