Marmara Municipalities Union
Marmara Municipalities Union (MMU) is the first and the largest regional Local Government
Association in Turkey with more than 190 members from the Marmara Region.
Since its foundation in 1975, MMU has played an important role in the formation of a culture of agreement and collaboration among mayors and council members elected from different political parties, the development of coordination and cooperation between municipalities, increasing the authority and resources of municipalities, and representing municipalities at the international arena. MMU carries on activities in areas such as environment, urbanization, migration and social cohesion, local diplomacy, local economic development, resilience, urban technology and innovation.