- City and Country: Istanbul, Turkey
- Website: http://www.yereliz.org
The association Yereliz was established in Istanbul, Turkey and is one of its kind since it focuses on local governmental issues and youth participation. The organization’s main objective is to encourage transparency and accountability applied in local policies. It also strives to strengthen local governments’ and CSOs’ capacities in working with the principles of participation, openness and anti- discrimination.
The association organizes capacity building trainings for citizen councils, CSOs and local governments, and implements research studies on monitoring and evaluating the performance of local governments for the application of aforementioned principles.
The association’s work contributes to the establishment of human rights friendly cities and neighbourhoods.