Turkey Youth Union

Turkey Youth Union-Türkiye Gençlik Birliği (TGB) is a nation-wide political youth organization founded in 19 May, 2006. It is comprised of 65 student clubs-societies from over 40 Turkish universities. Turkey Youth Union is an advocate of the principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and Turkish independence.

The Union, organizes mass protests against the EU and USA supported AKP government and has been very influential in Turkey's 2007 presidential elections as the preeminent representative youth organization of Turkey.The union is against Turkey's membership to European Union and any cooperation with American imperialism.

Turkey Youth Union opens Attila İlhan Cultural Centers at several cities for promoting the Republican values among the youth. The cultural centers in Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Eskisehir and Afyon will be followed by the new ones in Bursa, Eskisehir, Sivas, Muğla and Denizli.

TYU Executive Council

*President:Adnan Türkkan
*Vice-President: Mustafa Altay Sönmez
*Vice-President: Önder Öztürk
*Secretary General: Osman Yılmaz
*Chief Accountant: Burak Çavlak
*Assistant Secretary: İlker Yücel
*Assistant Accountant: Tolga Erden
*Onur Akman
*Fırat Arslan
*Deniz Kel
*Hasan Ali Kızılırmak

Official Link

* [http://www.tgb.org.tr Türkiye Gençlik Birliği (TGB) (Turkey Youth Union)]

External links

* [http://www.dipdalgasi.org ODTÜ Ulusal Bağımsızlık Cephesi]

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