Organisation  
     
 

HAMBERS OF TRADESMEN AND CRAFTSMEN
Those have been established in every province and district center by the inter-cooperation of at least 500 actively functioning tradesmen and craftsmen coming together, having the same or various occupations. They maintain activities pertaining to safeguarding its members’ interests, ensuring their improvement in their work field, and aiding them with the subjects they require. (3088 by the end of November 2013)

TRADESMEN AND CRAFTSMEN CHAMBERS UNION
Totally 82 (as two of them being in Istanbul) actively functioning tradesmen and craftsmen Chambers Unions, to which tradesmen and craftsmen Chambers that are located within the same province are connected, are available and had established for the purpose of serving to our tradesmen and craftsmen. Their activities are oriented to ensuring solidarity between chambers, ensuring their improvement, and representing tradesmen and craftsmen with respect to their occupational interests.

TRADESMEN AND CRAFTSMEN FEDERATION;

Currently 13 sector occupational federations are available established for providing the members of the tradesmen and craftsmen chambers of the same profession with their occupation-specific needs, and for ensuring their nationwide employments and improvements.  The federations’ headquarter is located in Ankara

  1. Grocers and Vendors Federation
  2. Commercial Vehicle Drivers and Owners Federation
  3. Barbers and Hairdressers Federation
  4. Public Shoe-makers Federation
  5. Coffee House and Kiosks Federation
  6. Metal Goods Federation
  7. Tailors, Ready-made Cloth Manufacturers-Sellers, and Dressing Tradesmen and Cradftsmen Federation
  8. Electric-Electronic and Similar Technician Tradesmen and Craftsmen Federation
  9. Kebab, Meatball, Desert and Patisserie Houses, Restaurants Federation
  10. Woodworks Tradesmen and Craftsmen Federation
  11. Bakeries Federation
  12. Butchers, Livestock Fattening, Meat and Meat Products Tradesmen and Craftsmen Federation
  13. Greengrocer, Fruit selling, and Itinerant Merchant Tradesmen and Craftsmen Federation

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS WITH WHICH TESK IS INVOLVED IN ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS

- KOSGEB (Small and Medium Industry Development Organisation)
- MEKSA (Foundation for the Promotion of Vocational Training and Small Industry)
- İŞ-KUR (Social Security Organization for Tradesmen-Craftsmens and Self-Employed)
- Credit Guarantee Found
- DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) 

- European Union-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee

- MYK (Vocational Qualifications Authority)

 - SGK (Social Security Institution)

 

 

INSTITUTES AND ORGANIZATIONS BY WHICH TESK IS REPRESENTED

·         Economic and Social Council

·         Vocational Training Board of Ministry of Education

·         Trade Guild Membership High Commission of Ministry of Arts and Culture

·         International Labor Organization/International Program of Elimination Child Labor-   National Coordination Board of Ministry of Labor and Social Security)

·         Turkish  Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK)

·         Committee of Arrangements and Consultancy for Safety and Health at Work

·         Tax Council

·         Entrepreneurship Council of Turkey

TESK’s MEMBERSHIP AT THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  • UEAPME-  European Association of Craft and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

TESK is an associated member and represented in Management Board of the Association which, its headquarter is located in Brussels. Innovations related to EC legislation applications and other enterprises are followed by the Association and cooperative projects are executed pertaining to the subjects that represented sectors require.

  • IACME- International Association for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

TESK is a member of the Association and has been on the vice-chairmen duty in management of the Association,  which its headquarter is located at Geneva.  Studies are performed on the tradesmen and craftsmen and SME subjects and cooperative activities are carried out among its members.

TESK’s CLOSE COOPERATION AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL 

  • ZDH   (German Craftsmen Central Union)
  • GSEVEE (The Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants)
  • APCM            (French Artisans Permanent Assembly)
  • CONFARTIGIANATO (Italian Artisans Confederation)
  • ZRP (  Poland Artisans and Small Enterprises Association)
  • Morocco Kingdom Artisans Chambers Federation

TURKEY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS WORLD ORGANIZATIONS-PUBLIC-PRIVATE SECTORS PARTNERSHIP (TURBO-ppp):

TURBO-ppp was established in 2003 as KOSGEB (Presidency of the Administration of Improving and Developing Small and Medium sized Industries), TUBİTAK (Turkey Scientific and Technological Researches Organization), TOBB (Turkey Chambers and Stock Markets Union) and our Confederation constituting a one party as a whole, for the purpose of harmonizing SME’s and Business Enterprises’ policies with that of science and technology, in order to improve the competency capacity and to transmit the methods of joining to EU and methods of good implementations to the business world, and to play an active and effective role in the international platforms. 

Execution of studies are maintained by TURBO in cooperation with EU organizations since the date of its establishment, on the subjects pertaining to activity areas of the organizational parties, investigations are carried out on the necessary subjects and informative declarations related to the EC legislations and programs are made.

TURBO represents organizational parties with respect to their activity areas through the European Commission and through the other EU organizations. It makes a good contribution, under the scope of the EU programs, to the project studies of the organizational parties and targeted sectors they represent.

Its studies are evaluated and guided by the Coordination Committee consisting of the representatives of one per each organizational party in Ankara.

 

 
     
 
 

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Confederation of Turkish  Tradesmen and Craftsmen
Tunus Cad. No:4 06680 Bakanlıklar / ANKARA
Tel: 0312 418 32 69 Fax: 0312 425 75 26
info@tesk.org.tr