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Mission & Organization

The Italian Turkish Association (ITA) is a non profit association, founded in 2010, is dedicated to:

  • Promote closer understanding and further cultural relations and knowledge of each other among the Italian and Turkish citizens in Italy, in Turkey and in the rest of Europe;
  • Further the business, educational, political, cultural and sports relations between Italy and Turkey;
  • Deal with any other initiative turned to foster the process of social, cultural and economic integration between Italians and Turkish;
  • Promote conferences and meetings of the research activity in all the fields of knowledge related to institutional aim;
  • The association is European, non-partisan and apolitical;
  • The association is not organized for profit and no part of its income, if any, will insure to the benefit of any member, director, officer or individual or organization.

Board of Directors

President: Giuseppe Fredella
Vice President: Can Guven and Roberto Rivellino
General Secretary: Basak Sonmez Braggio
Members of the Executive Committee: Hakan Baykam, Salvatore Sanzo and Pelin Sozeri
Treasurer: Michele Gallucci
Auditors: Hande Gurel and Oguz Erkan