Alignment of Turkey with the European Union in Public Financial Management and Control

  • Nihal Samsun KarabacakEmail author
Part of the Accounting, Finance, Sustainability, Governance & Fraud: Theory and Application book series (AFSGFTA)


Turkey was acknowledged as a candidate country of the European Union (EU) at the Helsinki Summit of December 10–11, 1999. Later in the European Council meeting of December 17, 2004, it was confirmed that Turkey fulfills the political criteria and on October 3, 2005, the accession negotiations officially started. There are 35 chapters for negotiations that aim at transposing the EU Acquis into national law. So far, 16 chapters were opened to accession negotiations, whereas only one chapter is temporarily closed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Directorate for European Union AffairsAnkaraTurkey

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