Turkish Forum UK was founded on 3 January 2003 and started its activities after holding its first Annual General Meeting in April 2003.
Turkish Forum UK was born out of the experiences and observations of persons living in the UK and having full knowledge of the many aspects of the community in which they live.
Turkish Forum UK differs from other nongovernmental organisations in that it holds its activities in such a manner that all members can participate in its productivity and management.
The principle of Turkish Forum UK is the development of social, cultural and financial relations between Turkey, the United Kingdom and the European Community in all aspects.
Turkish Forum UK which aims to bring together those who believe in the development of financial, social and cultural cooperation within the multi-cultural society in which we live is open to all from every profession and level of education who wishes to actively participate and who believe in and share our aims and values.
To be the leading platform constituting the bridge between Turkey, the United Kingdom and the European Union in financial, social and cultural matters in addition to being active in all areas of interest to the Turkish community living in the United Kingdom.
To adopt the principles stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
To be against all discrimination regarding race, language, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation
Helping one another and sharing
Honesty and transparency
Respect of the integrity of the country in the context of multi-culturalism
Work for the unity of the Turkish community living in the United Kingdom.
Help to develop the social and financial relations between the Turks living in the United Kingdom.
Work towards the correct perception of Turkish culture and people.
Help the Turkish community to integrate into the country in which we live.
Work for the development of the Turkish community in the necessary fields.
Work to raise the standards and prosperity of the Turkish community