Strategies and Programmes

Vision and operations commitments

The management and guidance of the City of Turku concern are based on an agreement between council groups and on the strategy and agenda works.

The City Council has accepted the vision and operations commitments as the principles that will guide Turku’s decision making and operations.

The City of Turku vision 2029

“Turku is an attractive European city of universities and culture and is boldly renewing itself. Turku is a good place to live and succeed together.” (City Council 23.6.2014)

The City of Turku operations commitments

Citizen and customer orientation

  • We value our citizens and customers. We offer good quality and easily available services with a good attitude. We develop the city’s services in a professional manner together with our citizens, customers and partners.

Responsibility and tolerance

  • We act according to the sustainable development principles in all our operations and carry our responsibilities for a comfortable and safe environment and the future Turku citizens. We make decisions based on the best knowledge available and our decision making is consistent and transparent. We promote the acceptance of difference, communality and equality in the entire city.

Reforms and co-operation

  • We actively renew our operations and appreciate know-how. We want to be innovative and courageous pioneers. We co-operate in all levels. Our co-operation is based on respect, openness and trust. We want to succeed together.