The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey appointed regionally acclaimed actor Mert Fırat, best known for his starring roles on Başka Dilde Aşk and Atlıkarınca, as its first Goodwill Ambassador in Turkey.
The 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development was held in Praia, the Cabo Verde on 17-20 October 2017, and was attended by the more than 2500 participants representing public institutions, private sector, academia and civil society organizations all across the globe.
Pilot projects in textile and composite sectors will be launched within the context of the “Support to Development of a Policy Framework for Total Factor Productivity in Turkey Project”, which is financed by the EU, implemented by the UNDP and with the Ministry of Development as the final beneficiary.
Works on building Model Factories, or in other words, Applied Capability and Transformation Centers that will transform the manufacturing industry bear its first fruits. Turkey’s first-ever Model Factory will be built at Ankara OIZ-1.
Within the scope of Capacity Development for Sustainable Community Based Tourism, which is conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and UNDP, a meeting was held in Kemaliye, Erzincan with participation of the representatives of the NGOs, local enterprises, academicians, students and UNDP.
Android Coding Bootcamp kicked off in Şanlıurfa. 30 young Syrian and Turkish people will attend the courses to learn universal language of coding and work on building apps for 7 months in Andorid Coding Bootcamp hosted by Harran University and offerred by Re:Coded and Bilgi University technical partnership.

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