Project for Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Ombudsman Institution implemented with the partnership of UNDP and Ombudsman Institution held its 5th and last Regional Meeting in Eskişehir with wide participation.
On 8th of November, United Nations Volunteers Programme in Turkey has organized the music concert, “Music without Borders – A Concert of Hope” in cooperation with UNHCR and Kecioren Municipality. Music has always been powerful partners to the cause of justice because it shares an ability to stir something deep within us.
The projects that are going to be supported by “Future is in Tourism” in 2018 that to contributes to sustainable tourism activities in our country, to increase employment in the tourism sector and to draw attention to the local development aspect of tourism have been determined.
The Search Conference on “Establishing an Open Supply Chain in Garment Sector” was held in Istanbul within the context of Support to Development of a Policy Framework for Total Factor Productivity in Turkey Project, which is financed by the EU and the Republic of Turkey, implemented by the UNDP with the Ministry of Development as the final beneficiary.
“Towards Achieving the SDGs in Turkey: Technical Workshop for the Ministry of Development” was held in Ankara on 28-30 November 2017. The training event for a more comprehensive understanding of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Turkey has been concluded with the participations from Ministry of Development, Turkstat, UNDP, UNICEF, UNW, UNHCR, UNFPA, UN RCO and IOM which are the key institutions in the process of achieving SDGs. For 3 days, participants put emphasis on the motto of “leave no one behind” and trainers from various backgrounds presented on very extensive issues within Turkey.
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.

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