Climate Change and Environment

UNDP Turkey not only promotes mainstreaming environment, climate change and energy efficiency into sectoral policies, but also supports strengthening the institutional and policy capacities.More

Our Goals

To help Turkey find solutions, UNDP works closely with a number of government agencies, municipalities, private sector partners and NGOs, to integrate environmental and sustainable development principles into national and regional development policies and plans. more

Environment and poverty reduction

UNDP aims to contribute to poverty reduction and generation of sustainable incomes for people with its works on climate-resilient sustainable development.

Our Stories

  • Photo: Küre Mountains Ecotourism Association

    Lighting the Way to Sustainability

    Turkey has had a system of protected natural areas in place, but their management has not always been adequate. Half its forests are considered degraded asmore

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Projects and Initiatives

Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region

The project will promote an integrated approach to management of forests in Turkey, demonstrating multiple environmental benefits in high conservation value forests in the Mediterranean forest region. more

Support for the Preparation of the Turkey's First Biennial Report (FBR) to UNFCCC

The main objective of the Project is to assist the Republic of Turkey in implementation of obligations under UNFCCC by preparation of First Biennial Report. more

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Highlights from Project Cycle Management Training

Low-Emission, Climate-Resilient and Competitive Cities & Capitalizing on the Potential of Culture Beyond 2015


State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment 2012

(in Turkish)

TRT İzmir Radio, TRT Sesli Haber Programme, Contributor: Harun Güçlüsoy

Date: 25 January 2013

Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey project

TRT İzmir Radio, TRT Sesli Haber Programme, Contributor: Harun Güçlüsoy

Date: 19 July 2013