Our Partners


United Nations Volunteers

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development by helping volunteerism become an integral part of every peace and human development agenda, whether it is for an international, regional, national or local endeavour.

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The GEF Small Grants Programme Turkey

Launched in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) is a corporate program, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

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UNDP Turkey and HIV/AIDS

UNDP Turkey plays an active role in the UN Country Team's Theme Group on HIV/AIDS to integrate HIV/AIDS issues and concerns into UNDP's programmes and strategies.

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Other partners

To achieve progress in the three focus areas, UNDP seeks to establish partnerships with the central government, local administrations, civil society, academia and private sector to strengthen its contribution to Turkey's development. We work closely with line ministries to support the efficient implementation of development projects. We also collaborate with other UN agencies present in Turkey to maximize the impact of the UN's activities in the country, including through joint projects on women, youth, internally displaced persons and the Millennium Development Goals.

The list of some of our partners is below:

State institutions

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and woman
  • Ministry of Interior
  • Ministry of Development
  • Court of Cassation of Turkey
  • Turkish Armed Forces
  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • TIKA
  • GAP RDA (South Eastern Anatolia Project, Regional Development Administration)
  • ISKUR (Turkish Employment Institution)
  • Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology
  • Ministry of Family and Social PolicyMinistry of Environment and Urbanization
  • Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs
  • Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock
  • Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of National Education
  • Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications
  • Undersecretary of Treasury
  • Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • General Directorate of Renewable Energy
  • General Directorate of Environmental Management
  • General Directorate of Professional Services
  • General Directorate of Construction
  • General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre
  • General Directorate of Professional and Technical Education:
  • General Directorate of Forestry
  • General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks
  • General Directorate of Meteorology
  • General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works
  • Small and Medium Enterprises development Organization (KOSGEB)

Local Institutions, Civil Society Institutions and Private Sector Partners

  • Sabancı University, Sabancı Foundation
  • ITKIB (The General Secreteriat of Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters' Association)
  • Besiktas Municipality
  • Vodafone
  • AYDER (Alternative Life Association)
  • Habitat Development and Governance Association
  • Experian Turkey
  • Coca Cola
  • Istanbul Technical University (ITU)
  • Middle East Technical University (METU)
  • British Embassy
  • Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD)
  • Turkish White Goods Manufacturers (TURKBESD)
  • The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB)
  • Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV)
  • WWF-Turkey (World Wide Fund for Nature)
  • Arçelik

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