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  • Over 1000 Syrians and Turkish citizens complete the most comprehensive vocational training programme in Şanlıurfa May 26, 2017

    Vocational training certification ceremony, which acknowledges the success of Syrians and host community members in completing their courses on the sectors of service, industry and agriculture, was organized by UNDP and GAP Regional Development Administration (GAP RDA) on 26 May, in Şanlıurfa.

  • Working for the Common Good: Integrated Forest Management May 18, 2017

    Certain works for development touch more areas than intended or anticipated. Integrated forest management is one such example.

  • One project, many results: How building an energy efficient building changed life of construction workers May 18, 2017

    Ankara holds a building, newly completed but not renowned as it deserves: the building of Cezeri Green Technology Technical and Industrial Vocational High School. This building was built with the integrated building design technique, first ever applied in Turkey.

  • Renewable energy, green vocational high school May 18, 2017

    Eryaman Cezeri Green Technology Technical and Industrial Vocational High School, which was built with the support of TOKI (the Housing Development Administration of Turkey) and designed as a part of the "Promoting Energy Efficiency In Buildings In Turkey Project" that is implemented by the Directorate-General of Renewable Energy of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Ministry of National Education, and UNDP was introduced to project's stakeholders on April 24, 2017.

  • An investment of TRY 100 billion to GAP May 18, 2017

    The total volume of the Southeastern Anatolia Project exceeded 100 billion Turkish Liras thanks to the funding transferred to the region as a part of the "Project on Integrated Resource Efficiency in Agriculture and Agro-based Industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region" that is implemented by the Regional Development Administration of the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) and UNDP and the project also became the largest development project in Turkey and one of the most important ones in the world.

  • From the Hands of the Women of Şırnak May 18, 2017

    Within the framework of the "Innovations For Women Empowerment In Southeast Anatolia Project" that is implemented by the Regional Development Administration for the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), Koton, and UNDP and financed by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) products that are hand-crafted by the women of Şırnak can be found anywhere through Koton!

  • Turkey's Engineer Girls May 18, 2017

    Turkey's Engineer Girls Project, which is implemented by Limak Foundation and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies and with the expertise support from UNDP, was also moved to Kuwait University by a recently-signed protocol. Limak Foundation Chairperson Ebru Özdemir, who signed the protocol said: "It is of capital importance for us to be able to add a permanent value to the society. We feel responsible for Kuwait. Therefore, we are transferring Turkey's Engineer Girls Project, which has been successfully implemented in Turkey, to Kuwait as well."

  • The promising future for both Syrians and host communities were discussed during “Business and Employment Forum” in Gaziantep May 10, 2017
  • Biography of the New Administrator-Designate of the United Nations Development Programme Apr 24, 2017

    Biography of the Administrator-Designate of the United Nations Development Programme

  • UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator Apr 24, 2017

    The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.