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  • Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Jun 19, 2017

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization.

  • Golden Compass UNDP Special Prize awarded to Microsoft for “Women Leaders in Technology” May 30, 2017

    Microsoft’s “Women Leaders in Technology”, implemented cooperatively with KAGIDER and Aydın Doğan Foundation to support women’s success stories in technology, was awarded the UNDP Special Prize in the 16th Golden Compass of TUHID.

  • UNDP Gender Equality Seal - Silver May 30, 2017

    UNDP Turkey participated in the" Seal of Gender Equality "program in September 2015. In the process beginning with this program, UNDP Turkey is committed to ensure that gender equality is observed and dealt with in all the work carried out in the field of development as well as internal institutional processes.

  • Biological Control Laboratory established in Antalya May 29, 2017

    A Biological Control Laboratory was established in Antalya in the context of Integrated Forest Management Project implemented jointly by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

  • 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!