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UNDP Turkey celebrates its first Goodwill Ambassador Mert Fırat

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey appointed regionally acclaimed actor Mert Fırat, best known for his starring roles on Başka…

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“Strong Ground towards Common Goals” - Turkey presents 2nd VNR report in New York

Türkiye, 2. Gönüllü Ulusal Gözden Geçirme (VNR) raporunu 15 Temmuz 2019 tarihinde New York’ta Birleşmiş Milletler Yüksek Düzeyli Siyasi Forumu'nda (HLPF) sundu.  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

Of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million—live in middle-income countries.  


Volunteerism as a ‘Renewable Resource to Reach the Sustainable Development Goals’

This year UNDP’s Istanbul Development Dialogues (IDD) which is now a global forum where policy makers, activists, business people and experts discourse current topics of our time, took place on 27-28…  


An Exemplary Initiative to Improve Gender Equality in Business!

Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services, Limak and UNDP are transforming the project they have initiated to empower women with the Engineer Girls of Turkey from education on to professional…  


Strengthening the Capacity of SMEs in Şanlıurfa

UNDP and the Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TÜRKONFED) organized a two-staged inclusive business training to strengthen the capacity of SMEs in Şanlıurfa.  


An Important Step in Developing İŞKUR’s Institutional Capacity

Institutional Capacity and Digital Maturity Assessment of İŞKUR was completed within the coverage of the “Employment and Skills Development Project” which aims to strengthen the institutional capacity…  


Turkey’s First-Ever Sustainable Music Festival Festtogether. Have fun, leave no trace!

Based on the concept of “sustainability” which means “long-term reproduction of a system to maintain itself”, FESTTOGETHER calls upon the youth to own the World while offering music and fun.  


Business Community and UNDP prepares the way forward to achieve Sustainable Development Goals: Business for Goals Platform (B4G) Prioritization Workshop held in Istanbul

Business goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can and actually do go hand in hand together.  


Key to a New World

Alaa, 29, works as the sole Arabic translator and helps over 20 patients daily to express themselves in either with words or artisanry, whose tools such as sewing, string art or drawing are regularly…  


What does Marathon to do with Sustainable Development?

This year, as contribution from us at the UNDP to the main theme of TED X Reset event of becoming "+1", I had the opportunity to speak, with excitement, at Maslak TİM Show Center on 27 April 2019.…  

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