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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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Turkey ranks 64th on the Human Development Index

Turkey’s Human Development Index (HDI) value for 2018 is 0.791— which put the country in the high human development category— positioning it at 64 out of 188 countries and territories.  


A Success Story From Antalya Sarikaya Wildlife Reserve

Sarıkaya Lynx Project that was initiated by the Society for the Protection of Natural Resources and Biodiversity (DoğaDer) in 2016 to develop a solution against an unusual human-carnivore conflict in…  


Lives changed through innovative approaches

Ardahan, Kars and Artvin are among the socio-economically least developed provinces of Turkey. In addition, rough topography, high elevation, long and severe winters, short growing seasons distances…  


I Can Manage My Money: UNDP And Private Sector Partnership Contributes To Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Under the project “I Can Manage My Money”, one-on-one training was given to more than 1 million youth, entrepreneurs and farmers.  


When the new facilities, vocational trainings and municipal service supports make a region stronger

The collaboration between UNDP, GAP RDA and the Government of Japan scored prominent results in Southeast Anatolia  


UN ‘Tech Bank’ opens in Turkey, to help poor nations ‘leapfrog development challenges’

The United Nations on Monday welcomed a new member of the family, which will help address the development challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, while…  


Strengthening Collective Private Sector Engagement In Complex Emergency Contexts Through The Connecting Business Initiative

UNDP Turkey, TURKONFED, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and Connecting Business initiative (CBi), under the auspices of Dr. Mehmet Gulluoglu, The President of Disaster and Emergency Management…  


Resource efficiency analyses commenced at enterprises in GAP Region

Under the Project Integrated Resource Efficiency in Agriculture and Agro-based Industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region, efficient use of such resources as raw materials, energy, water and soil…  


Report issued on Innovative Financing Models for Sustainable Community-Based Tourism projects in Turkey

A new report titled “Report on Innovative Financing Models for Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Projects in Turkey” was issued in the context of the project “Capacity Building for Sustainable…  


Turkey Resilience Project in response to the Syria Crisis

The infrastructure development and technical support in 4 municipalities in Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis and Şanlıurfa help to better cope and recover from the impact of displacement.  

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