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Poverty index reveals stark inequalities among ethnic groups

Disparities in multidimensional poverty among ethnic groups are consistently high across many countries and in nine ethnic groups more than 90 percent of the population is trapped in poverty,…  


Turning solid waste into resources in Gaziantep

A new EUR 9.2 million facility funded by the EU and constructed by UNDP provides green solutions to help the municipality meet daunting challenges in waste management  


The public space designed with participatory methods in Gökçeada is implemented as a community hub

With the Open Space Gökçeada Project, UNDP Turkey Accelerator Lab aims to create a community hub with participatory design processes and a multi-partner learning experience that supports resilience…  


Participatory processes at the local level in four provinces are enriched with citizen meetings

Studies are carried out with the aim of developing and implementing a participatory local governance model for 14 new metropolitan municipalities within the Local Administration Reform Phase III…  


Turkey's first climate and environmental education using systems thinking began

Being the first of its kind in Turkey, the programme which transforms climate change and environmental issues into education modules through systems thinking and simulation, began with the support of…  


Demining improves security along Turkey’s eastern border

European Union and UNDP join forces to clear 83,000 landmines in eastern Turkey in two years with €18.6 million in EU funding  


Innovative ideas for Social Cohesion from Syrian and Turkish Youth

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey brought together 72 Syrian and Turkish young talents in a “Hackathon” event in Ankara, where they sought innovative solutions for social cohesion.  


Citizen-oriented and quality local service delivery standards are developed for the first time in Turkey

A workshop with broad participation was held under Administration Reform Phase III Project.  


Climate change adaptation strategy and action plans are prepared for disaster-hit Samsun and Muğla

While the fact that the increasing frequency and severity of the disasters caused by climate change increases the vulnerability of local communities, critical infrastructure and services, inequalities…  


“Triangle of success” to promote green tourism in Turkey

Enerjisa, Sabancı University and UNDP join forces to transform Küçükköy into a model of environmental sustainability.  

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