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King Shakir™ teams up with UNDP for people and planet in 2022

Partnership aims to inspire Turkish young people to join the fight against inequality and climate change.  


Business development bootcamp to benefit women’s cooperatives and women entrepreneurs

UNDP and Japan help women-led businesses weather the pandemic and build ties between refugees and host communities  


UNDP supports Turkey in charting a course to net zero by 2053

With ambitions high after Turkey’s ratification of the Paris Agreement, work starts on a climate change strategy to 2050 and an action plan to 2030.  


Civilian oversight of Turkish law enforcement strengthened with UNDP and EU support

Achievements include 19 boards that involve local administrations and civil society representatives in setting priorities for crime prevention.  


Impact investing can accelerate Turkey’s quest for sustainable development

Setting standards to measure impact remains a priority, UNDP and partners tell Bosphorus Summit  


Innovation Campus invites applications for youth program on artificial intelligence

Applications open today for the Samsung’s Innovation Campus program, which offers 25 talented young people a chance to learn how to apply artificial intelligence to development challenges.  


Transforming industrial waste into raw materials in Turkey

In an effort to transform the “circular economy” from theory to practice, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined forces with the Izmir Regional Development Agency (IZKA) to…  


New song from Turkish pop star calls for urgent action to save people and planet

In “Who’s Gonna End?”, Sertab Erener pairs with UNDP to encourage renewed efforts to fight climate change and achieve the Global Goals  


For every dollar pledged to tackle climate crisis for world’s poor, four dollars are spent on fossil fuel subsidies that keep the climate crisis alive according to new UNDP research

UN Development Programmes’s new Don’t Choose Extinction campaign to raise awareness of the detrimental effects of fossil fuel subsidies on people and planet - headlined by global celebrities  


Ankara event discussed the need for urgent climate action ahead of COP26 in Glasgow

With just one week remaining until the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) begins in Glasgow, the British Embassy in Ankara and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…  

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