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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  


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  


“Model factories” improve productivity in Turkey

Kayseri event showcases business gains achieved thanks to hands-on approach offered at eight facilities supported by UNDP and the Government  


“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.  


Touch of the women from South East Anatolia supported the Turkish Athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

To support and motivate the Turkish athletes attending the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, special t-shirts were embroidered by the women working at Argande, a brand supported by UNDP’s Women…  


Training in Renewable Energy to Benefit Syrians and Turkish Host Communities

Five facilities set up by UNDP with Korean funding provide certified training in solar and wind energy to improve job prospects for refugees and their Turkish hosts  


Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had the same vaccination rate as high income countries. Global…  


Five innovative start-ups win funding to fight poverty in Bangladesh and Uganda

Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs partners with UNDP to support “impact entrepreneurs”  


Good deeds unite Syrian and Turkish youth

A “volunteerism webinar” organized today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey brought together 120 Turkish and Syrian young people to discuss opportunities to contribute to…  

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