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Solution to plastic wastes in marine ecosystem: Waste Trap System for litter free Mediterranean

The system, which is designed as a solution specific to Kemer district by taking into account the precipitation and flow conditions of the Karabucak Stream, also draws attention with its land-art…  


The first year of the Identification and Remediation of Contaminated Sites with POPs Project was completed

The first year of the "Identification and Remediation of Contaminated Sites with Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Project" which is implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization in…  


Applications are now open for the Climate Change Adaptation Grant programme which has a total of €6,800,000 budget!

Project applications for the "Adaptation to Climate Change Grant Program" were announced to be opened as of 14.10.2020  


Spotlight on our key marine areas threatened by invasive species

The Mediterranean leads the ecosystems most affected by invasive alien species in the world.  


What COVID-19 Pandemic Tries to Tell Us About Climate Change

EU and UNDP in Turkey join forces to mark Climate Diplomacy Week  


EU Delegation to Turkey and UNDP Turkey launch a joint campaign for EU Climate Action Week

With the statement “We Are The Climate, We Will Change”, the campaign’s online press launch will be held on October 26th, 2020, Monday.  


Climate Diplomacy Week 2020


UNDP Turkey’s Life Below Water Advocate Şahika Ercümen Dives into Plastic at Istanbul’s Bosphorus

Picture caption: UNDP Turkey’s Life Below Water Advocate Şahika Ercümen took a dive into Istanbul’s Bosphorus, raising awareness to the increasing plastic waste in waters.  


Celebrity support to the action against invasive alien marine species

The short documentary on invasive alien marine species in Turkey’s coasts narrated by actor Halit Ergenç is released to online streaming.  


United Nations Development Programme announces Şahika Ercümen as “Life Below Water Advocate” of Turkey

UNDP Turkey announced the World Record Holder Free Diver Şahika Ercümen as “Life Below Water Advocate”.  

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