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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…  


Time to watch films and act for a sustainable future

As we became fully aware of the limits of our planet and the interconnectedness of life on Earth, now it is time to create a new culture for sustainable living.  


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  


Young entrepreneurs united against climate crisis

UNDP Turkey supports Syrian and Turkish young minds to work in team spirit and find new ideas to tackle climate change  


Konya Model Factory empowers manufacturing industry SMEs with productivity-enhancing solutions

Konya Model Factory, one of Turkey’s 8 Model Factories established by UNDP, Government and private sector partnership, stands as a major pillar in the region to support the SMEs to increase their…  


Recovery from the pandemic is possible with digital transformation

Gaziantep and Mersin Model Factories, where End-to-End Lean Digitalisation was completed for the first time in terms of both hardware and software, continue to contribute to the increase in industrial…  


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.  


İzmir Welcomes UNDP Turkey’s New Resident Representative

After her first field visit to Gaziantep, the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey, Louisa Vinton paid a two-day visit to İzmir to carry out an on-site…  


UNDP Turkey’s New Resident Representative Louisa Vinton Pays Her First Visit to Gaziantep

Having taken up office in May 2021 as the Resident Representative in Turkey of the UNDP, Ms. Louisa Vinton paid her first visit to Gaziantep to review on site the work of UNDP Turkey supporting local…  

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