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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  


How has UNDP supported Syrians and host communities in Turkey during the last 4 years?

UNDP’s initiatives aiming to support Turkey to build resilience in response to the Syria Crisis since 2018 presented  


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  


Social cohesion festivals strengthen bonds between Syrian and Turkish youth

Coming together in the Social Cohesion Festivals in 5 provinces, Syrian and Turkish youth had opportunities for learning each other’s cultures and making new friends  


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  


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.  


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…  


Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Action Plans Are Prepared for Climate Resilient Cities

Although climate change is a global crisis, its impacts are intensely observed locally. In order to increase climate resilience at the local level, local governments should pay attention to climate…  


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…  

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