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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…  

Supporting Syrian Businesses: Unleashing the Potential

The event “Supporting Syrian Businesses: Unleashing the Potential” informed the participants of the activities undertaken jointly by UNDP Turkey and İNGEV to support the inclusion of Syrian-owned…  

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…  

Merveşehir Public Education Centre built in the framework of Turkey Resilience Project in Response to Syria Crisis Opens

The opening ceremony of the Merveşehir Public Education Centre built under the “Turkey Resilience Project in Response to the Syria Crisis (TRP) - Adult Language Trainings Component" implemented…  

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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