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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,…  


TEVMOT Project E-Bulletin is Online

The first e-bulletin of the TEVMOT Project, which is carried out in 7 pilot OIZs with the aim of transforming the market for the use of energy efficient motors in small and medium-sized enterprises,…  


The First Phase of the 21st Century Training Model Pilot Trainings in Vocational Education was completed at Adana Vocational Training Center

The first phase of the vocational skills courses was completed last week within the scope of the pilot implementation in Adana Vocational Training Center, first time in Turkey as a pioneer…  


UNDP’s initiatives in Turkey in 2020 are compiled in a report

The initiatives supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and implemented with national and international partners during last year to support sustainable development in Turkey are…  


SDG Impact Accelerator Announces the 41 Startups Selected for the Digital Agriculture and Financial Inclusion Programs

With its recently closed global call for creating impactful and sustainable solutions for the most pressing livelihood problems in the least developed countries (LDCs), the SDG Impact Accelerator…  


UNDP Special Prize at the 19th Golden Compass Awards goes to “Respect for Earth”!

The Grand Prize went to “Opet Arkeo-Köy Tevfikiye” project of Opet.  


World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,…  


Spotlight on our key marine areas threatened by invasive species

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


Temporary Basic Income to protect the world's poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according…  


Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the pandemic – but now it is at risk

The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder that we need to look beyond income to tackle poverty in all its forms.  

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