Turkey

News Centre

Latest from news centre


2019 Human Development Report Introduction Meeting

The 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) explores inequalities in human development by going beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today.  


Volunteer for an Inclusive Future

5th of December is celebrated as the International Volunteers Day (IVD) by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly since 1985. Various activities were held by the UN Volunteers Turkey on…  


Migration, Communication and Intercultural Dialogue Training for Job and Vocational Consultants

A training program on “Migration, Communication, Intercultural Dialogue” was delivered to 300 Job and Vocational Consultants (JVCs) in the last quarter of 2019 within Employment and Skills Development…  


SDG Impact Accelerator Featured at The Global Refugee Forum as a Multi-Stakeholder Model to Support Refugees

Innovative solutions to improve the lives of refugees in Turkey have been presented on 16 December 2019 at the Spotlight Session co-organised by the Government of Turkey and UNDP on the occasion of…  


I Can Manage My Business in Balikesir

“I Can Manage My Business Project” held its first year’s 4th training in Balıkesir on 06 – 07 December 2019, hosted by GÜNMARSİFED  


UNDP Brings Young Entrepreneurs Together in Adana

Bringing together national and local stakeholders of entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem, the event featured 68 innovative business ideas by young entrepreneurs.  


Human Development Indices

‘Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century’  


UNDP report: Middle class increasingly at risk in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Climate change, technological upheaval likely to further destabilize region’s development prospects, straining job markets and social safety nets  


To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities -- UN report

2019 Human Development Report says business as usual will not solve new generation of inequalities.  


Turkey is at the “very high human development” category on Human Development Index for first time

Turkey ranked 59th among 189 countries by the Human Development Index, placing the country in the “very high human development” category first time ever.  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Turkey 
Go to UNDP Global