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UNDP Turkey celebrates its first Goodwill Ambassador Mert Fırat

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey appointed regionally acclaimed actor Mert Fırat, best known for his starring roles on Başka…

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UNDP Turkey’s Life Below Water Advocate Şahika Ercümen Dives into Plastic at Istanbul’s Bosphorus

Picture caption: UNDP Turkey’s Life Below Water Advocate Şahika Ercümen took a dive into Istanbul’s Bosphorus, raising awareness to the increasing plastic waste in waters.  


Initiatives supported by UNDP in Turkey in 2019 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…  


A Factory Where Decent Job Ideas Are Born and Realized

Entrepreneur candidates from Syrian and host communities continue to receive support on the way towards achieving their dream of starting their own businesses in the Idea Factory Entrepreneurship…  


Thousands of more young people said "I Can Manage My Money" in pandemic period

Trainings of "I Can Manage My Money" Project targeting young people to teach them financial literacy and budget management, have been carried out in online platforms such as YouTube and Zoom since…  


Healing Talks During the Times Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Within the scope of ‘Social Cohesion between Syrian and Host Communities through Women’s Empowerment Project’ “Emotional Healing Talks” begins to ease the effects of the pandemic!  


Women empowered through learning digital marketing

Under the "Life is Simpler with the Internet for Women with a Goal" project, 40 women met with TOBB Women Entrepreneurs Board in Digital Marketing Training.  


‘Zero Waste Menu’ for vulnerable groups in the global pandemic period

A ‘Zero Waste Menu’ has been created for the vulnerable groups most affected by the current coronavirus pandemic.  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 is a wake-up call – more worrying in the face of climate change and biodiversity loss – on how pressures on nature threaten development and fairer societies  


Volkan Bozkır elected President of 75th Session of the UNGA

Volkan Bozkir was elected President of the forthcoming session of the UN General Assembly in a vote held on June 17 that was emblematic of its time.  


Global Private Sector Center of UN Development Programme joins forces with Turkey’s major international healthcare provider in response to COVID-19

UNDP IICPSD and USHAŞ sign a Memorandum of Understanding to support countries in the time of COVID-19.  

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