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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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Responding to COVID-19 in Europe and Central Asia by focusing on the most vulnerable

COVID-19 is already affecting fragile economies in Europe and Central Asia and impact household incomes, employment and welfare.  


Business for Goals Platform Gatherings Started!

Business for Goals Platform organised platform gatherings on its work themes “Inclusive Growth-Gender Equality” and “Climate Change-Circular Economy”.  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

UNDP seeking unprecedented COVID-19 support for vulnerable countries  


Almost 90% of Men/Women Globally Are Biased Against Women

New Analysis Provides Clues to “Glass Ceiling”; Tools to Shatter It  


Bigadiç Basket Supports Sustainable Agriculture and Protects Biodiversity

Studies for “Bigadiç Basket” project which is supported by United Nations GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) started four years ago and now positive results are being achieved on sustainable agriculture…  


COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

A global approach is the only way to fight COVID-19, the UN says as it launches humanitarian response plan.  


COVID-19 is testing our resilience across all sectors of the economy and areas of development

A message from Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Director of UNDP's Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS  


Humanity needs leadership and solidarity to defeat COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 is not just a health crisis, it is a social, economic and political crisis that will leave deep scars, and we have duty of care to the 7 billion people on this planet.  


Coronathon Turkey produces 12 creative projects to fight the virus

Twelve projects were awarded prizes in the Coronathon Turkey fielded by leading entrepreneurs, universities, non-governmental organisations, ministries and private companies in Turkey as stakeholders…  


Finland Keeps Top Spot as Happiest Country in World

The World Happiness Report 2020, which ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be, according to their evaluations of their own lives, was launched on March 20, 2020 to…  

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