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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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“Climate-induced crises on the rise in Turkey”

The launch meeting was held in Ankara for the Project “Enhancing Adaptation Action in Turkey” implemented jointly by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation and UNDP, co-financed by the Republic…  


“Climate Action” on court at Turkish-Dutch national match by cooperation of UN Development Programme and Turkish Basketball Federation

Initial tangible actions under the new cooperation for Global Goal 13 Climate Action by the United Nations Development Programme and Turkish Basketball Federation took place at Turkish-Dutch national…  


“These shots are for the Global Goals!”

The United Nations Development Programme and Turkish Basketball Federation join forces for the Global Goals agreed by world leaders to achieve by 2030.  


Signing ceremony held for Innovation Campus training program!

Students enrolling in 240-hour education programs will benefit from opportunities to take part in contests with application projects, receive career consulting services as well as entire equipment and…  


Integrated Forest Management Project concludes by closing event in Ankara

The project “Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey” concluded at an event where…  


We meet in Izmir for Inclusive Smart Cities: Izmir Hackathon for Innovation, Digitalisation and High-Technology Transformation

Priorities and roadmap will be addressed for inclusive smart cities on 6-7 March in Izmir under the project implemented jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and T.R. Ministry of…  


UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

Today, celebrities and youth activists met with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious…  


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.  


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…  


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.  

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