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Transforming industrial waste into raw materials in Turkey

In an effort to transform the “circular economy” from theory to practice, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined forces with the Izmir Regional Development Agency (IZKA) to…  


New song from Turkish pop star calls for urgent action to save people and planet

In “Who’s Gonna End?”, Sertab Erener pairs with UNDP to encourage renewed efforts to fight climate change and achieve the Global Goals  


For every dollar pledged to tackle climate crisis for world’s poor, four dollars are spent on fossil fuel subsidies that keep the climate crisis alive according to new UNDP research

UN Development Programmes’s new Don’t Choose Extinction campaign to raise awareness of the detrimental effects of fossil fuel subsidies on people and planet - headlined by global celebrities  


Ankara event discussed the need for urgent climate action ahead of COP26 in Glasgow

With just one week remaining until the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) begins in Glasgow, the British Embassy in Ankara and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…  


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,…  


Turning solid waste into resources in Gaziantep

A new EUR 9.2 million facility funded by the EU and constructed by UNDP provides green solutions to help the municipality meet daunting challenges in waste management  


Demining improves security along Turkey’s eastern border

European Union and UNDP join forces to clear 83,000 landmines in eastern Turkey in two years with €18.6 million in EU funding  


“Model factories” improve productivity in Turkey

Kayseri event showcases business gains achieved thanks to hands-on approach offered at eight facilities supported by UNDP and the Government  


“Triangle of success” to promote green tourism in Turkey

Enerjisa, Sabancı University and UNDP join forces to transform Küçükköy into a model of environmental sustainability.  


Touch of the women from South East Anatolia supported the Turkish Athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

To support and motivate the Turkish athletes attending the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, special t-shirts were embroidered by the women working at Argande, a brand supported by UNDP’s Women…  

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