What we do

UNDP Turkey works for progress in three core areas: inclusive and sustainable growth; inclusive and democratic governance; and climate change and environment. In addition to these core areas, UNDP Turkey is emphasizing the role of women, private sector, capacity development, and information and communication technologies in its policies and programmes. To achieve progress in these areas, UNDP seeks to establish partnerships with the central government, local administrations, civil society, academia and private sector to strengthen its contribution to Turkey's development.

Our Goals

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries and territories, including Turkey, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

Promoting gender in development

We recognize gender as a cross cutting issue that should be mainstreamed in all programmatic areas of interventions. As a result of UNDP’s work towards the promotion of gender equality in Turkey UNDP's contributions have been recognized by the Turkish Government, NGOs, academia, and beneficiaries.

Our Stories

  • A Fashionable Development in Turkey

    The initiative, called Argande, was supported by the GAP Regional Development Administration, UNDP and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) within the scope of the 'Innovationsmore

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Projects and Initiatives

Organic Agriculture Cluster Project

The purpose of the Project is to increase the competitiveness of the organic agriculture sector in the Region (especially in Şanlıurfa) through activating the regional organic agriculture cluster and improving the local business environment by establishing an innovation and information centre, establishing best practices (pilot and demonstrative actions), and building local capacities, and by promoting the region nationally and internationally. more

Development of Preventive Justice Programs for Legally Empowered Citizens and Increased Access to Justice for All in Turkey

The Project aims to support the endeavors of the Government of Turkey within the scope of the justice reform in the country for legally empowered citizens who have enhanced access to justice. more

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Turkey's Transformation: Success Stories
  • Çiftçilere modern teknikler
  • İklim değişikliğinin günlük yaşama etkileri
  • Çocuklar ve iklim değişikliği
  • Kapasite geliştirme toplantısı
  • İklim değişikliği için işbirliği
  • Türk hükümeti Poznan'da konuşuyor

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Human Development Report 2014

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development. And unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).