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  • Istanbul Innovation Days

    An annual gathering that seeks to explore and accelerate organizational learning of the emerging trends and approaches to development and policy making.

  • Parliamentarians for gender equality and women's empowerment

    This regional conference will explore solutions to increase women’s presence in politics and increase the accountability of parliaments with respect to promoting gender equality.

  • Istanbul Development Dialogues 2017: Risk and resilience

    This IDD will focus on risk and resilience, notions that will encourage participants to discuss the economic, political, social and environmental shocks that are taking place across the planet, their relationship with growing global inequalities and their implications for long-term development planning.

  • Istanbul Development Dialogues 2016

    The dialogue explored recent developments in research and analysis on inequalities and programming to address them in the region.

  • Regional Human Development Report 2016

    The Regional Human Development Report 2016 explains how—despite relatively equal distributions of income, broad access to social services, and small gender disparities—many countries of this region are facing growing threats to their human development accomplishments.

  • Prevention of Violent Extremism: Dushanbe 2016

    A meeting to advance understanding of, and effective preventative measures against, radicalization that leads to violent extremism in Central Asia and the broader region, with a particular emphasis on youth and gender.

  • Migration, Displacement, and Community Resilience Conference

    The conference explored ways to strengthen the resilience of the affected communities through longer-term development investments in the region.

  • Advancing the Gender Equality Agenda in the Western Balkans and Turkey

    Key actors in governments, parliaments, civil society and international organizations came together the discuss the successes and challenges in fulfilling pre-accession gender equality standards in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

  • Dialogue on inequalities

    The Dialogue on Inequalities brought together representatives of UNDP and partner organizations from some two dozen countries, to focus on issues of inequalities in the developing and transition economies of Europe and Central Asia.

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