The United Nations presence in Turkey is coordinated through the Resident Coordinator system. This system brings together the different UN agencies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations at the country level.

The United Nations System in Turkey comprises 14 resident agencies: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Volunteers (UNV), UN Women, World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO).  The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Department of Political A‑airs (DPA), while non-resident, are also actively engaged with Turkey.