The United Nations Development Program has opened its International Center for Private Sector in Development in Istanbul, Turkey. The new center will focus on engaging the private sector in development and anti-poverty work and will be a source of expertise on how to build business models that generate jobs and promote local enterprises, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said in a March 11 news release.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.