Environment and Sustainable Development

  • Post-2012 Climate Change Negotiations HandbookJan 1, 2009Post-2012 Climate Change Negotiations HandbookThis handbook provides a clear introductory guide to the key structures, participants and decision making processes involved with the international climate negotiations and gives detailed information about Turkey and it's current position.

  • UNFCCC Kyoto ProtocolMay 28, 2009UNFCCC Kyoto ProtocolThis is the entire UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol that is signed by Ministry of Environment and Foresty of Turkey.

  • National Climate Change StrategyMay 2, 2010National Climate Change StrategyThis publication is about the process of preparation and implementation of Turkey's National Climate Change Strategy as; goals, adaptation, technology, finance.

  • The Climate Change ChallengeJul 1, 2008The Climate Change ChallengeThis lecture is about about the global challenges posed by climate change.

  • First National Communication on Climate Change Jan 1, 2007First National Communication on Climate ChangeThe study presented in this report gives an in-depth analysis of the Turkish cement industry, identifies the energy saving and carbon dioxide emission reduction potentials and develops an implementation schedule of the necessary measures, based on cost-benefit analyses.

  • National Environmental Action Plan (1998) Jan 1, 2006National Environmental Action Plan (1998)The report covers the global developments of 2005 in the areas of building stronger democracies, generating equitable growth, preventing conflict and supporting long-term recovery, protecting our planet to benefit the poor, halting the spread of HIV/AIDS, empowering women to transform societies, and brokering partnerships for development.

  • Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science BasisSep 27, 2013Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science BasisEach of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth’s surface than any preceding decade since 1850, reports the Summary for Policymakers of the IPCC Working Group I assessment report, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis, approved on Friday by member governments of the IPCC in Stockholm, Sweden. Human influence on the climate system is clear and his is evident in most regions of the globe, the new assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes.

  • Breaking down the silos: Integrating environmental sustainability in the post-2015 agendaOct 8, 2013Breaking down the silos: Integrating environmental sustainability in the post-2015 agendaIn the report ’Breaking Down the Silos’, we present the results of the Global Thematic Consultation on Environmental Sustainability. Those engaged in this consultation -- academia, think tanks, representatives of civil society, youth, women and men from North and South – chose to focus the discussion on the linkages between environmental sustainability and human development rather than identifying a wish list of environmental goals.

  • Climate Change and TurkeyMar 1, 2007Climate Change and TurkeyThis publication integrates and synthesises the findings of various working groups headed by researchers, working closely with relevant national ministries, private sector representatives and NGOs.

  • 2012 Review of UNDP's Work in Conflict and Disaster-affected CountriesOct 14, 20132012 Review of UNDP's Work in Conflict and Disaster-affected CountriesEmpowering people in the face of disasters and conflicts is no easy task for any nation. Through its crisis prevention and recovery activities, UNDP helps build resilience, reduce the impact of disasters, and accelerate recovery from shocks. During 2012, UNDP was active in 97 countries in assisting households, communities, and governments to prevent, confront, and respond to conflicts and disasters.This report highlights UNDP’s key areas of support in crisis prevention and recovery.

Our Work - Environment and Sustainable Development

UNDP Turkey not only promotes mainstreaming environment, climate change and energy efficiency into sectoral policies, but also supports strengthening the institutional and policy capacities.

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