Environment and Sustainable Development

  • May 23, 2013Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk ReductionThis report explores how businesses, by investing in disaster risk management, can reduce costs and interruptions represented by disaster losses and impacts; how performance and reputation can also be enhanced by minimising uncertainty and unpredictability; why effectively managing disaster risks should be the hallmark of a competitive, sustainable and resilient business; and why a broader approach to business value creation that also addresses underlying drivers of risk is required.

  • Environmental and Social Screening Procedure for UNDP ProjectsMar 19, 2013Environmental and Social Screening Procedure for UNDP ProjectsThis note aims to guide Project Developers/Managers through the screening process by outlining what the procedure aims to achieve, when it takes place, who is responsible, and how to do it.

  • World Resources Report 2010-2011: Decision Making in A Changing Climate Oct 1, 2011World Resources Report 2010-2011: Decision Making in A Changing ClimateThis year's World Resources Report focuses on the imperative of adapting to climate change. The goal is to help policy makers - especially in vulnerable developing countries.

  • Jan 30, 2012Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth ChoosingThis publication explains the High-Level Panel's aim; to eradicate poverty, to reduce inequality and make growth inclusive and more sustainable, while combating climate change.

  • Dec 1, 2011From Transition to Transformation: Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Europe and Central AsiaThis publication explains that a new growth model in this region is both necessary and possible to increase human development, advance in equality of human and reduce the ecological footprint.

  • Mar 1, 2011UNDP and The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)This report explains PoPs, their threats to sustainable human development and the precautions to avoid them.

  • Frontline Observations on Climate Change and the Sustainability of Large Marine EcosystemsJun 1, 2012Frontline Observations on Climate Change and the Sustainability of Large Marine EcosystemsThis report focuses on the impacts of climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems sustainability in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

  • Dec 1, 2011The Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Western BalkansThis report gives information about the fossil fuel subsidies, their features and methods of use, and the application to Western Balkan Countries.

  • State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment 2012 - Full Report Dec 1, 2012State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment 2012 - Full ReportState of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment Report 2012 provides information on the overall nature of Mediterranean ecosystems and defines pressures affecting the state of Mediterranean’s environment, to which 21 countries have coast.

  • Catalyzing Climate FinanceApr 1, 2011Catalyzing Climate FinanceThis guidebook is offered as a primer to countries to enable them to better assess the level and nature of assistance they will require to catalyze climate capital based on their unique set of national, regional and local circumstances.

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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