Environment and Sustainable Development


Renewable Energy Snapshot: Turkey

Turkey’s economic and social development has led to a massive increase in demand for electricity over the last decade. The Turkish Electricity Transmission Company (TEIAS) estimates that demand will increase by 6 percent to 7 percent annually until 2023 (TEIAS, 2004). more


Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing

This 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.           more


Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

This report features the outcome and overviews of  Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, it's commitments to action, programme overview, and the agenda.                     more

State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment 2012 - Full Report

State 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 havemore


Sustainable Energy and Human Development in Europe and the CIS

Energy is central to human development. It accelerates social progress and enhances productivity. Without the provision of and access to clean, reliable, and affordable energy services, other economic and social development goals cannot be achieved. This publication provides an overview of keymore


Sustainable Energy for All - A Vision Statement by Ban Ki-moon

Sustainable Energy for All Initiative consists of three primary goals that we are hoping to reach by 2030: 1. Ensure universal access to energy 2. Double the share of renewable energy 3. Double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency more


Sustainable Finance Principles Course Material for Sea Protection Areas

Within the scope of "Strengthening Protected Area Network of Turkey: Catalyzing Sustainability of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas" project, this document is the course material for the "Sustainable Financial Principles for Sea protection areas"more


The Climate Change Challenge

This lecture is about about the global challenges posed by climate change.                       more


The Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Western Balkans

This report gives information about the fossil fuel subsidies, their features and methods of use, and the application to Western Balkan Countries.                           more


The Future We Want: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20-22 June 2012 Outcome of the Conference

This document, being outcome of a negotiation period of more than a year, besides putting forth the political commitment on sustainable development, also includes the decisions concerning the establishment of a high level political panel on sustainable development as well as Sustainable Developmentmore

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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