Environment and Sustainable Development


The list of sustainable and environmentally friendly economic activities which could be maintained in the Special Environmental Protection Areas of the Aeagean shores of Turkey

The lists raise a number of issues that focus on income generating activities, not only to facilitate economic development but also to ensure that coastal resources are utilized in a sustainable manner. The proposed economic activities are provided in two different tables for each site; onemore


The socio-economic overview and analysis of new income generation activities at Turkish Aegean MPAs

Income generating activities in MCPAs are important not only for local economic development but also because the way they are used and managed have signifi cant impacts on productive and valuable ecosystems. It is worth underlining that marine and coastal ecosystems are among the most productive inmore


UNDP 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.                               more


UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol

This is the entire UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol that is signed by Ministry of Environment and Foresty of Turkey.                         more


World Resources Report 2010-2011: Decision Making in A Changing Climate

This 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.                         more

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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