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'Every Woman Deserves Success'

Olympic Champion Aslı Çakır Alptekin took part in the video produced for “For a More Just World, Stand By Me” with the motto of “Every Woman Deserves Success”. New Horizons - ‘Countdown for Gender Equality Has Started’ campaign has been started within the framework of ‘UN Joint Programme on Fosterimore

Early interventions for people on autism spectrum is important

Early interventions can help people on the autism spectrum reach significant gains in their abilities, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on World Autism Awareness Day, urging international attention to autism and other developmental disorders.more

First results from ‘My World’ survey announced

According to the first results from ‘My World’ survey, to which over 560,000 citizens from 194 countries participated, “a good education”, “better health care” and “an honest and responsive government” are the top trending issues.       more

Global food prices rise for second month

World food prices rose for a second straight month, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today said, while global production of coarse grains could set a new record this year with strong growth also projected for global wheat and rice production.more

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International year of forests activities of UNDP Turkey completed

Within the framework of International Year of Forests 2011 Celebrations, GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” completed its 3 main activities listed in “Turkey’s 2011 International Forest Year Action Plan”. New Horizons - Activity 1. 9 Hotspots Documemore

The “ghosts” under the sea reached

The ghost nets were reached during the field studies launched by Gökova Sailing Club in the context of the “Ghost Net Hunters” project. Trammel and gill nets, fish lines and wastes from former fish-farm were also located through the dives.   more

“No spear-fishing” warning from Underwater Research Society

According to the studies undertaken within the framework of “Responsible Fishing” project implemented by the Underwater Research Society (SAD), Datça-Bozburun Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) is under an intense pressure of spear-gun fishing due to the increase in illegal fishing activitmore

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"Count Down for Gender Equality" has started campaign

The campaign titled “Count Down for Gender Equality” under the theme of “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” continued with the two meetings held by Malatya, Elazığ, Tunceli, Bingöl Regional Information and Experience Sharing Platform in Malatya and Gümüşhane. New Horizons - The campaign was startedmore

"Environment reforms must accelerate"

Egypt, Peru, Vietnam and Mongolia are among a number of countries taking the lead in putting the environment at the heart of their plans to cut poverty by 2015, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the United Nations Environment Prmore

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"From Rio to 2015 and beyond: Charting a course for a fairer world"

Countries at the  Rio + 20  summit  must work  together on a "people-based"  approach to social, economic and environmental  sustainability on both the international and local level,  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish  Prime Minister Recep Tamore

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