The "Forest and Human" Themed Photography Contest is Now UnderwayAug 12, 2016Held this year for the second edition as a part of the Project on the Integrated Management of Mediterranean Forests carried out by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in cooperation with the General Directorate of Forestry (GDF) and with the GEF's financial contribution, the "Forest and Human" themed Photography Contest is now underway.
In lineu with Improvement of Legal Aid Practices project; Field Visits are conducted at Southern Anatolian Regions where the Syrian Population is highAug 12, 2016Aiming to develop the capacity of attorneys who have provided or will provide legal aid services to disadvantaged groups, thereby ensuring the provision of efficient and quality legal aid service throughout Turkey, field visits under the project entitled “Support to the Improvement of Legal Aid Practices for Access to Justice for All in Turkey” to Southern provinces that host a large number of Syrians has been completed at the end of June.
Leaders of social media and social good will gather at Social Good Summit 2016 İstanbul meet-upAug 12, 2016People around Turkey and beyond will share their thoughts during Social Good Summit İstanbul meet-up, on how technology and new media can help achieve equality for all by 2030 with the changing dynamics our new world.
The Construction of Turkey's First Sustainable Green Public Buildings is in ProgressAug 12, 2016Among the buildings constructed in line with the principles of Integrated Building Design Approach as a part of 'the Project on Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings of Turkey' are a vocational high school composed of a school building, a workshop premises, a dormitory building and a gym for the Ministry of National Education and a service building for the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre affiliated to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the General Directorate of Forestry kick off cooperation with Yale School of Forestry & Environmental StudiesAug 12, 2016Carried out in cooperation with the General Directorate of Forestry and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the project titled "Integrated Management of High Conservation Value Mediterranean Forests" promotes the sustainable management of forests across Turkey.
Draft Fire Management Plans Were Introduced And Finalızed At 5 Pilot Project SitesJul 1, 2016A series of the meetings were organized in 5 pilot sites of project on “Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region” with the participation of the personnel from Forest District Directorates, representatives from municipality, head of villages (muhtar), representatives from NGOs, army, police department and cooperatives.
Workshop on Decision Support Systems and MRV in forestryJul 1, 2016Workshop on Decision Support Systems and MRV in forestry was held in Ankara on 30 May-3 June 2016 within the “Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region’ Project.
Field Work Of The Total Factor Productivity Project Has StartedJul 1, 2016Works are accelerated within the scope of “Support to Development of a Policy Framework for Total Factor Productivity in Turkey” project which aims to improve the contribution of Total Factor Productivity (TFP) to growth.
UNWTO Network Of Observatories Meets To Discuss The Measurement Of Sustainable Tourism At Destination LevelJul 1, 2016Under the title 'Advancing the Measurement of Sustainable Tourism Development', UNWTO Member States, NGOs, academic institutions and other public and private sector entities discussed approaches to effectively measure, monitor and assess tourism performance and impacts at destination level.
Lavender Producers Went Back To Kuyucak Village From France With New Experiences And IdeasJul 1, 2016Kuyucak Village in Isparta provides 93% of Turkey’s lavender production. Lavender Scented Village Project, supported within the scope of Future is in Tourism, which is implemented in partnership with Ministry of Culture and Tourism, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Anadolu Efes, aims to develop the rural tourism in the region and ensure income generation for local people.
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