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  • 09 Jul 2013
    “Golden Compasses” met their owners

    The winning projects and institutions of the 12th Golden Compass Awards which is organized by Turkish Pubic Relations Association were announced on the evening of 27 June in İstanbul.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    'Big strides on Millennium Development Goals achieved'

    With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched on 1 July by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    The new five-year development plan ratified in the parliament

    The tenth five-year development plan which will cover the years of 2014-2018 was ratified in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey after being discussed on 1 July.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    High Level Panel handed over the report on Post-2015 Development Agenda

    The President of Indonesia on behalf the 27-member independent High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda handed over their report on May 30th to UN Secretary General (SG) Ban Ki-moon.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    'Sustainable Energy for All' introduced in Turkey

    UNDP Resident Representative Kamal Malhotra stressed upon the importance of 'Sustainable Energy for All' which is about driving actions and mobilizing commitments to positively transform the world's energy systems at İzmir University of Economics.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “Count Down for Gender Equality Has Started Campaign” meetings held in Mardin and Adana

    Two meetings were held in Mardin and Adana at the beginning of June to increase awareness at local and national levels and sharing the experiences in gender equality.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP’s Annual Report for 2012-2013 published

    UNDP’s 2012-2013 Annual Report which showcases how UNDP delivers results through its programmes, touched upon Every Drop Matters project which is a water partnership initiative run by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova is 153 million TL

    According to the report prepared under the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey project by the Mediterranean Conversation Society (AKD), economic value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova Special Environmental Protection Areas (SEPAs) were determined as nearly 120 million TL and 33 million TL respectively.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    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.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “No spear-fishing” warning from Underwater Research Society

    “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 activities.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Young volunteers impact the society positively

    Volunteers and practitioners of volunteering got together in Ankara at Life-Long Volunteering Conference and declared that ‘’Engaging people through volunteering strengthens civil society and it contributes to inclusive sustainable development.’’

  • 01 Jul 2013
    A new project launched for a cleaner and safer environment

    A new project aiming to eliminate current legacies of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) which are highly toxic chemicals, causing an array of adverse effects among humans, animals and environment launched at a kick-off meeting in Ankara at the beginning of June.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Dreams Academy is in Kaş now

    Dreams Academy, which is built jointly by UNDP, Alternative Life Association and Vodafone Turkey Association in İstanbul, is now opened in Çukurbağ Village of Kaş.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Fête de la Musique Genève welcomed Dreams Academy

    Social Inclusion Band of Dreams Academy played in Geneva’s Parc des Cropettes on 23 June.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    600 women from all around Turkey met for equality

    600 women from different cities in Turkey met for equality in the “Third Convention of Women’s Civil Society Organizations” which was held in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Global Alliance for Sustainable Employment launched in İstanbul

    The joint UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) – Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Global Alliance for Sustainable Employment (GASTE) was launched at a signing ceremony.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    An international training held on Business Planning for Energy Efficiency Projects

    The aim of the training course was to train the representatives of the MENR, local financial institutions, ESCOs on the banking requirements and how to develop energy efficiency projects bankable proposals, to transfer know-how and knowledge on concepts and practical applications of project finance.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    600 women from all over Turkey gather for equality

    600 women from different cities in Turkey will gather for equality in the “Third Convention of Women’s Civil Society Organizations” which will be held in Ankara.

  • 18 Jun 2013
    Project on industrial symbosis network in Black Sea ended

    A conference for the closure of ‘Industrial Symbiosis Network for Environment Protection and Sustainable Development in Black Sea Basin’ (SymNet) project, where UNDP is involved in the advisory committee, will be held in İstanbul on 25-26 June.

  • 01 Jun 2013
    The role of information and communication technologies in development is discussed in Istanbul

    UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy and Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Recovery organizes a three day event starting today in Istanbul to discuss the significant opportunities for integrating the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into UNDP’s development programming.

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