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  • 01 Oct 2012
    Democratic Governance and Gender Regional Community Practice Meeting in İstanbul

    Democratic Governance and Gender Regional Community of Practice meetings were held in İstanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development between 19-21 September, in which practitioners at the national, regional and headquarters level were brought together.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    Participation for inclusive regional governance

    “Basic Level Training on Participation and Stakeholder Engagement in Regional Development” were held in Ankara between 24-26 September 2012 in the scope of the joint initiative of Ministry of Development and UNDP Turkey for “Support to the Improvement of Mechanisms for Governance of Regional Development in Turkey”.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    In 2011 the wealthiest were 8 times richer than the poorest

    Turkish Statistical Institute has recently published Income and Living Conditions Survey of 2011. According to the survey, in 2011, the people in Turkey's highest income group were 8 times richer than those in the lowest.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    Climate Risk Management Conference

    “Climate Risk Management Conference”, in which disaster risk reduction and benefits of climate risk management approach for Turkey were discussed, was held on 25 September by UNDP and Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    Meeting with African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States in Istanbul

    A joint African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and European Commission mission was held between 10-12 September in Istanbul with the cooperation of UNDP Brussels and the hosting of UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    Social Good Summit has ended

    The Social Good Summit, which was a three-day global conference, has ended on 24 September. The premise of the Summit was that new media and technology are changing the way people communicate, but they can also help change the world for the better.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    River corridor to Gölcihan

    A river corridor between Gölcihan Lake and Ceyhan River is built under “Four Seasons of Water to Gölcihan” project which is supported by Life Plus Youth Programme.

  • 01 Oct 2012
    Green Business 2012 Conference on October

    Green Business Conference will be in Istanbul this year between 18-19 October. Ernst Ligteringen, the CEO of Global Reporting Initiative and Jo Confino, chairman and editorial director of Guardian Sustainable Business are going to be among the notable world-wide leaders in the area of sustainability participating the conference.

  • 21 Sep 2012
    International Day of Peace: Peace Bell Ringing Ceremony

  • 20 Sep 2012
    Significant MDG gains risk slowing under declining aid

    Despite several important global targets being met ahead of the 2015 deadline, for the first time in many years aid shows a decline that risks slowing the momentum of significant development gains, warns a United Nations report issued today ahead of the annual high-level General Assembly meetings next week.

  • 20 Sep 2012
    Significant MDG gains risk slowing under declining aid

    The MDG Gap Task Force issued today a new report, entitled “The Global Partnership for Development: Making Rhetoric a Reality” where, in his preface to the report, UN Secretary-General urges development partners to deliver on commitments to remain credible.

  • 13 Sep 2012
    The United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation

    Helen Clark delivered a message ahead of the United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation on 12 September. She emphasized in her message that even as countries reap higher economic gains, the opportunities for prosperity should be distributed more equitably among developing countries.

  • 06 Sep 2012
    Innovative development stories from Europe and Central Asia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the second volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience at its Executive Board meeting showcasing transformative development achievements in Eastern European and Central Asian countries.

  • 05 Sep 2012
    UNDP launches collection of innovative development stories in Europe and Central Asia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a new publication at its Executive Board meeting showcasing transformative development achievements in Eastern European and Central Asian countries. Much of these successes are based on innovative new social policies addressing the needs of that region’s chronically poor and marginalized, including the Roma, youth, the long-term unemployed and people with disabilities.

  • 04 Sep 2012
    United Nations General Assembly opens on 18 September 2012

    The General Assembly of the United Nations opens its sixty-seventh session on Tuesday, 18 September, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

  • 04 Sep 2012
    Airports of Istanbul are getting ready for disasters

    Continuing its efforts in Turkey with its initiative “DHL Disaster Response Team”, DHL is realizing the “Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD)” trainings in Istanbul International Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen airports alongside with UNDP Turkey and General Directorate of State Airports Authority.

  • 03 Sep 2012
    Airports of Istanbul are getting ready for disasters

    Depending on DHL’s, world leader company of international logistics and fast air transportation industries, expertise on airport logistics management, with the aim of maintaining the necessary logistics support in disaster conditions, “DHL Disaster Response Team”, the initiative which is established under the title of “Life Responsibilities” and as part of the social responsibility strategy, continues its efforts in Turkey with self devotion. Bringing the international cooperation to Turkey within this scope, DHL started to execute “GARD – Get Airports Ready for Disaster” program in Istanbul airports with the support of UNDP Turkey (United Nations Development Program) and General Directorate of State Airports Authority.

  • 03 Sep 2012
    United Nations General Assembly opens on 18 September 2012

    The General Assembly of the United Nations opens its sixty-seventh session on Tuesday, 18 September, at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Following opening week, on Monday, 24 September, the General Assembly will convene a high-level meeting on the rule of law at the national and international levels, during which Member States, non-governmental organizations and civil society will work towards strengthening the rule of law.

  • 01 Sep 2012
    International certification demand for service quality in Foça

    Developing an international certification system towards improving the service quality for Foça Special Environmental Protection Area was proposed in the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Sep 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park in "The Ecosystem Promise"

    Küre Mountains continue to be a global case study. Recently, Küre Mountains National Park’s experience has published in internationally well-known book, called “the Ecosystem Promise”.

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