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  • 01 Aug 2012
    Social Inclusion Band performed at the One Love Festival

    Social Inclusion Band continues their summer concerts. On July, the Band performed at the 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival Tünel Feast at garajistanbul and at the One Love Festival at Bilgi University.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    "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.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    First regional workshop on human-bear conflict in Turkey

    Turkey’s first regional workshop on human-bear conflict management planning in Küre Mountains National Park and the surroundings was organized in Ilgaz Mountain National Park on 27-28 June 2012 with the participation of 50 people.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Küre Mountains documentaries on İz Tv

    2 documentaries on Küre Mountains National Park’s experience on nature conservation and sustainable tourism, and local non-governmental organizations participation and activities have been aired on İZ TV. The documentaries were prepared by IZ TV in collaboration with Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” partners.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    BUTGEM trains Kosovan students

    The first group of students started having trainings in Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vocational Training Centre (BUTGEM), within the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (KCC) and through the initiation of the UNDP.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Eco-Turism Practices in Küre Mountains National Park will be a Model for Komi Republic

    A delegation from Komi Republic in Russian Federation visited Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey to review the eco-tourism and sustainable forest management practices.

  • 03 Jul 2012
    Malatya: Count Down for Gender Equality has started campaign “For a more just world, stand by me”

    Malatya, Elazığ, Tunceli, Bingöl Regional Information and Experience Sharing Platform will be co-organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 06 July 2012 in Malatya.

  • 03 Jul 2012
    Gümüşhane: Count Down for Gender Equality has started campaign “For a more just world, stand by me”

    Gümüşhane, Giresun, Trabzon, Artvin, Ordu, Rize Regional Information and Experience Sharing Platform will be co-organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 05 July 2012 in Gümüşhane.

  • 03 Jul 2012
    Three MDG targets achieved, global partnership required for 2015 goal

    Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 and sustainable development goals

    The UN Sustainable Development Conference held in Rio in late June has recognized the importance and utility of a set of sustainable development goals. The goals should address and incorporate in a balanced way all three dimensions of sustainable development and their interlinkages.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 'When the speeches are over'

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders to build on the commitments they made during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to achieve economic, environmental and social prosperity for people all over the world.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "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 Tayyip Erdogan, and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark told a high-level forum at the Rio conference today.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Turkey's sustainable development report: Claiming the future

    Turkey has prepared a report entitled “Turkey’s Sustainable Development Report: Claiming the Future” within the context of national preparations for Rio+20 Conference with a participatory and transparent process.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 legacy: World Centre for Sustainable Development launched by Brazil and UNDP

    As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability

    In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the conceptual groundwork for a future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Climate change is degrading marine habitats

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new publication on the risks from climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs).

  • 01 Jul 2012
    New regulation for more efficient appliances are now in force

    The new version energy labelling communiqués transposing corresponding EU Delegated Acts prepared under EE Appliances Project were published by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (MoSIT) in the Turkish Official Gazette on 22 June.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    'Golden Compasses' met their owners

    Turkey Public Relations Association (TÜHİD) will be will be presenting its 11th Golden Compass Public Relations Awards to the winning projects and organisations on the evening of Tuesday 26th of June in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Turkey’s first biosphere reserve is getting ready for the future

    The ‘’Camili Biosphere Reserve Board Meeting’’ took place in Borçka district of Artvin in June.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Climate change: Monitoring, reporting and verification

    The Meeting on “Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)” within the scope of Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Turkey’s Second National Communication Project was held in UNDP İstanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) in June, with the participation of experts from the relevant sectors.

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