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  • 01 Dec 2011
    Volunteering is to be discussed in UN General Assembly

    On 5th of December, the International Year of Volunteering +10 (IYV+10) will culminate in the special session on volunteering in General Assembly meeting in New York.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Climate Change Law for Turkey: 2012 and Beyond

    The Symposium on “Climate Change Law for Turkey: 2012 and Beyond” which is in the scope of Turkey’s Climate Change Second National Communication was held in Istanbul with a wide participation.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Volunteer Turkey - Social Participation and Change Project

    Turkish National Agency has started to implement the “Volunteer Turkey – Social Participation and Change Project” within the scope of European Year of Volunteering 2011 in order to increase the value of volunteerism in Turkey.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Regional Forum on Equal Opportunities in Decision Making in Istanbul

    UNDP has organized a Regional Forum on Equal Opportunities in Decision Making in Istanbul. UNDP also launched a new publication regarding empowering women in politics in Istanbul.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    “One Day on Earth” with UNDP Turkey: 11.11.11

    UNDP Turkey is contributing to the “One Day on Earth” video project with its works regarding nature protection and sustainable development in Küre Mountains National Park and Coruh Valley in Turkey.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    “Wise Use of Water" Training Manual is ready

    Teacher trainings have been held in Bartın and Kastamonu on 19 and 20 November to introduce “Wise Use of Water Training Manual”.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    TURSAB members visits Coruh Valley

    Members of Association of Turkish Travel Agencies or TÜRSAB made a visit to Erzurum including sites in the Coruh Valley.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    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”.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Turkey's National Youth Employment Action Plan is ready

    The National Youth Employment Action Plan (NYEAP) whose drafting started in January 2010 to reduce youth unemployment in Turkey shared with public on 16 November 2011 in a meeting in Ankara where Namık Ata, Undersecretary of Minister of Labour and Social Security, UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam, International Labour Organization's Turkey Director Ümit Efendioğlu and heads of several national labour unions were present.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    'Volunteering matters – Light-up our world'

    UNV has launched a six week online initiative to mobilize volunteers around the world in marking International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2011 in 5th of December, under the title Volunteering Matters.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Turkey’s concrete steps on adaptation to climate change

    Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change, which has started in 2008 under the coordination of Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and implemented by United Nations has completed.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project was in the UK

    Within the framework of the Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project (EE Appliances), Study Tour has been realized between 14-18 November 2011 in United Kingdom (UK) with the aim of examining the best practices and sharing know-how on the Conformity Assessment and Testing of the Energy Efficient Appliances.

  • 17 Nov 2011
    UN staff volunteers to work with children in Ankara

    UN staff members will join UN Resident Coordinator Mr Shahid Najam this Friday 18th of November by volunteering personally for a non-governmental organisation TEGV (Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı or Turkey Education Volunteers Foundation), which is engaged in supporting primary educational for children nationwide and promotion of volunteerism.

  • 17 Nov 2011
    UN staff volunteers worked with children in Ankara

    UN staff members have joined UN Resident Coordinator Mr Shahid Najam on 18th of November by volunteering personally for a non-governmental organisation TEGV (Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı or Turkey Education Volunteers Foundation), which is engaged in supporting primary educational for children nationwide and promotion of volunteerism.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Barrier in poor's progress: Environment

    Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor, warns 2011 Human Development Report Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction. Report shows wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Turkey in 2011 HD Report

    The 2011 Human Development Report presents 2011 Human Development Index (HDI) values and ranks for 187 countries and UN-recognized territories, along with the Inequality-adjusted HDI for 134 countries, the Gender Inequality Index for 146 countries, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index for 109 countries.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Eastern Europe, Central Asia in danger

    Eastern Europe, Central Asia compare well on development indicators, but face environmental risks, says 2011 Human Development Report.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 HDR Report launched in Istanbul

    The report which United Nations prepares every year was introduced in Istanbul.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Report announced Turkey increased Human Development Index value

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Norway at top, DR Congo last

    2011 Human Development Index covers record 187 countries and territories, puts Norway at top, DR Congo last Inequalities lower HDI rankings for U.S., South Korea, others

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