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  • 13 Oct 2011
    Hamburg to host 2011 Match Against Poverty in Germany

    As Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ronaldo and Zidane will gather a team of other famous soccer players for a friendly game against an all-star side from German team Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV).

  • 12 Oct 2011
    New guide to speed up access to climate finance

    UNDP launched a guidebook aimed at helping decision makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change.

  • 11 Oct 2011
    New guide to help developing countries speed up access to climate finance

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a guidebook aimed at helping decision makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change.

  • 10 Oct 2011
    Rule of Law and Access to Justice Forum held in Izmir

    In an effort to intensify efforts to promote the rule of law, Annual Rule of Law and Access to Justice Regional Community of Practice Forum has been organized in late September in Izmir.

  • 10 Oct 2011
    Argande is on fashion blogs

    Argande, the brand name created by GAP region’s women, the project and its products have been introduced to fashion bloggers in summer by the project team.

  • 10 Oct 2011
    'Basic Facts about the United Nations'

    The new English edition of 'Basic Facts about the United Nations' has been published.

  • 10 Oct 2011
    Boosting tourism in East Anatolia with a documentary

    The documentary film “Efes Travellers in the Coruh Valley” within the context of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region Project has been broadcast on Iz TV in September.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    From the Representative: Empowered lives, resilient nations

    Empowered lives and resilient nations can only be achieved with the start of addressing basic needs.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Argande met fashion fans in Istanbul Fashion Week

    Argande textile brand, introduced by the project “Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region”, met fashion fans during Istanbul Fashion Week (IFW) on 7th of September.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Watching rare birds of Çoruh Valley

    Birdwatchers in late September discovered the rich bird watching opportunities in the Çoruh Valley which serves as a very important highway for the raptors.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local dishes of Çoruh Valley revive

    Between 1st of August and 16th of September 2011 “Capacity Enhancement Trainings on Local Gastronomy” have been held in Uzundere district of Erzurum under the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region Project (TDEAP*).

  • 01 Oct 2011
    UN Volunteers: Helping is the best motivation*

    “Knowing that you are helping people is the best motivation”, ponders Aslı Velieceoğlu, a UN Volunteer on an assignment with UNHCR in Turkey.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Experience sharing visit from Küre Mountains to Kaz Mountains

    Kaz Mountains’ home pension network experience was visited by stakeholders of “Development of Ecotourism Based Home Pension Network Project”, implemented under Pilot Applications Programme of “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    "Innovations for Women" presented at conferences

    Supported by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) “Innovations For Women's Empowerment In The Gap Region Project” aims to empower women in the Southeast Anatolia in social and economic life through innovative production and marketing related strategies and re-branding.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Adaptation to Climate Change in National and International Legislation

    The “Adaptation to Climate Change, Turkish and International Legislation System Workshop” organized under the United Nations Joint Programme on “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change” has been held in September in Ankara with the participation of several institutions.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    The regional meetings on adaptation to climate change were completed

    The regional dissemination meetings on adaptation to climate change have been organized in Samsun, İzmir and Şanlıurfa in the context of UN Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change under the coordination of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    PAN Parks verification progress assessed in Estonia

    Progress in Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks certificate process has been assessed in 10th Europe’s Wilderness Day Conference.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Exemplary initiative in combating flood risks

    Recent floods experienced in Turkey once again verify the importance of early warning systems.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Turkey is preparing for its national disaster risk assesment

    The national workshop on Turkey’s Disaster Risk Assessment that was organized in September in Ankara has been participated by all relevant institutions of the country where officials evaluated Turkey’s disaster risk situation.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local Administration Reform consulted

    Under the concept of preparation of Strategy Document for Local Administration Reform, Local Authorities are coming together in the second round of meetings to compile and evaluate opinions and suggestions. Seven regional workshops were organized for related stakeholders to share ideas about the subjects mentioned in the discussion paper.

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