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  • 01 Aug 2011
    UNDP - Bilgi University cooperation on social entrepreneurship

    Various aspects of social entrepreneurship concept were covered during the conference entitled “Growing Inclusive Markets: Social Entrepreneurship Case Studies from Turkey” which was held in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme and Bilgi University on June 17th.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    First round of twin city visits completed

    Turkish local authorities visited their European counterparts to enhance cooperation, to share know-how and best practices about municipal applications in April, May, June and July 2011. Six technical working visits were paid by Turkish municipalities to their twin cities.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    B&B's in Uzundere received certificates of achievement

    Between 12-17 May 2011 “Home Pansions on-the-job Trainings” and “Personal Development Seminars” were held in Uzundere district of Erzurum for the families who converted or wish to convert their houses into B&Bs.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Habitat IT Academy has first graduates

    The First graduates of IT Academy, which is jointly created by UNDP, Youth for Habitat International Network, Microsoft Turkey and Municipality of Ümraniye received their certificates.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Dreams take the stage at festivals

    Social Inclusion Band (SIB) consists of volunteer musicians and socially & physically disadvantaged students who are receiving art training since 2008. And this time SIB appeared on the Rock’n Coke Scene.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Turkey will determine the world criteria for special environmental protection areas

    A call was made for presenting the model of Turkey’s Special Environmental Protection Areas to the 2012 World Conservation Parks Congress as a role model, in the Marine and Coastal Protection Areas (MCPAs) Strategy and Action Plan meetings, which were made in the context of “Strengthening Protected Area Network of Turkey: Catalyzing Sustainability of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas Project”.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Dreams swim intercontinentally

    Dreams Academy’s volunteer swimmers entered the swimming competition at Bogazici Intercontinental competition in mid July.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Lithuania experience for Turkey's PAN Parks process

    GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions accelerated Küre Mountains National Parks certification process as PAN Parks.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    "Green Küre" Documentary aired on İZ TV

    “9 Hotspots Documentary Series” produced by İZ TV in collaboration with project partners of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” continues as an activity of 2011 International Year of Forestry celebrations in Turkey.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Küre Mountains Project won the funding contest in Europe

    The PAN Parks Foundation has won the funding contest of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) with a project on wilderness in Küre Mountains National Park.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Kars hosted international tour operators

    Tour operators from Germany, United Kingdom and Iran had the first hand opportunity to observe Kars’ tourism potential between 11-15 July 2011.

  • 20 Jul 2011
    UNDP Chief: Turkey can play a huge role in the global arena

    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark gives an interview to the Turkish Journal published for the Turks living in the US and evaluates the activities of UNDP in Turkey and the achievements of development efforts.

  • 15 Jul 2011
    Turkey’s Second National Communication on Climate Change, Finance and Technology Meeting

    Turkey’s Second National Communication on Climate Change, Finance and Technology Meeting was held in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Time for forest and ecosystems services valuation in Turkey

    Forest and Ecosystem Services Valuation and Externalities Conference, and Expert Workshop was organized by UNDP Turkey and İstanbul University Faculty of Forestry in İstanbul on 29 June 2011.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Action plan on climate change ready

    “National Action Plan on Climate Change (İDEP)”, which prepared by Ministry of Environment and Forestry with contribution of UNDP completed.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Support from woman soccer player for women

    As this year’s FIFA Women's World Cup starts in Germany, Brazilian football star, Marta Vieira da Silva, is delivering the message that we all win when women play leading roles not only on the pitch but also in families, schools and the workplace.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    "Life Plus" youth groups gathered in Istanbul

    A group of 30 young project representatives have come together in Saklıköy -Istanbul between 26th June and 1st July to present their innovative solutions to current environmental challenges in Turkey as part of Life Plus Youth Programme.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Corporate volunteers in charge

    One of UNDP Turkey’s stakeholders IBM hosted a roundtable meeting, on 15 June 2011 along with a volunteer marketplace event with the attendance of IBM executives and employees along with the NGO leaders to discuss the concepts of corporate social responsibility and volunteerism and ways to raise awareness and participation for volunteering in the private sector.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Women are adapting to climate change

    Women are among the groups that will be affected the most in the face of climate change. In this context, the “Climate Change and Women Training Workshop” in which issues such as gender mainstreaming in the face of climate change, climate change adaptation and women and the vulnerabilities of women farmers were addressed was held on 16-17 June 2011 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Best video prize goes to Seyhan Basin

    Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change Joint Programme of Turkey won the best video award in a multi-regional summit organized by Millenium Development Goals Fund (MDG-F) Secretariat.

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