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  • 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.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Dreams Academy continues to make dreams come true

    Dreams Academy obtained successful results at the Games Company (Corporate Games) held in May in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Windmade certificate for companies using wind energy

    One of the founders of Windmade initiative, Vestas Turkey, has launched Windmade label in 15 June World Wind Day.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Second National Communicatıon to the UNFCCC is on the way

    Preparation of the Turkey’s Second National Communication to be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is underway with the leadership of the Ministry of Environment Forestry (MoEF) and with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 27 Jun 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.

  • 25 Jun 2011
    Turkey's Second National Communication on Climate Change Research and Systemic Observation Meeting

    Research and Systematic Observation on Climate Change Meeting was held in Ankara.

  • 20 Jun 2011
    Ban calls developed countries to help refugees

    UN Secretery-General Ban Ki-moon released a message due to the World Refugee Day indicating that aid for refugees should be undertaken evenly by the whole world.

  • 17 Jun 2011
    Ban Ki-moon's message on World Day to Combat Desertification

    The people who live in the arid lands, which occupy more than 40 per cent of our planet, are among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable to hunger.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Ten year programme to save LDCs from poverty

    International community came to an agreement on a ten-year programme which is designed to save the poorest countries of the world from poverty in the Fourth United Nations (UN) Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), ended on May 13.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    An important step for PAN Parks certificate

    The first step has been taken for Küre Mountains National Park to have PAN Parks certificate. Küre Mountains National Park is Turkey’s first candidate for this certicate.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    “Turkey’s National Parks Photography Exhibiton” launched in Kastamonu and Bartın

    Within the framework of International Year of Forests 2011 celebrations, “Turkey’s National Parks Photography Exhibiton” has been launched within “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” activities under coordination of Kastamonu and Bartın Provincial Directorates of Environment and Forestry.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    15.000 tree seedlings for wildlife in Küre Mountains

    Within the scope of "Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” 15,000 tree seedlings have been planted in Kastamonu-Cide section of Kure Mountains National park buffer zone to support wildlife.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    UNDP at Second International Water Forum

    A side event on Water Related Adaptation in the Seyhan River Basin under Changing Climate was organized during the 2nd Istanbul International Water Forum on 3 May 2011 in the context of the UN Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Küre Mountains National Park official wev site is now online

    Küre Mountains National Park official web site has been launched with Turkish and English interfaces.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    First graduates of Sabancı University collaboration

    This year for the first time SPARK (Youth Movement in Informatics) made a collaboration with Sabancı University and was available to Sabancı University students in their “social responsibility” classes that is a part of the mandatory curricula.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Energy efficiency will further Turkey's efforts on combating climate change

    During the last two decades, efficient and rational use of energy resources became one of the most challenging issues in the world’s agenda as the threat of climate change grows, because it is impossible to mention human development for next generations without energy.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Human Development Tour came to an end in Istanbul

    The series of meetings of the Human Development Tour, in which UNDP Resident Coordinator Mr. Shahid Najam introduced the report, came to an end at University of Istanbul.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Trainings on greenhouse gas inventories

    Second Training on the Greenhouse Gas Inventories was held in Ankara.

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