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  • 31 Mar 2011
    Creativity and culture-linked industries are more resilient to crisis

    reative industries have shown more resilience to the impact of the global economic crisis than traditional manufacturing industries, according to the Creative Economy Report 2010 launched in late March at the United Nations.

  • 22 Mar 2011
    International Convention on Gender Equality starts in Istanbul

    An International Convention on Gender Equality, with the theme of Role of Equality Commissions for a More Equal World for All, is to be co-organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 24-25 March 2011 in Istanbul.

  • 18 Mar 2011
    New project: Local Implementations on Economic, Social and Environmental Services of Forests starts

    The kick-off meeting of the project entitled “Small Investments Fund for Local Implementations on Economic, Social and Environmental Services of Forests” will be held on 18 March 2011 in Ankara. The project will be implemented by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline (BTC Co.) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey.

  • 18 Mar 2011
    New project on Small Investments Fund For Local Implementations on Economic, Social and Environmental Services of Forests started

    The kick-off meeting of the project entitled “Small Investments Fund for Local Implementations on Economic, Social and Environmental Services of Forests” was held on 18 March 2011 in Ankara. The project will be implemented by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline (BTC Co.) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey.

  • 16 Mar 2011
    Second advisory workshop on strengthening community participation in local authorities

    The delegates of ‘Participant Teams’(1) chosen among members of municipality/provincial councils, city council working groups and muhtars from 11 pilot local authorities of the project are coming together in a workshop in Ankara to strengthen local participatory mechanisms.

  • 15 Mar 2011
    UN Development Programme Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development

    The UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) builds on Turkey’s convening power and dynamic private sector as well as UNDP’s global mandate to engage the Private Sector constructively in supporting global and local efforts to address development challenges.

  • 11 Mar 2011
    The poor can be a business opportunity, new UNDP regional report finds

    The report, Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, features for the first time case studies from 19 countries in the region, and provides practical recommendations for how to develop inclusive business models.

  • 11 Mar 2011
    Administrator of the UNDP Ms. Helen Clark paid a visit to Turkey

    Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark paid a visit to Turkey between the dates of March 10 and 14, 2011. Helen Clark, who had meetings in Ankara and Istanbul, inaugurated “UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development” and also launched the regional report entitled “Business Solutions to Poverty” in Istanbul. The UNDP Administrator also visited projects on culture tourism carried in Kars.

  • 11 Mar 2011
    UNDP Administrator opened Private Sector in Development Center in Istanbul

    The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) inaugurated a new centre in Istanbul that aims to encourage the private sector to take a greater role in anti-poverty efforts and create more jobs.

  • 09 Mar 2011
    UNDP Istanbul International Centre For Private Sector In Development to be inaugurated on 11 March

    UNDP Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development is to be inaugurated by Minister of State Cevdet Yılmaz and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Helen Clark. Clark will also launch a regional report entitled “Business Solutions to Poverty” in Istanbul.

  • 08 Mar 2011
    Message of UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on International Women's Day

    On this 100th International Women’s Day, we can dream of how the world can look if women have equal rights and opportunities to reach their full potential.

  • 07 Mar 2011
    Administrator of the UNDP Ms. Helen Clark pays a visit to Turkey

    Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark is to pay a visit to Turkey between the dates of March 10 and 14, 2011.

  • 07 Mar 2011
    The way forward: True gender equality

    Gender inequality is still a global epidemic. However, it is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women’s employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    Turkey's forests are adapting to climate change

    A climate change adaptation and forestry training has been organised on 14-18 February 2011 in Antalya under the UN Joint Programme on “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change”.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    Municipalities of Turkey and EU met in Ankara

    Turkish and EU local authorities met in an introductory meeting, that was held in Ankara.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    New Horizons, now on air

    New Horizons programme of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) country office, now reaches you on air, besides podcast format.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    Last stop of Climate Arena: İzmir

    The last of a series of “Climate Arena” discussion panels organized in cooperation with the UN Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change, British Council and EU Information Centers has been organised in Izmir.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    A new gas that warm earth less

    USA’s Environmental Protection Agency approved a new low-global-warming blowing agent for foam and aerosols applications.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    Küre National Park Bartın part is ready

    Kure Mountains National Park Bartın Arıt-Sögütlü Information Center has been launched on 14th February 2011, as an important activity of GEF funded “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey” Project.

  • 01 Mar 2011
    Sustainable business for a sustainable world

    A platform where “inclusive business models” are discussed has been established by UNDP Turkey and Bilgi University Programs of Master of Business Administration.

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