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  • 01 Feb 2011
    Principles of judiciary can be adapted locally

    Coordinator of UN Judicial Integrity Group said “Independence, impartiality, integrity, courtesy, equality, competence and diligence are core values and should be applied to different legal contexts without change”

  • 01 Feb 2011
    57 new members for marine and coastal protection team

    An extensive training was provided by the Environmental Protection Agency for Special Areas (EPASA) and UNDP for 57 new employees of HQ and area management units in the context of “Strengthening Marine and Coastal Protected Area System of Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Second National Energy Efficiency Fair and Forum

    Second National Energy Efficiency Fair and Forum has taken place on 13 and 14 January 2011 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Computer training to girls of Kars

    Empowerment of Youth for e-Transformation in Turkey Project supports the “Girls in Kars Go Ahead” project of Turkey Women Entrepreneurs Association (KAGIDER).

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Step by step to a national youth employment action plan

    An interim meeting of the UN Joint Programme “Growth with Decent Work for All: National Youth Employment Program and Pilot Implementation in Antalya” was held on January 25, 2011 in Ankara.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    2011 Forest Year: Forests for people

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to celebrate “Forests for People”.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Podcast of New Horizons launched

    UNDP Turkey office monthly e-bulletin, New Horizons, is now being published in both audio and video versions too. The first podcast has been published on 24 January 2011.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    A culture house in Kars for the Minstrelsy Tradition

    The Kars Minstrel Culture House was inaugurated on 17 January 2011 in Kars with the support of the United Nations (UN) Joint Programme “Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia” in cooperation with the Municipality of Kars.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Digital project reaches one million

    As a result of the Bridging Digital Divide Project, which aims to “close the numeric gap in Turkey”, the number of people that received ICT training has reached one million.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Roadshow for Human Development Report

    UNDP Turkey resident representative Shahid Najam has continued to introduce the Human Development Report 2010: “The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development” in Adana and Kars.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Capacity development trainings for local authorities

    A thousand elected representatives and 600 appointed managers are receiving training on how to strengthen the human resource capacities of local authorities by a new in-service training programme in Antalya and Ankara.

  • 01 Feb 2011
    Bar associations and UNDP cooperates

    The Turkish Union of Bar Associations and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony at the Turkish Union of Bar Associations on 11 January 2011.

  • 27 Jan 2011
    Introductory meeting for twin cities project between Turkish and EU municipalities

    Turkish and EU local authorities are meeting in an introductory meeting being held in Ankara to help increase the effectiveness and broaden the scope of the twinning arrangements both between the local authorities of Turkey and Europe as well as among Turkish local authorities.

  • 24 Jan 2011
    Footballer Iker Casillas appointed as UNDP's new Goodwill Ambassador

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today appointed the World Cup-winning Spanish football goalkeeper Iker Casillas as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In this role, he will focus on issues affecting young people in developing countries, promoting poverty reduction, education and health.

  • 21 Jan 2011
    Talking Points: Stakeholder Meeting

  • 17 Jan 2011
    Training for local authorities in Ankara and Antalya

    A new in-service training programme will help strengthen the human resource capacities of local authorities. A thousand elected local representatives and 600 appointed managers are participating in the programme. Trainings include a variety of issues from project management to improvement of vision in cities.

  • 14 Jan 2011
    In-service training for local authorities in Ankara and Antalya

    A new in-service training programme will help strengthen the human resource capacities of local authorities. 1,000 elected representatives and 250 appointed managers will participate in trainings.

  • 01 Jan 2011
    Turkey's electrical appliances are now more efficient

    Turkey’s large population and steady economic growth are important drivers of the electrical appliance market. Residential electricity consumption has reached almost 36 thousand gigawatts per hour in 2007, an amount equal to over 20 metric tons of CO2. Given the rising trend in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the country, the “Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project” emerges as one of the major efforts in reducing household energy consumption and fighting climate change.

  • 01 Jan 2011
    Saros Gulf is under protection

    A new Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) is added to Turkey’s existing 14 areas.

  • 01 Jan 2011
    Monitoring management effectiveness

    For the first time in Turkey, a management effectiveness monitoring system will be applied in 41 national parks and 41 nature parks across Turkey. The General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks will begin implementing the system in 2011.

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