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  • 01 Feb 2009
    IT Academy opens in İzmir

    In the context of "Empowerment of Youth for E-Governance in Turkey" project, information and communication technologies academy was established in İzmir.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Local seeds gain value in Erzurum

    Wheat farmers in Erzurum take action to protect local zerun, kırik, şigon wheat species and küşne, külür, zegerek fodder plants. The aim of the project “Sustainable and Effective Usage of Resources in the Production of Local Zerun, Kırik, Şigon Organic Wheat” is to prevent wheat breeds and fodder plants from extinction, to protect these local breeds in the regional ecosystem and in situ and to ensure sustainable and effective usage of water resources.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Sustainable finance conference

    The Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI) organized a half-day conference about the importance of environmental & social topics in the financial industry in Turkey.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Everyone will have computer skills

    One of the biggest obstacles for Turkey's full utilization of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and transformation into information society is digital gap. The first stage in closing the digital gap is providing access to information for disadvantaged groups, thereby increasing the number of computer-literate people.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    2009 World Water Day: Shared water, shared opportunities

    22 March has been celebrated as the World Water Day since 1993. This year, World Water Day is dedicated to promoting responsible cooperation between countries in managing their shared sources of freshwater.

  • 07 Jan 2009
    International conference on tax policy options in the wake of EU accession for Turkey

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Turkish Ministry of Finance held an international conference in Ankara on tax policy options in the wake of EU Accession for Turkey on 12-13 January 2009.

  • 03 Jan 2009
    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) reflection group on terrorism

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Welcome me to your digital world

    The “Welcome Me to Your Digital World" portal was launched in İstanbul with the participation of over 100 people including Chairman of Intel Craig Barrett, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkey Mahmood Ayub and Salih Çelik from the Ministry of Education.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Civic engagement to legislation making

    Trainings were provided for Parliamentary Advisers in the scope of the Inclusive Civic Engagement to Legislation Making Project, a joint initiative of UNDP, Prime Ministry, the Association of Legislation and the Parliamentary Advisers Association.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    What does capacity development mean for UNDP?

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) emphasizes capacity development in all its policies and programmes.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Living with HIV

    New UNDP report calls for greater integration of people living with and affected by HIV. Discrimination and the social exclusion of people living with HIV are undermining efforts to respond to AIDS, according to a new report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and CIS: The Human Cost of Social Exclusion”, which was released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in conjunction with both World AIDS Day and the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    New year exhibition in Diyarbakır

    Hand-made products exhibition of Multi-purpose Community Centers (ÇATOM) was launched on 19 December 2008 at Diyarbakır’s Babil Shopping Center, under the joint project of UNDP and Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Administration (GAP RDA), “Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region”.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    A new youth fund for new ideas

    “Development Marketplace”, a competition program executed by the World Bank globally, regionally and locally, is being implemented in Turkey this year in order to support innovative ideas of young people. Within the frame of the programme, with the support of UNDP Turkey Office as well as many other partners, Turkey Development Marketplace will be organized.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Conference on women and governance

    The International Conference on “Women and Democratic Governance” jointly organized by the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TİKA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) was held between 1-3 December in İstanbul.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Eliminating gender inequality reduces poverty

    There are many ways in which gender inequalities are present in society. Those inequalities, like any other, are intrinsically unfair and should be fought against. In this One Pager, we show how gender inequalities in the labour market determine poverty levels.

  • 19 Dec 2008
    Sustainable finance in Turkey

    “Changing Environments – Changing Finance? Sustainable Finance in Turkey” event organized by the Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI) was held on 22 January 2009 in İstanbul, Turkey.

  • 03 Dec 2008
    Digital World Project Launch

  • 03 Dec 2008
    International Volunteers Day

  • 03 Dec 2008
    International Conference on Women and Democratic Governance in Eastern Europe and CIS started

    International Conference on “Women and Democratic Governance” started with the message that gender equality strenghtens societies.

  • 02 Dec 2008
    International Conference on Women and Governance

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