95% of forest fires in Turkey caused by humansAug 27, 2015Forests provide goods and services such as water, food and shelter that are necessary for sustainable development while also supporting the conservation of nature and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
22 projects on organic agriculture in Southeast Anatolia to be supportedAug 18, 2015Twenty two projects were found successful to be supported by GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program which is designed by Southeast Anatolia Project (GAP) Regional Development Administration implemented with the partnership of UNDP and which is first of its kind in Turkey as it covers solely organic agriculture.
Projects passing the pre-selection for Future is in Tourism identifiedAug 13, 2015Pre-selection process has been completed for the third round of Future is in Tourism, implemented with the partnership of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Anadolu Efes to support the local development with sustainable tourism models. Twelve projects passed the pre-selection.
Addis Ababa Conference Opens Path for Robust Implementation of New Sustainable Development AgendaAug 1, 2015Broad support for policies and actions that will generate resources in support of the implementation of a new sustainable development agenda emerged from the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development that organized on July.
MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN reportAug 1, 2015The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history, according to the final MDG report launched in July by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Sustainable and community based tourism spreading around Turkey Aug 1, 2015UNDP in Turkey and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism support sustainable community based tourism in Turkey by helping local capacity development which can replicate successful examples and build on lessons learned.
Turkey's projections for greenhouse gas emissions for 2020 evaluatedAug 1, 2015Representatives from institutions working on climate change took important steps for Turkey’s preparation to post-2020 global agreement on climate change.
Renewable energy and energy efficiency related activities promoted in national and international platforms Aug 1, 2015 UNDP in Turkey and Southeast Anatolia Regional Development Administration works together to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region.
Working for the UN is a chance and a responsibility, says SultanoğluAug 1, 2015Cihan Sultanoğlu, UNDP’s Assistant Administrator, gave an interview to Cumhuriyet, Turkish daily newspaper after she was selected as one of the most influential Turkish women in the US.
Countries from the Arab States region, Europe and Central Asia discussed cooperation on agricultural development and food securityJul 24, 2015South-South Knowledge Exchange and Coordination Meeting held in Izmir, Turkey
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