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  • 01 May 2008
    Guide for Global Compact progress reports

    Companies that participate in the United Nations Global Compact are required to produce an annual “Commucation on Progress” (COP) to their stakeholders which details progress made in implementing the ten Global Compact principles. The Global Compact Office in New York has therefore recently published a guide on how to create, share and post their COPs.

  • 01 May 2008
    Investing in civil society: Diversification of environmental NGOs in central and eastern Europe

    Article by JoAnn Carmin, New Horizons - As civil society actors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) often are viewed as integral to the creation and maintenance of democracy.

  • 03 Apr 2008
    Signature Ceremony of MDG Achievement Fund Programme “Enhancing Turkey’s Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change”

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Before the window of opportunity closes

    Turkey must now focus on developing comprehensive policies for youth in order to ensure that the country has a healthy, educated, and skilled society to face the challenges of next 15 years and beyond, according to the 2008 Human Development Report for Turkey, which was launched on 21 March 2008 in Ankara.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    The Life Plus Youth Programme focuses on 'environment'

    The ‘Life Plus’ Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP that supports projects designed by youth for the solutions of youths’ societal and environmental problems will now focus entirely on ‘environment’. 5-50 thousand dollars of financial support will be provided for the projects along with consultancy services.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Ankara'da “Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Günleri”

    UNDP ve Devlet Planlama Teşkilatı tarafından yürütülen “Sürdürülebilir Kalkınmanın Sektörel Politikalara Entegrasyonu” projesi 18-19 Mart 2008 tarihinde Ankara’da düzenlenen iki günlük bir toplantıyla sona erdi.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Support to Turkish judicial system

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Turkey receives 7 million dollars for the urgent issue of global warming

    Turkey is to receive US$ 7 million to tackle urgent problems arising from global warming from the Government of Spain through a Fund established in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Olympic torch relay

    The people of Istanbul welcomed the 2008 Olympic flame on Thursday, April 3. The torchbearers passed through many notable sights along the relay route, including the Bosphorus Bridge that connects Europe and Asia.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    "Sustainable Development Days" in Ankara

    “Integration of Sustainable Development into Sectoral Policies” project implemented by UNDP and State Planning Organization came to end with a two-day meeting held on 18-19 March 2008 in Ankara.

  • 27 Mar 2008
    Model UNESCO Conference

  • 25 Mar 2008
    10 thousand postcards to the Environment Minister for Gediz

    Young people in Manisa took action for the Gediz River that has been polluted by wastes for years. Young people who initiated the “Clean Gediz” project in the context of the Life Plus Youth Programme received the full support of the locals in Manisa. Thousands of postcards that were signed were sent to the Environment Minister.

  • 21 Mar 2008
    Turkey needs to act before the ‘window of opportunity' closes

    Turkey must now focus on developing comprehensive policies for youth in order to ensure that the country has a healthy, educated, and skilled society to face the challenges of next 15 years and beyond, according to the 2008 Human Development Report for Turkey, which was released today.

  • 18 Mar 2008
    On the Occasion of Sustainable Development Days

  • 18 Mar 2008
    UNDP launches 2008 National Human Development Report

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in its 2008 National Development Report for Turkey, says the country needs to invest in its youth economically and socially and encourage their participation in all forms of governance.

  • 13 Mar 2008
    Workshop on the Organizational Administration Structure of the Judiciary in Turkey

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Lost tales are coming back

    One of the projects that is being implemented in the context of the third phase of the Life Plus Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP is the “Lost Tales” project developed by the Buğday Association in the Nomad villages in 5 cities of Turkey.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Youth report comes out this month

    UNDP Turkey will be launching its 2008 National Human Development Report titled “Youth in Turkey” on 21 March 2008 in Ankara.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Innovative projects to be awarded

    The SEED Initiative is opening the call for submissions for the SEED Awards 2008. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual international competition, designed to support innovative, entrepreneurial partnerships in developing countries which have the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    A look on multidimensional poverty

    A new book titled “Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement” edited by Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silber has been published by the International Poverty Centre (IPC) established by UNDP and the Insititute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA).

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